Cataloging

A Beginner’s Guide to RDA – Live Online

Resource Description and Access (RDA) is the new cataloging standard replacing the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, 2nd edition (AACR2). This webinar will explore some of the major differences between AACR2 and RDA using many practical examples. More and more libraries are using RDA to create bibliographic and authority records. Consequently, all libraries will see an increase …

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

Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) is the conceptual model on which the new cataloging standard, Resource Description and Access (RDA), is based. In this webinar, attendees will learn the basics of FRBR by exploring the meaning of FRBR terminology and examples of FRBR-ized data, as well as connect FRBR concepts to what they are …

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RDA/MARC for Copy Cats (2 days) (SEFLIN)

This two-day online course will be held on Tuesday-Wednesday, July 15-16, 2014 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Students must attend both sessions. Copy cataloging is becoming somewhat more complicated, as various important creators of MARC records gradually switch from following AACR rules to following RDA instructions for the records they make. RDA/MARC records certainly …

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SWFLN Cataloging Electronic Resources Using RDA

Resource Description and Access (RDA) is the new cataloging standard replacing the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, 2nd edition (AACR2). This webinar will cover the differences between AACR2 and RDA bibliographic records for electronic resources. Participants will gain a better understanding of new RDA fields for electronic resource records, as well as how to transcribe these fields. …

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FRBR, FRAD and FRSAD: A New Model for Cataloging (SEFLIN)

This two hour online program will provide an overview of the FRBR model, as well as an overview of the related FRAD and FRSAD models. FRBR (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records) was developed by IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations) to provide a new way of thinking about bibliographic description and access based on what …

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Born Digital: Cataloging Items on the Web (SEFLIN)

The ever-increasing popularity of the Internet has made librarians’ participation in cataloging online resources crucial. In this two-hour live online class, we’ll introduce the cataloging process and use lecture, demonstration, discussion and hands-on practice to teach descriptive cataloging of resources born digital. Resources discussed will be those born digital such as websites, pdfs and others. …

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Introducing RDA 1: Structure, Principles and Core Elements (SEFLIN)

This two-hour live online class provides an introduction to RDA (Resource Description and Access), the proposed next edition of cataloging rules to replace AACR2 (the Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, 2nd ed.). We’ll look at how RDA’s rules are structured, its basis in the Functional Requirements of Bibliographic Records (FRBR), its overarching principles (such as “transcribe what …

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