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RDA Cataloging for Video and Sound Recordings

Thursday, October 5, 2017 (9:30 AM - 4:30 PM) Export to vCalendar
Where:   Westmont Public Library (In Person, Max: 30)
Cost:   Free
Presenter:   Pamela Thomas

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

This class focuses on the changes of RDA when using descriptive cataloging for video and sound recordings. Experience as a copy cataloger is assumed.

--Structure of Resource Description and Access (RDA)
--Title and statement of responsibility
--Publication and physical description
--Access points for creators and contributors

Desired Outcomes:
--Identify bibliographic records that have been cataloged using AACR rules, hybrid records (AACR and RDA records) and RDA records
--Convert AACR and hybrid records to RDA
--Format new RDA fields
--Apply RDA guidelines to bibliographic records when copy cataloging

Content level: Intermediate

Dr. Pamela Thomas has a master's degree in library science from NIU and a PhD in Professional Studies from Capella University. She has public, special, academic, and library system experience. She is the metadata cataloger for the Illinois Heartland Library System.

Type:   Workshop

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, for more information.

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

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 with questions.

Categories: Academic Libraries, Cataloging, Professional Development Hours, Public Libraries, School Libraries, Special Libraries, Technical Services, Burr Ridge Area, Joliet Area, Aurora Area

This event is sponsored by Reaching Across Illinois Library System.

Last day to cancel registrations is: 10/5/2017

Questions? Please contact Louise Svehla.

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