Cataloging and RDA Webinars

Catalogers, librarians, and staff; department heads who will be planning RDA implementation; and library directors who need to understand the benefits and importance of implementing RDA should reserve an hour for an ALCTS webinar.

Upcoming Webinars

All last approximately 1 hour beginning at 11am Pacific, noon Mountain, 1pm Central, 2pm Eastern. Check the page for each session for pricing information and a link to registration.

Date Topic Presented By
April 16 RDA Basics for Music Materials Mary Huissmann
April 23 Planning and Describing Your Work with P&T in Mind Lizzy Walker and Ginger Williams
April 29 Low-Cost Ways to Preserve Family Archives Karen E. K. Brown
May 1 Preserving Scrapbooks Melissa Tedone
May 7 Negotiation of E-Resource Licensing & Pricing Terms Abbie Brown
May 21 Using Third-Party MOOCs on Campus Rebecca Griffith
May 28 Using RDA with DACS: What’s New? Cory Nimer
June 4 Libraries and MOOCs: Role, Opportunities, Pitfalls Sarah Bordac

Registration

To register, complete the online registration form or register by mail for the session(s) you would like to attend.

Fees

Pricing information for webinar sessions is listed on each webinar page. All webinars are recorded and the one-time fee includes unlimited access to the webinar recording. All registered attendees will receive the link to the recorded session, so if you are unable to attend the webinar at the time it is presented, you will have the opportunity to listen to the recording at your convenience.

Sessions in a series may be purchased individually.

New RDA Webinars

More sessions are being planned—please let the RDA Planning and Training Task Force know if you have topics you would like to see addressed. Contact Kate Harcourt or Mary Woodley.   

Previous Webinars

NEW! Check out all of the free RDA webinars on the ALCTS YouTube Channel.

Webinar recordings are available for purchase for 2 weeks after the live event:

Date Topic Presented By
April 4, 2014 Comprendiendo RDA de Forma Fácil Felipe Martínez Arellano
April 4, 2014 Understanding RDA in an Easy Way (in Spanish) Felipe Martínez Arellano

Recent webinars are held for 90 days:

Date Topic Presented By
March 19, 2014 RDA: Staff Training, Implementation, and Monographic Workflow Stephen Smith
February 19, 2014 RDA: Revising, Developing, and Assessing Kathy Glennan

These webinar recordings are available at no cost:

