Training Event


Andrea Morrison

Andrea M. Morrison has worked as a library staff and librarian and as an original monographic cataloger at Indiana University, Bloomington. In 2013, she accepted the position of Head, Monographic Text Cataloging. Andrea participates in the Program for Cooperative Cataloging programs: Monographic Bibliographic Record Program (BIBCO); Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO); and Subject Authority Cooperative Program (SACO).

Andrea is also an adjunct professor at Indiana University, Department of Information and Library Science, School of Informatics and Computing, and an adjunct lecturer for University of Washington, Information School. She regularly leads cataloging workshops for Indiana Library Federation and the Ohio Valley Group of Technical Services Librarians, and we are thrilled to welcome her as an instructor for MCLS. She has served for many years on ALA and ALA Government Documents Round Table cataloging committees, currently serving on Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access (CC:DA).

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FRBR: An introduction

Apr 4
Apr 5
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Eastern
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Central
Topic: Cataloging Technology

Credit: 4 Technology LEUs pending for IN staff



FRBR is a conceptual model for the bibliographic universe used as an underlying framework for the cataloging standard RDA. This class will explain the FRBR model and show how the concepts of FRBR are applied in RDA cataloging records. An understanding of FRBR is fundamental to understanding and using bibliographic records created according to RDA.
Topics will include:

An introduction to the FRBR model
An explanation of FRBR principles applied in RDA: attributes and relationships associated with the entities work, expression, manifestation, and item
Bibliographic examples of the FRBR in RDA cataloging records for various formats
Practical application of FRBR concepts in RDA cataloging
Exercises to test understanding of FRBR
Resource list

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.


"MARC: an introduction" OR good working knowledge of MARC


Per-person rates
$79 (MCLS members)
$159 (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)