Training Programs

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.

5 hours (one day)


Target audience
Information professionals, publishers, library science students and academics.

Academic or professional knowledge of library science, the following two courses are prerequisites: MARC21 - Dewey Decimal Classification.

The course covers the following topics:

  • Subject analysis
  • Rules for choosing subject headings
  • Free floating subject headings
  • Forms of subject headings
  • Subject added entry - personal name
  • Subject heading entry in MARC format:
    • 600 Subject added entry - personal name
    • 610  Subject added entry - corporate name
    • 611 Subject added entry - meeting name
    • 630 Subject added entry - uniform title
    • 650 Subject added entry - topical term
    • 651 Subject added entry - geographic name
    • 655 Index term - genre/form

Registration will be available soon.