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RDA (Resource Description and Access) Cataloging Workshop

When:  
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 (9:30 AM - 4:30 PM) Export to vCalendar
Where:   Algonquin Area Public Library (In Person, Max: 30)
Cost:   Free

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Full day workshop on the basics of RDA (Resource Description and Access) cataloging for books. There will be a one hour break for lunch on your own. Lunch will NOT be provided.

During this workshop, learn about FRBR (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records), see a demonstration of the RDA Toolkit, and discuss hybrid records.

There will be time for practicing original and copy cataloging of books using RDA.

Topics/Agenda:
- FRBR - the underlying framework of RDA
- RDA Toolkit
- Hybrid records
- Cataloging books
- Original cataloging practice
- Copy cataloging practice

Desired Outcomes:
At the end of the session, the participant should have a good understanding of the basics of RDA and know how to catalog a book using RDA.

Content Level: Beginner and Intermediate

Presenter:
Lynnette Fields, Director of Technical Services at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Type:   Workshop

Notes
RAILS has negotiated a group purchase discount for all RAILS members for RDA Toolkit. Please see the RAILS Deals & Discounts page or contact Amanda Musacchio, 630-734-5118, Amanda.musacchio@railslibraries.info for more information.

RAILS is partnering with the Illinois State Library, an ISBE approved provider, to provide PDH credit to those maintaining an Illinois teaching certification. Six (6) professional development hours (PDHs) will be available for attending this workshop. An evaluation form must be submitted prior to receiving credit hours. The form will be provided during the workshop and upon request after the workshop. Please contact ce@railslibraries.info with questions.

There will be a one hour break for lunch on your own. Lunch will NOT be provided.


Categories: Academic Libraries, Cataloging, Public Libraries, School Libraries, Special Libraries, Northbrook Area


This event is sponsored by Reaching Across Illinois Library System.

Last day to cancel registrations is: 4/12/2017


Questions? Please contact Louise Svehla.

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