I am happy to announce that the Cataloguing and Metadata Group is running a
one day workshop on Web Dewey in NUI Maynooth Library on Friday 8th February.
This is a practical introduction to DDC23 using Web Dewey, designed to give
a sound working knowledge of Dewey, from basic navigation of the scheme and
simple number allocation to the building of complex notation.
Benefits of attending
Having completed the workshop participants should be able to carry out
simple classification with Dewey, recognise built numbers and be able to
build notation to describe subjects appropriately.
By the end of the event participants will:
Be familiar with the strengths of Dewey
Have practically reviewed the basic aspects of Dewey
Be able to carry out classification using Web Dewey
This course is designed for
Information workers who are required to use Web Dewey and wants to know how.
Information managers who wish to classify information and have no experience
of classification schemes.
Workshop leader: Keith Trickey
Keith is lead trainer with Sherrington Sanders and was a part time lecturer
at Liverpool John Moores University. He has been involved in information
work for over thirty years and he has been designing and delivering
professional training for over twenty years.
Date: Friday, 8th February
Time: 10 am - 4.30 pm
Location: NUI Maynooth Library
Cost: €70 Unwaged/Student, €100 CMG member, €110 LAI member, €140 Non-LAI
You can register online here: