Archival Materials: Using RDA with DACS
Overview of RDA provisions related to archival collections, including both bibliographic and authority records. Explores the possible connections between RDA and Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS), and their potential application as supplementary standards.
Course Level & Prerequisites
Attendees should have some understanding of archival cataloging practices and a desire to learn more about archival cataloging rules.
Cory Nimer is a manuscripts cataloger and metadata specialist at Brigham Young University, where he is responsible for cataloging archival materials. He is currently serving as co-chair of the Standards Committee for the Society of American Archivists.
Date & Times
Available 24/7. Originally presented May 30, 2012.
This session lasts about an hour.
Computer with Internet access (high-speed connection is best). Headphones recommended.
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