Cataloging Law Materials with RDA

Applying RDA to the cataloging of law materials, including laws, court reports, treaties, etc.

An ALCTS webcast

Who Should Attend?

Anyone with an interest in the topic can benefit from this session and is welcome to participate.


John Hostage has been involved in cataloging at the Harvard Law School Library since 1982. He served on various task forces connected to ALCTS' Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access (CC:DA) and for the past 3 years has been the representative from the American Association of Law Libraries to CC:DA. He also served on the Standing Committee of the IFLA Cataloging Section, 2005-2011.


How to Register

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recording (YouTube)

presentation slides (.ppt)

Tech Requirements

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

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