SEP 30

Cataloging with RDA (Amigos)

This workshop will bring you the latest news on RDA and give you a thorough overview of the new content standard.

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Course Overview

Goodbye AACR2 and hello RDA. This workshop will bring you the latest news on RDA and give you a thorough overview of the new content standard. Topics include: 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 experiences, participants will receive a thorough grounding in RDA.

Learning Objectives

  • 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.

Audience

Library catalogers with experience in cataloging with AACR2 and MARC Prerequisites

  • 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
  • Students must have access to the RDA Toolkit through institutional or personal subscription

Date

30 September 2014

Time

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Central Daylight Time, North America [UTC -5]

Cost

$420.00

Course Provider

Amigos

Course Length

8.0 Hours (4 days / 2-hour sessions per day)

Course Format

Live Online

Contact

learning@amigos.org

Products

RDA

Subject Area

Cataloging and Metadata

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