Searching for Sound: Introduction to Public Broadcasting Core

This two-hour live online class will introduce students to the basics of Public Broadcasting Core and describe and explain best practice in the field.

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This two-hour online class will help you lay some of the basic groundwork needed to implement Public Broadcasting Core metadata in your institution. For those familiar with MARC or other cataloging schema we will discuss how Public Broadcasting Core developed and how it supports the cataloging of strong AV collections and how that might be integrated into your workflow.

Learning Outcomes

Understand the basic Public Broadcasting Core elements
Identify best practices within the field
Describe to administration how Public Broadcasting Core metadata can be used efficiently and effectively within the library environment

Intended Audience:

This class is ideal for catalogers, volunteer catalogers and those who want to acquire some knowledge of Public Broadcasting Core. It is also ideal for anyone simply interested in knowing more about the schema and how it may be applied in all kinds of digital projects related to AV materials.


Registrations for this class must be received at least one week before the class date. Registrants should receive an email offering detailed login and setup instructions. Please call 800.999.8558 if you do not receive this email at least three days before the class. This class is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.

Time: All live online classes are in Eastern time.

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You may register using one of two methods:

    Register Online
    Click on "Register" above.
    PDF Form
    Print out the registration form and fax it to LYRASIS at 404.892.7879.