This course consists of four 2-hour sessions:
January 7th - 10th, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST daily, with homework.
This comprehensive webinar will bring you the latest news on RDA and give you a thorough overview of the new content standard.
- FRBR review
- RDA Core elements for description, preferred titles, and names
- Changes from AACR2
- Articulating relationships between resources and entities
- RDA Toolkit functionality
- Using workflows and mappings to catalog materials with RDA
Through exercises and hands-on cataloging experience, participants will receive a thorough grounding in RDA.
- Distinguish between work, expression, manifestation, and item as they apply to describing and providing access to resources and understand their roles in enabling users to find, identify, select, and obtain resources
- Build descriptions of resources using RDA Core elements
- Create authorized access points using preferred names for persons, families, and corporate bodies and preferred titles for works
- Articulate relationships between works, expressions, manifestations and items and between resources and persons, families, and corporate bodies using RDA vocabularies
- Use the RDA Toolkit and workflows to identify rules relevant to describing resources and creating access points
Library catalogers with experience in cataloging with AACR2 and MARC. Copy catalogers may find this course to be too in-depth for their needs.
- Working knowledge of AACR2 and experience applying rules to cataloging situations
- Working knowledge of the MARC 21 and/or OCLC MARC bibliographic formats
- Desire to learn & openness to change
Registration is open to all METRO & other NY3Rs Members at the reduced rate of $60. Sign up here.