Web Screening: Introducing RDA

Speaker Chris Oliver
Chris Oliver is the author of "Introducing RDA: a Guide to the Basics" (ALA, 2010).  In 2011, she was appointed as the RDA copy editor and assigned the responsibility for rewording parts of RDA to improve its readability.  She is the Chair of the Canadian Committee on Cataloguing (CCC) and ...

Chris Oliver is the author of "Introducing RDA: a Guide to the Basics" (ALA, 2010).  In 2011, she was appointed as the RDA copy editor and assigned the responsibility for rewording parts of RDA to improve its readability.  She is the Chair of the Canadian Committee on Cataloguing (CCC) and has been a member of this committee since 1997.

Full Description

Join us at METRO for this in-person screening of "Introducing RDA" from ALA TechSource.

RDA: Resource Description and Access is the new global cataloging standard.  The March 2013 full implementation by Library of Congress and other national libraries is coming up fast, and libraries are working intensively to familiarize staff, whether they're going to be simply interacting with records created using RDA or doing original cataloging themselves.  In this workshop, Chris Oliver, author of the best-selling "Introducing RDA," will give an overview of RDA and look at the key aspects that make RDA different from AACR2.  The workshop is designed to provide background for catalogers before they begin RDA training and will also serve as a refresher for those wanting to brush up on their understanding of RDA.

Topics include:
- Organization of RDA and its key attributes
- Similarities and differences between RDA and AACR2
- Basic vocabulary and reasons for the changes
- Improving resource description and resource discovery

Organizer ALA TechSource

When?

Wed, Jan. 9, 2013
2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. US/Eastern

How Much?

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Where?

METRO Training Center
57 East 11th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10003