Original Cataloging of Archives Using RDA (MCLS)
25 April 2017 - 27 April 2017
This hands-on workshop teaches participants how to original catalog archives using such tools as the RDA Toolkit, the Library of Congress - Program for Cooperative Cataloging Policy Statements and Library of Congress Subject Headings Manual. (3 days / 2 - hour session per day)
Here is your chance to work with RDA (Resource Description and Access) as applied to the original cataloging of archives. This hands-on workshop teaches participants how to original catalog archives using such tools as the RDA Toolkit, the Library of Congress - Program for Cooperative Cataloging Policy Statements and Library of Congress Subject Headings Manual. The class will address original cataloging of all forms of archives.
Among the topics discussed will be the chief source of information, physical description, primary access point, and the choice of additional access points. Participants will learn the appropriate MARC fixed and variable fields for archives, and will study the relationships among these fields. Assignment of subject headings for archives will also be discussed.
Several MARC record examples will be examined, and a number of hands-on exercises will be included. The booklet for this workshop contains an RDA Workflow providing the relevant RDA rules, the Library of Congress-Program for Cooperative Cataloging Policy Statements and MARC coding information. The OCLC Bibliographic Formats and Standards will also be used.
This class will be online for 3 - 2 hour sessions over 3 consecutive days using our online workshop software. All registered attendees will receive additional login information a few days prior to the first class date.
This workshop has been approved for 6 General Library Education Units (LEUs) for Indiana staff.
Basic navigation in the RDA Toolkit will NOT be covered. You will need to attend Original cataloging of monographs using RDA prior to attending this program.
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$99 (MCLS members)
$199 (Non-MCLS members)
Group viewing rates*
$249 (MCLS members)
$349 (Non-MCLS members)
*To register groups, contact the Training department at firstname.lastname@example.org, do not register online.
6.0 Hours (3 days / 2-hour sessions per day)
Cataloging and Metadata