Two-part virtual preconference before ALA Annual Conference 2017 in Chicago.
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.
This e-Forum will cover the technical and organizational opportunities associated with managing vendor records, including issues of quality, techniques and tools for batch processing and loading, and workflows and best practices for vendor record sets.
As libraries continue to transition away from information services based on physical materials, how is electronic resources management changing? How are electronic resources changing libraries?
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.
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.
This webinar will discuss the work completed by Columbia staff and the ArtFrame Extension Group, including use cases, modeling areas, tools, outcomes, and lessons learned.
This webinar will review methods and tools catalogers use to assess technical services, based on published literature. As part of this, we will discuss how to choose methods or tools appropriate to your goals. We conclude by discussing how our assessment decisions relate to our professional and institutional values.
This e-forum will explore a number of possible career paths for catalogers and metadata creators.
This e-forum intends to address the current state of postgraduate education in cataloging and metadata and its efficacy in preparing students for professional practice. Topics may include, but are not limited to, how cataloging and metadata is covered in library science courses, whether this information is applicable with current demands, and what we can do to change or contribute to it.