Cataloging, Classification & RDA
In this session, LC's Associate Librarian for Library Services, Deanna Marcum and its Director for Acquisitions & Bibliographic Access, Beacher Wiggins share their thoughts on LC's decision regarding RDA. Marcum gives her reactions to reviewing and accepting the recommendations of the U.S. RDA Test Coordinating Committee. Wiggins, a Coordinating Committee co-chair, describes the test, findings, and analyses that led to the recommendation to implement RDA not sooner than January 2013.
FRBR first appeared twelve years ago, and although many of its basic concepts are well known, how many of your staff have read and understand the complete text? Do you know that, for example, chapter six explains how to talk about FRBR with library administrators and public service librarians? This presentation describes our active training methods for FRBR.
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.
A traditional Dewey arrangement of nonfiction collections works well for library staff, but is it the best method for your patrons to find what they need? Instructor Mary Rzepczynski, assistant library director at the Delta Township (Mich.) District Library, was inspired by a desire to improve service, increase access, and empower patrons while maintaining “findability.” She led her library in a charge to expand the Dewey for nonfiction collections and, in the first year, saw circulation in that area go up by 122 percent.
This webinar will discuss how cataloging in publication is handled in the electronic environment, what the Library of Congress’ role is, and how libraries and publishers are managing in this new environment.
RDA define una serie de elementos para mayor identificación de nombres de personas, familias, y entidades corporativas. Este taller, el segundo de una serie de dos, presenta los elementos que se usan en registros específicos para familias, obras, expresiones y nombres de entidades corporativas y/o personas, de acuerdo con las políticas y prácticas de la Library of Congress (LC - Biblioteca del Congreso de EE.UU.)
RDA define una serie de elementos para mayor identificación de nombres de personas, familias, y entidades corporativas. Este taller, el primero de una serie dos, presenta los elementos usados en general para todo registro de autoridad de nombre, de acuerdo con las políticas y prácticas de la Library of Congress (LC - Biblioteca del Congreso de EE.UU.)
This presentation provides an introduction to the Bibliographic Framework (BIBFRAME), a model used for expressing and connecting bibliographic data through the semantic web.
Online Course: A basic level, 6-week asynchronous course offered several times a year.
Offered by the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)
Learn about the work of the U.S. ISSN Center and ways the ISSN contributes to identification, access, and data linking in print and digital environments worldwide. ISSN is the premier international identifier for serials and other continuing resources in all formats. ISSN was ahead of its time in anticipating the crucial role of identifiers in the digital environment and has evolved well beyond its early role as a number displayed on print journals.