Original Cataloging of Digital Resources Using RDA (MCLS)
05 December 2017 - 07 December 2017
This hands-on workshop teaches participants how to original catalog digital resources 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 digital resources. This hands-on workshop teaches participants how to original catalog digital resources 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 touch upon original cataloging of all forms of digital resources: virtual materials, such as websites, eBooks, eSerials, and downloadable audio books, music and video files, as well as physical media, such as video games, CD-ROMs and other computer disks.
The class will participate in a hands-on exercises focusing on eBooks, Video Games, and Webpages. The class will address original cataloging in the MARC format. 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 digital resources, and will study the relationships among these fields. Assignment of subject headings for digital resources will also be discussed. Several MARC record examples will be examined. 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.
PLEASE NOTE: 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.
This class will be online using WebEx online workshop software. All registered attendees will receive an email with WebEx login information a few days prior to the class date.
This workshop has been approved for six (6) General Library Education Units (LEUs) for Indiana staff.
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$99 (MCLS members)
$199 (Non-MCLS members)
Group viewing rates
$249 (MCLS members)
$349 (Non-MCLS members)
6.0 Hours (3 days / 2-hour sessions per day)
Cataloging and Metadata