A Beginner’s Guide to FRBR (and How it Relates to RDA)

Description:
This webinar is the FIRST in a SERIES OF FOUR that will lead all to a common place of knowledge. Once these webinars are completed, a face-to-face workshop will be planned to reinforce and build upon the foundation provided in these webinars. In this webinar, attendees will learn the basics of the conceptual model Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR). FRBR terminology will be explained and practical examples provided.

Academic Library staff will be interested in this workshop because FRBR is the conceptual model on which RDA, the new cataloging standard, is based. It is important to have a basic understanding of FRBR terminology in order to catalog using RDA.

Public Library staff will find this training beneficial because FRBR is the conceptual model on which RDA, the new cataloging standard, is based. It is important to have a basic understanding of FRBR terminology in order to catalog using RDA.

School Librarians and Media Specialists will leave this workshop with a greater understanding of FRBR, the conceptual model on which RDA, the new cataloging standard, is based. It is important to have a basic understanding of FRBR terminology in order to catalog using RDA.

Special Libraries will be interested in this workshop because FRBR is the conceptual model on which RDA, the new cataloging standard, is based. It is important to have a basic understanding of FRBR terminology in order to catalog using RDA.

Location: Web Based Training

Presenter: Karen Snow, Ph.D

Other Information:
Karen Snow, Ph.D. Karen Snow is an Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Library & Information Science at Dominican University in River Forest, IL. She received her Ph.D. in Information Science in 2011 from the University of North Texas, where she taught cataloging courses primarily online from 2006 until 2011 for the Department of Library & Information Sciences. She previously worked as a cataloger in the Rare Book Room, University Archives, and the Technical Services departments at the University of North Texas. She currently teaches beginning and advanced cataloging courses at Dominican University, both face-to-face and online.

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