Free Cataloging Resources and Training

Are you new to the wonderful world of cataloging?  Maybe you haven’t thought about cataloging since library school and your new job requires a memory jog?

We have compiled a list of cataloging resources and training opportunities to build your skills.

Photo by Christin Hume on Unsplash
Photo by Christin Hume on Unsplash


WebJunction training is free for Texas library staff. To access WebJunction courses, visit their course catalog and create a free account. For more information, visit WebJunction’s help/FAQ page or contact WebJunction support.

American Library Association (ALA) and the Library of Congress

Books and other resources

The Texas State Library’s Library Science Collection has books for beginning catalogers, including:

Texas library staff can borrow these books and many others via Interlibrary Loan.

Questions? Contact us at, 800-252-9386 (toll-free in Texas) or 512-463-5465.

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