Training Event


Autumn Faulkner

Autumn Faulkner supervises copy catalogers at Michigan State University Libraries, and catalogs a variety of special formats including sound recordings and scores. Her interests have recently focused on workflow mapping and efficiency as well as the evolution of linked data environments. She has also published book chapters on the future of technical services and cataloging work in Academic Librarianship Today (expected August 2016, ed. T. Gilman, Rowman & Littlefield) and Leading the 21st-Century Academic Library (2015, ed. B. Eden, Roman & Littlefield).

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BIBFRAME: an overview

Apr 20
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Eastern
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Central
Topic: Cataloging Technology

Credit: 2 Technology LEUs for IN staff



This course will provide an overview the developing BIBFRAME project, intended to replace the MARC21 standard. Topics will include:

An Overview of the history of its development
An introduction to RDF and linked data concepts
An overview of BIBFRAME and how it implements various standards and models (RDF, vocabularies)
Examples of BIBFRAME records and current projects
Tools currently available to work with current MARC records to BIBFRAME conversion

This class will be online using WebEx online workshop software. All registered attendees will receive an email with WebEx login information a few days prior to the class date.




Per-person rates
$59 (MCLS members)
$119 (Non-MCLS members)

Group viewing rates*
$249 (MCLS members)
$349 (Non-MCLS members)

*To register groups, contact the Training department at, do not register online.

Registration Information

It is highly recommended that all registrants register for this workshop at least SEVEN DAYS PRIOR to the workshop date. If you register after that, you must additionally send an email to stating that you have registered past the deadline. You will receive a general email confirmation immediately upon successfully registering for this workshop. All registered attendees will receive an additional email with WebEx login information approximately one week prior to the 1st class date. If you do not receive an invitation to the meeting by noon of the day prior, please email

Technical Information

You must connect using a high-speed wired internet connection (not wireless).

Microphones are not required but your computer will need speakers and a sound card to hear the audio via VoiceOver IP.

WebEx supports the following:
Operating Systems:

Internet Browsers:
Internet Explorer 8.x+, Firefox (latest version), Safari 5+, Chrome (latest version)