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Qualifications and Training for PINES Catalogers

<font 11pt/Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;;inherit;;inherit>All PINES catalogers performing copy cataloging should be able to:</font>

  1. <font 11pt/Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;;inherit;;inherit>Understand/interpret MARC records;</font>
  2. <font 11pt/Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;;inherit;;inherit>Have knowledge of and follow established matching criteria for all major formats (such as books, sound recordings, and video materials);</font>
  3. <font 11pt/Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;;inherit;;inherit>Search PINES efficiently and accurately;</font>
  4. <font 11pt/Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;;inherit;;inherit>Use the Z39.50 to search OCLC and bring and edit matching records;</font>
  5. <font 11pt/Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;;inherit;;inherit>Search OCLC (using the Connexion Client) efficiently;</font>
  6. <font 11pt/Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;;inherit;;inherit>Edit records as needed according to PINES established standards;</font>
  7. <font 11pt/Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;;inherit;;inherit>Use the Transfer functions for transferring holdings from poor or wrong records to better records and/or merging duplicated records for its own system;</font>
  8. <font 11pt/Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;;inherit;;inherit>Overlay a poor record or a K-record with a better OCLC record.</font>
  9. <font 11pt/Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;;inherit;;inherit>All PINES trained catalogers should stay on PINES-cataloging list: please subscribe at</font>
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