Date Topic Presented By
December 18, 2013 Accessible Electronic Resources for All Angela Dresselhaus
December 11, 2013 MOOCs: Here to Stay or Flash in the Pan? Jonathan Grudin
December 4, 2013 Optimizing Floating Collections for Public Libraries: Tips for Managing Customer Access Deborah George and Barbara Spruill
November 20, 2013 Assessment Strategies for Cataloging Managers Rebecca Mugridge
November 13, 2013 Evaluating Print Book & E-Book Patron-Driven Acquisitions Suzanne Ward and Rebecca Richardson
November 6, 2013 MOOCs: Copyright Management for Online Courses? Kevin L. Smith
October 23, 2013 Electronic Resources Workflows and Tools Dawn Hale, Kari Schmidt, and Laura Wrubel
October 9, 2013 Libraries and MOOCs: Providing Solutions for Alt-Higher Ed Steven Bell
October 2, 2013 Floating Collection: How It Can Work in a Large, Multicampus, Academic Library Barbara Coopey and Barbara Eshbach
September 25, 2013 Get Ready to MOOC: Why Libraries Should Care Mike Eisenberg
September 18, 2013 Using Open Refine to Update, Clean up, and Link Your Metadata to the Wider World Sarah Weeks and Elissah Becknell
August 21, 2013 Managing E-Resources Cataloging: Impact and Insight Sherab Chen
June 18, 2013 to June 20, 2013 Virtual Preconference: Loan Agreements for Exhibits Materials Kristina Bottomley, Tonia Grafakos, and Sara Stigberg
June 10, 2013 to June 11, 2013 Virtual Preconference: Shared Collection Development Barbara Kawecki, Michael Levine-Clark, Sadie Williams, and Athena Hoeppner
May 22, 2013 Challenges with Linked Data in Libraries Heather Lea Moulaison
May 15, 2013 Mobilizing the Library Sonya Betz and Robert Zylstra
May 8, 2013 Programmatic Changes to the LC/NACO Authority File for RDA Dave Reser
April 25, 2013 Archival 101: Dealing with Suppliers of Archival Products Peter D. Verheyen
April 24, 2013 Personal Digital Archiving Mike Ashenfelder
April 23, 2013 The Preservation of Family Photographs Debra Hess Norris
April 17, 2013 Technical Services Librarians Matter at Your Library: Finding a Career in Technical Services Joshua Barton, Sarah Simpson, and Roberta Pilette
March 20, 2013 Hosting a Personal Digital Archiving Day Event Erin Engle
February 27, 2013 Transitioning from Cataloging to Creating Metadata Teressa M. Keenan and Vicki Sipe
February 13, 2013 CONSER RDA Core Elements for Serials Les Hawkins
November 28, 2012 Holdings Comparisons: Why Are They So Complicated? Amy Kirchhoff
November 14, 2012 The Role of Long-Term Storage in Digital Curation Laura Osterhout & Erin Rhodes
November 12, 2012 Principles of Classification Lai Ma
November 7, 2012 RDA in 10 Easy Steps Thomas Brenndorfer
October 31, 2012 RDA for the Non-Cataloger: What’s in It for You? Lori Robare
October 17, 2012 RDA Name Authorities—What's New and Different from AACR2 Paul Frank
October 10, 2012 The Art of Selecting Digital Content to Preserve Brenda Miller and Sarah Rhodes
October 3, 2012 Demand-Driven Acquisitions, part 2 Michael Levine-Clark, Barbara Kawecki, Rebecca Seger
September 19, 2012 Demand-Driven Acquisitions, part 1 Michael Levine-Clark
September 12, 2012 Recording RDA Elements in MARC 21 Fields in Name Authority Records Ana Lupe Cristán
September 5, 2012 Universal Access to All Knowledge Brewster Kahle
August 22, 2012 Really Mystified: Creating the Sudden Selector's Guide to Chemistry Resources Elizabeth Brown
August 15, 2012 Writing and Citing: Creating the Sudden Selector's Guide to Biology Resources Flora Shrode
August 1, 2012 The Future of the Integrated Library System? Walter Nelson
May 30, 2012 Archival Materials: Using RDA with DACS Cory Nimer
May 23, 2012 Rare Materials and RDA: Exploring the Issues Robert L. Maxwell and John Attig
May 9, 2012 Using the Library of Congress Classification P Schedule Elaine A. Franco
May 2, 2012 Using the Library of Congress Classification H Schedule Louise Ratliff
April 26, 2012 Preserving Your Personal Digital Photographs Bill LeFurgy
April 24, 2012 Taking Care: Family Textiles Bronwyn Eves
April 18, 2012 You Ought to be in Pictures: Bringing Streaming Video to Your Library Erika Peterson and Cheri Duncan
April 11, 2012 More Product, Less Process: Why It Matters to Archivists, Librarians, and Researchers Dennis Meissner
April 4, 2012 Challenge the Status Quo: When the IR comes to Access Services Brad Matthies
March 28, 2012 Cataloging Three-Dimensional Objects and Kits with RDA Kelley McGrath
March 21, 2012 Libraries and MARC Holdings: From Works to Items Everett Allgood and Wen-Ying Lu
March 14, 2012 RDA and Moving Images Kelley McGrath
March 7, 2012 Steps in a Digital Preservation Workflow Bill LeFurgy
February 29, 2012 The Black, White, and Gray Areas of Licensing: A Review and Update for Librarians and Publishers Becky Albitz, Bob Boissy, Tracy L. Thompson-Przylucki
February 22, 2012 Preparing for the Worst: Disaster Planning for High Density Storage Jennifer Hain Teper and Roberta Pilette
February 15, 2012 Effective Subscription Management and Alternatives Deborah Lenares and Steve Smith
February 8, 2012 Services Lead to Success: Strategies for Repository Growth Isaac Gilman
December 14, 2011 2CUL: Cornell/Columbia Next Gen Tech Services Scott Wicks and Bob Wolven
December 7, 2011 Datasets for Publication: Standards and Issues Todd Carpenter and Terri Mitton
November 30, 2011 Promoting Institutional Repositories on and off Campus Dan Kipnis
November 9, 2011 ISSN and You: Using ISSN SuperNumber in the Digital Environment Regina Romano Reynolds
November 2, 2011 Cataloging Law Materials with RDA John Hostage
October 26, 2011 RDA and Music Basics: Sound Recordings Kathy Glennan
