The Cataloging Section of the National Library of Medicine® is pleased to announce the availability of an new e-learning course called Fundamentals of the NLM Classification. It is available as a link from the Cataloging Section homepage, as well as the Distance Education page. The course is a free set of modules and interactive exercises that students may take at their own pace without an instructor.This course covers the principles and applications of the NLM Classification in the cataloging environment. The course is divided into nine modules:
Overview of the NLM ClassificationUsing the Online NLM ClassificationComponents of NLM Call NumbersGeneral PrinciplesTable G (Geographic Notations)Form NumbersBibliographies and Related MaterialsClassification of 19th Century Works and Early Printed BooksContinuing Resources
Tuesday, October 06, 2009
NLM announces a classification course.