RDA and Moving Images

This presentation will provide an overview of the cataloging of moving image content using RDA, focusing on areas that differ from AACR2, are challenging to interpret, or are in need of community consensus. Examples include DVD, Blu-ray, streaming video, and video games.

An ALCTS Webcast

Who Should Attend

Those who want to learn more about how moving image cataloging practices will change with RDA and what the unsettled issues are. Attendees should already be familiar with the basic concepts and application of RDA and the general process of cataloging moving image materials using AACR2.


Kelley McGrath is Metadata Management Librarian at the University of Oregon. She is an experienced media cataloger and has worked with videos, ebooks, CD-ROMs, computer games, pictures and posters, kits, games, and a variety of three-dimensional objects. She has been active in Online Audiovisual Catalogers (OLAC) for many years including several years as chair of OLAC’s Cataloging Policy Committee. She coordinated the joint OLAC/Music Library Association group that participated in the U.S. National Libraries RDA test and is currently OLAC’s liaison to CC:DA.


How to Register

Recording (YouTube)

Recording (.wmv)

Slides (.pptx)

Tech Requirements

Computer with Internet access (high-speed connection is best) and media player software. Headphones recommended.

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