Training Courses and Workshops

Subjective Cataloging
The Course explains all concepts, practices, and principles for the optimal usage of Arabic subject headings and their data entries in the form of “MARC 21”. The course includes a number of practical exercises.

Authority Control
The course focuses on the importance of authority control, creating an authority file, and its supporting rules, as well as the basics of applications using electronic cataloging through “MARC 21” standards. The course will include lectures and practical exercises on .....

Machine Readable Cataloging “MARC 21” Part 1
The Course includes an introduction on “MARC 21” rules, and in-depth explanations on all basic fields, subfields, and indicators.

Periodicals Cataloging and Indexing
Periodicals are of great importance as a source of information; they represent the most up-to-date publications in various specializations. The researchers in all fields mainly.....

Dewey Decimal Classification
The Course explains the combination of the theoretical approach and the practical application of Dewey classification. The Course introduces the basic concept of classification and its development since.....

Workshop: Reference Materials
The Workshop introduces the various types of references, attributes of each type separately, how information is presented, and methods of using each type according to the characteristics of the required information and....

Collection Development of Electronic Resources and Services in Libraries
The Course discusses the impact of electronic publishing on library collection development policies. It introduces the various types of electronic resources, criteria for choosing this type of information resources, and rules for developing its .....

Collection Development
This course introduces the basic concepts and rules followed by libraries to build up and develop their collections of books and other information resources according to a comprehensive vision for the best interest of library patrons and the beneficiaries.....