- 2:00 PM (Eastern)
- 1:00 PM (Central)
- 12:00 PM (Mountain)
- 11:00 AM (Pacific)
- Learn the basic concepts of queer theory in order to understand thinking about gender outside of the male/female binary.
- Review the development of RDA and the shift in cataloging practice for name authorities in order to understand the need for an intervention in RDA Rule 9.17.
- Learn about the process of changing RDA Rule 9.7 in order to understand how catalogers can intervene to make positive change on behalf of authors and users.
- Discuss the implications and best-practices for recording gender of a person in an RDA Authority Record in order to develop ethical description practices for gender in authority files based on the recommendations of the PCC Ad Hoc Task Group on Gender in Name Authority Records.
Who Should Attend
General library professionals who have some background in cataloging
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.
How to Register
No registration required.
Computer with Internet access (high-speed connection is best) and media player software. Headphones recommended.
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This web course is generously sponsored by Gender Studies Collection from Duke University Press.