Training Event


Doug Koschik

Doug Koschik is currently the Director of the Baldwin Public Library. Mr. Koschik has 35 years of experience in libraries, the last 19 of which have been at Baldwin.  He has served Baldwin as Head of Technical Services and Systems and as Associate Director, Technology/Technical Services. Since September 2009 he has been the co-Interim Director.

Mr. Koschik earned a bachelor’s degree in German and a master’s degree in Library Science from the University of Michigan, as well as an M.B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles.  He has long been active in the Michigan Library Association and the American Library Association, and since 2003 has served as an adjunct faculty member at Wayne State University’s School of Library and Information Science, where he has taught Cataloguing and Collection Development.  He is also the Past President of the Birmingham Central Kiwanis Club.

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Original cataloging of sound recordings using RDA

Mar 22
Mar 23
Mar 24
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Eastern
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Central
Topic: Cataloging

Credit: 6 general LEUs for Indiana staff



This workshop teaches participants how to do original cataloging of physical sound recordings (CDs, MP3s and cassettes, both musical and nonmusical), using such tools as RDA and OCLC Bibliographic Formats and Standards. The class will address original cataloging in the MARC format. The instruction will cover issues like the preferred source of information, physical description, authorized access point, content/media/carrier types, and choice of additional access points. In addition, participants will learn the MARC fixed and variable fields for sound recordings, and will study the relationships among these fields. Several MARC record examples will be examined, and three hands-on exercises will be included. The online versions of the RDA Toolkit and OCLC’s Bibliographic Formats and Standards will also be used.

PLEASE NOTE: Basic navigation in the RDA Toolkit will NOT be covered. You will need to attend Original Cataloging of Monographs Using RDA prior to attending this program.

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.


Attending the MARC: An introduction workshop (or working knowledge of MARC) and attending the Original cataloging of monographs using RDA workshop (or working knowledge of the RDA Toolkit) are required. Access to the RDA Toolkit is helpful but not required.


Per-person rates
$99 (MCLS members)
$199 (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)