October 19, 2011 RDA and Music Basics: Scores Kathy Glennan
October 12, 2011 Constructing the Future Library: Architectural and Digital Considerations Jeffrey Hoover and Denelle Wrightson
October 5, 2011 The CONSER Standard Record: Where Are We Now? Steve Shadle
September 28, 2011 RDA and Cartographic Materials: Mapping a New Route Paige G. Andrew
September 21, 2011 Floating Collections: Building on Your Patrons' Horizons Dawn Peters
September 14, 2011 Book Repair Basics for Libraries Peter D. Verheyen and Marianne Hanley
August 31, 2011 Recommendations from the RDA Test: Where Do We Go From Here? Barbara Bushman and Regina Reynolds
August 24, 2011 The Art of Scanning Paul Royster
August 1, 2011 Aiming for a Robust Metadata Infrastructure for the Future Deanna Marcum and Beacher Wiggins
June 1, 2011 Reengineering the Institutional Repository to Engage Users Suzanne Bell and Nathan Sarr
May 25, 2011 Cases and Commentaries: Intellectual Property Issues for Librarians Anne Gilliland
May 11, 2011 Engaging Your Campus in Utilizing Institutional Repositories Marianne Buehler
May 4, 2011 Organizing the Evaluation of Electronic Resources Lenore England and Li Fu
April 28, 2011 Preserving Your Personal Digital Memories Bill LeFurgy
April 27, 2011 Protecting Future Access Now Amy Kirchhoff
April 26, 2011 Accidents Happen: Protecting & Saving Family Treasures Nancy E. Kraft
April 13, 2011 Repository Metadata: Challenges of Interoperability Wendy Robertson
April 6, 2011 Preparing Copy Catalogers for RDA Irina Kandarasheva and Mark Wilson
March 23, 2011 Culling Your Collection: The Fine Art of Weeding Keri Cascio
March 16, 2011 Linked Library Data: Tuning Library Metadata for the Semantic Web Corey Harper
March 2, 2011 RDA and Serials Catalogers: Will Our Work Really Change? Steve Schadle
February 17, 2011 RDA Ask-the-Experts Webinar Linda Gabel, Erin Stalberg, Trina Grover, Kathryn La Barre
February 9, 2011 Changes from AACR2 to RDA. Part 2 Adam Schiff
February 2, 2011 Changes from AACR2 to RDA. Part 1 Adam Schiff
January 26, 2011 Copyright and Contracts: Moving Beyond Text in IRs Lisa Macklin
January 19, 2011 Finding Savings in the Collection Budget Jane Schmidt
December 16, 2010 The Potential of Partnerships: Dissolving Silos for a Successful IR Implementation Marilyn Billings
December 15, 2010 FRBR as a Foundation for RDA Robert Maxwell
December 8, 2010 Introduction to Sears Subject Headings II Sara Rofofsky Marcus
December 1, 2010 Don’t Tilt at Windmills, an Active Learning Approach to Teaching FRBR James Ascher and Peter J. Rolla
November 17, 2010 Digital Preservation: An Introduction to the Basic Concepts Cathy Martyniak and Emily Gore
November 10, 2010 Introduction to Sears Subject Headings I Sara Rofofsky Marcus
November 3, 2010 RDA: Benefits for Users and Cataloguers Christine Oliver
October 27, 2010 Maximizing Revenue from Selling withdrawn Books and Unwanted Gifts Robert Holley
October 13, 2010 RDA for Administrators: Managing the Transition in Your Library Christopher Cronin
October 6, 2010 Buying Library Materials on the Out-of-Print Book Market Robert Holley
September 28, 2010 Using Web 2.0 Applications in Technical Services Julie Swierczek
September 22, 2010 Introduction to RDA Robert Ellett
August 18, 2010 Continuity of Operations after a Disaster Nancy Kraft
June 9, 2010 Disaster Response Nancy Kraft
June 2, 2010 Cataloging more icky things, or, If you can catalog a book, you can catalog this stuff too! Pamela Newberg
May 19, 2010 Perpetual Beta: Early Literature about Institutional Repositories and What Assessment Can Tell Us Now Leah Vanderjagt and Allison Sivac
May 13, 2010 Mold Prevention and Remediation Michele Brown
May 12, 2010 Disaster Preparedness and Planning Nancy Kraft
May 11, 2010 Archival 101: Dealing with Suppliers of Archival Products Peter D. Verheyen
April 28, 2010 The Consortial-Campus View: Reinventing the IR from All Directions Sharon Farb, Bonnie Tijerina, and Catherine Mitchell
April 14, 2010 The Rise and Fall of Reference Collections: Strategies for Managing Change David Tyckoson
April 7, 2010 Selecting an IR Platform: Options, Approaches, and Implications Bob Gerrity
March 24, 2010 Making the Most of Your Descriptive Metadata: Planning, Transforming, and Re-using Marisa Ramirez and Nancy Fallgren
February 24, 2010 Cataloging Icky Things, or, If You Can Catalog a Book, You Can Catalog Anything! Pamela Newberg
December 2, 2009 You Want Me to Select for What? Getting Started in a New Area Virginia Kay Williams
November 10, 2009 Bringing Research Data into the Library: Expanding the Horizons of Institutional Repositories MacKenzie Smith
October 28, 2009 Yours, Mine, Ours? Copyright Ownership and IRs Dwayne K. Buttler
September 23, 2009 Open Access: Key Trends Heather Morrison
June 10, 2009 Generating Campus Buy-In for Your IR Marisa Ramirez and Michael D. Miller
May 6, 2009 Beyond the Institutional Repository: Campus Research Distribution Strategies Marilyn Moody
April 8, 2009 Institutional Repositories: The Promises of Yesterday and of Tomorrow Greg Tananbaum
March 23, 2009 How to Present a Webinar Keri Cascio
September 25, 2008 ONIX for Serials Nathan Robertson and Katharina Klemperer
June 18, 2008 Demystifying Library Standards Trisha Davis, Julia Gammon, Karen Wetzel, and Pamela Bluh

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Questions

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For all other questions or comments related to the webinars, contact Julie Reese, ALCTS Events Manager at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5034 or jreese@ala.org.