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The revolution continues! The 20th MARC 21 Workshop featuring RDA will be held this October 2014 in Metro Manila. Read on and be the first to reserve a slot!

MARC 21 Workshop REVOLUTION is part of Library Automation Bootcamp 3 . Our theme for this workshop is "MARC 21 and RDA: Working Together for the Next Generation of Library Systems and Users". More info HERE

Electronic Information Solutions Inc, in partnership with University of the East, will hold a workshop on Machine-Readable Cataloging (MARC21) at University of the East Library, on October 27-28, 2014. This is the twentieth (20th) edition of our MARC21 Workshop series which includes two days of intensive training on two kinds of MARC21 formats:

RDA Ready

The current workshop also includes lectures on RDA (Resource Description and Access), which replaced AACR2 in 2013, and how changes in MARC 21 format will accomodate this new standard.

We have dubbed this as a REVOLUTION as it revolutionizes the way you do cataloging. Be part of a REVOLUTION in librarianship!

Why You Must Attend This Course

This MARC Workshop aims to arm Librarians with skills to catalog library materials using MARC format, and to create MARC records using inexpensive pre-processing software, so that the library's MARC database becomes ready for automation. In addition, using the appropriate software, the librarian can produce card catalogs at the same time that they create the MARC records, making the transition from printed to electronic records easier.

EISI believes that much wasted effort can be prevented if Philippine libraries which are not yet automated can make MARC records as a by-product of their current card production & printing procedures. Those who are already into automation can benefit from the better understanding of MARC, enabling them to produce better quality MARC records for their online public access catalogs (OPACs).

The attendees will use internet-connected computers located within the library or training room.

Hands-on Cataloging, Usable output

The participants will be exposed to MARC concepts and actual cataloging practices for various library materials, including multimedia, using books and library materials of their choice. They are expected to produce MARC records ready for importation to any MARC-compliant library system.

About Electronic Information Solutions, Inc.

Electronic Information Solutions Inc is a library automation solutions provider based in Makati City. It has provided electronic subscriptions, library software, automation supplies, computer equipment and networking solutions to the leading libraries in the Philippines since 1993. They can be reached at phone +63 2 8436571 and email eisi @ eisi.com.ph

About University of the East

The University of the East (Filipino: Pamantasan ng Silangan) and commonly abbreviated as U.E.) is a private nonsectarian university located in University Belt Area, district of Sampaloc, Manila and in Samson Road Caloocan City Philippines. The university was founded in 1946 as a coeducational institution. Once labeled as the "Largest University in Asia" in terms of population, UE became the first university in Asia to have an enrollment of over 60,000 students.

University of the East is one of the most financially stable universities in the Philippines in terms of assets. Dr. Lucio C. Tan bought the University of the East in 1990, which he considers his biggest feat and had heavily invested in promoting quality education in the country.

In over 65 years of existence, the University of the East has grown into a respected private university in the Philippines. The university is granted by the Commission on Higher Education with an Autonomous Status that was given to few tertiary institutions in terms of High Quality Education. From Wikipedia

A letter-invitation with an outline of this two-day workshop is available in PDF format HERE

Contact us at: Electronic Information Solutions Inc, Room 206 Auro-Vir Plaza, Evangelista St, 1233 Makati City, Tel 6 32 8436571/8453507 Fax 6 32 3250027 Email eisi@eisi.com.ph. Or sign up using the form below: