Cataloging Practices

General Guides

Cataloging and Acquisitions, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate
Website: Library of Congress
Homepage of the Library of Congress Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate, filled with current information on cataloging practices.

Cataloging Tools and Resources
Website: American Library Association
American Library Association LibGuide on standards underlying library cataloging, with links to sources for the tools.

Resource Description and Access (RDA)

RDA, February 11, 2016
Webinar: American Libraries Live
Archived webinar sponsored by American Libraries Live on RDA, featuring a panel of knowledgeable RDA experts.

RDA Toolkit
Website: American Library Association, Canadian Federation of Library Associations, and CILIP: Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
RDA Toolkit is an integrated, browser-based, online product that allows users to interact with a collection of cataloging-related documents and resources including RDA: Resource Description and Access.

Resource Description and Access (RDA), Information and Resources in Preparation for RDA
Website: Library of Congress
Library of Congress website dedicated to information and resources in preparation for RDA.

Resource Description and Access Overview: Making RDA Work, November 20, 2014
Webinar: Infopeople
Archived webinar sponsored by Infopeople on what is RDA and how it will affect your library and its users.

BIBFRAME & Linked Data

BIBFRAME, Bibliographic Framework Initiative
Website: Library of Congress
Library of Congress website filled with general information about BIBFRAME, including presentations, FAQs, and links to working documents.

LC Linked Data Service, Authorities and Vocabularies
Website: Library of Congress
Library of Congress Linked Data Service website with information on controlled vocabularies and authorities relating to linked data and BIBFRAME.

Library of Congress BIBFRAME Developments, October 12, 2016
Webinar: Association for Library Collections & Technical Services
Webinar focused on BIBFRAME initiatives taking place at the Library of Congress.