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Nevada Library Association Annual Conference -- October 12-14th, 2018
Saturday, October 13 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Ways to Increase Discoverability, Access, and Circulation of Equipment and Realia in Libraries

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Equipment and realia bring great value to the library collections of school, public, and academic libraries. They are essential for learning, professional development, and technology literacy of users. Increasing demand for realia and equipment such as laptops, headphones, digital cameras, computer keyboards, projectors, game consoles and the like requires special attention and support by libraries. Catalog records created for public view should include more descriptive information about each piece of equipment to increase access and circulation of these items.
This presentation is about different kinds of realia and equipment displayed and used in libraries and discusses how to increase discoverability and enhance MARC records representing these collections.

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Cyrus Ford Zarganj

Special Formats Librarian, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Cyrus is the Special Formats Librarian at UNLV, University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries and has worked in cataloging, media, and technical services since 2003. He performs original, descriptive, and subject cataloging for all special formats materials.


Saturday October 13, 2018 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Paloverde B (The Westin Las Vegas Hotel & Spa) 160 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA

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