For immediate release | April 8, 2024

Core Webinar - Best of Core Forum: What is "Cataloging"? An Analysis of Job Postings

CHICAGO—Core hosts the webinar "Best of Core Forum: What is 'Cataloging'? An Analysis of Job Postings" on April 23, 2024, at 1 p.m. CT. Like many library jobs, cataloging job titles and duties have changed significantly over time. Catalogers and leaders might notice cataloging is being rolled into other positions, being outsourced on a more regular basis, or in some cases even being eliminated. An analysis of job postings from the past shows a need for cataloging still exists at libraries. The skillsets required have become both more specialized, and also more all-encompassing, depending on each library’s needs. Both catalogers and library leaders can benefit from a summary and analysis of how this particular market is evolving.

This webinar was previously presented in-person as a session at the 2023 Core Forum. We are hosting this webinar, with the session adapted and presented live as a virtual event, to extend its reach.

Best of Core Forum: What is "Cataloging"? An Analysis of Job Postings
Live Webinar: Tuesday, April 23, 2024, 1 - 2 p.m. CT

Registration Fees:

Core Member: $57.67
ALA Member: $71.10
Nonmember: $79.00

How Do I Purchase Group Registration?

You can register a group by specifying the number of people who will be accessing the webinar during checkout. We offer webinars discounts based on the number of registrations you specify at checkout. If you are a Core member, you can purchase seats for yourself and your colleagues at the Core discount rate; ALA's new e-Learning store allows you to extend Core member savings to colleagues at your institution.

Can't attend the live event? No problem! All registrants will receive a link to the recorded session for later viewing at their convenience.

Register online or by phone at 1-800-545-2433 (press 1 to reach our customer service representatives).

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About Core

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Mia Blixt-Shehan

Continuing Education Assistant

American Library Association

Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures