This Basic Serials Cataloging Workshop will offer an introduction to cataloging serials with RDA. It will cover RDA and CONSER standards, RDA core elements and terminology, transcribed versus recorded elements, new or revised areas of information, and creation of new records and serial maintenance.
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Join us for a day with Dewey Decimal Classification! Caroline Saccucci from the Library of Congress will give beginning catalogers & paraprofessionals a detailed overview of all sections of DDC; demonstrate basic Dewey number-building in WebDewey; and give tips and tricks for using WebDewey. Do you Dewey? We do.
This workshop for new catalogers and para-professionals will focus on what RDA records look like in the catalog and the key ways they differ from AACR2 records.
A refresher workshop in cataloging AV, this program will focus on the nuts and bolts of cataloging DVDs, Blu-Rays, music and spoken word, and video games in MARC following RDA principles. This program will include an in-depth discussion of the MARC tags and subfields for AV materials.
A refresher workshop in cataloging books, this workshop will focus on the nuts and bolts of cataloging books in MARC following RDA principles. This program will include an in-depth discussion of the MARC tags and subfields for books.
You’ve heard talk of linked data, shared vocabularies like BIBFRAME and schema.org, library visibility, and end user fulfillment. But what is it, why does it matter, and who needs to be involved? Join us for an engaging, interactive discussion that gives you a great introduction to the world of linked data.
If you are a new copy cataloger or need a little refresher …if you work in another area but need to know how and why catalogers do the things they do …if you’re worried about choosing the right record, deciding when a record matches, or what RDA means to your work—then help is on the way.
Good authority work is as important as good bibliographic description in the current and future cataloging environment. This program will show you how to construct and understand RDA authority records, including records for persons, corporate bodies, and works and expressions, using RDA and MARC.
This program will emphasize the OCLC MARC elements of RDA for cataloging audio visual materials including music and spoken word CD’s, blu-rays, DVD’s, and console games. All the updates and changes in the past year will be included.
Chris Oliver, Chair of the Canadian Committee on Cataloguing, will begin by looking at what makes RDA fundamentally different from AACR2. She will then look at the identification and description of books, concentrating on what is new, and outlining some of the major changes in access points.