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Pages : 595
Practical advice for catalogers and library administrators on how to make the transition from the Anglo-American cataloging rules (AACR) to Resource description and access (RDA).
In this important book El-Sherbini tackles key questions about how the new cataloging standard will be implemented by cataloging professionals, offering an orientation in the conceptual background and the structure of RDA: Resource Description and Access from a practical and technical perspective, including a detailed comparison with AACR2. Firmly rooted in the concrete application of RDA, with numerous sample records, this book Covers FRBR-driven tasks, FRBR-Group relationships, and principles of FRAD, including how FRAD impacts the RDA application Analyzes the roles of manifestations and items, such as pre-cataloging decisions, preferred sources of information, and mandatory elements of description Discusses works and expressions for specific library materials, from methods of recording primary relationships to constructing the authorized access point and recording relationships Offers advice for using RDA Toolkit, with tips for efficient navigation in RDA Toolkit using workflows and searching techniques Digs deeply into a variety of technical issues, including RDA’s effect on OPAC displays, implementation of the new RDA fields that represent adding new elements, adjusting systems to accommodate the new MARC21 fields, integrating new records using RDA with older records, when to re-catalog a set of manifestations, exporting an RDA-based bibliographic record from OCLC into the OPAC, choosing RDA elements to describe your library materials (core vs. full elements), upgrading OCLC records to RDA, and many more Every cataloger will want this volume close at hand as a comprehensive roadmap to the changes already underway.
This guide provides an introduction to the history, structure, rules, and future of the new cataloging code Resource Description and Access (RDA) that will be invaluable to general librarians and catalogers. * Five-page bibliography cites works and provides links to source documents and reference works * Includes chapters on the conceptual models on which RDA is based. * A comprehensive index offers direct access to key terms and concepts of RDA * 18 graphs, figures, and screenshots illustrate concepts for FRBR and FRAD, RDA's structure and vocabulary, and linked data on the Semantic Web
Whether a library catalogs its own materials or not, librarians still need to have some understanding of RDA. Designed to be used by academic, public, and school librarians, this is the perfect introduction. • Focuses on the new RDA rules and conventions and their implementation, particularly in smaller libraries where there are no professional catalogers • Presents FRBR and other aspects of RDA's theoretical framework in understandable terms • Features a step-by-step guide to creating bibliographic records for print and electronic books, videos, and other formats • Includes quick guides, exercises, a glossary of terms, and a list of additional resources
Looking for a comprehensive, all-in-one guide to RDA that keeps it simple and provides exactly what you need to know? This book covers planning and training considerations, presents relevant FRBR and FRAD background, and offers practical, step-by-step cataloging advice for a variety of material formats. • Supplies an accessible, up-to-date guide to RDA in a single resource • Covers history and development of the new cataloging code, including the results of the U.S. RDA Test Coordinating Committee Report • Presents the latest information on RDA cataloging for multiple material formats, including print, audiovisual, and digital resources • Explains how RDA's concepts, structure, and vocabulary are based on FRBR (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records) and FRAD (Functional Requirements for Authority Data), both of which are reviewed in the book
Making the Move to RDA: A Self-Study Primer for Catalogers is aimed at MARC catalogers who currently create AACR2 records and need to transition to the new Resource Description and Access (RDA) environment. Since both RDA’s structure and content differ from AACR2 in many respects, this primer will first detail the development and rationale for RDA as well as its intended goals, principles, and objectives. It will then explain RDA’s theoretical underpinnings—collectively known as the FRBR Family of Models.
Serials and continuing resources present a variety of unique challenges in bibliographic management, from special issues and unnumbered supplements to recording the changes that a long-running periodical can experience over time. Easing catalogers through the RDA: Resource Description and Access transition by showing the continuity with past practice, serials cataloging expert Jones frames the practice within the structure of the FRBR and FRAD conceptual models on which RDA is based. With serials’ special considerations in mind, he Explains the familiarities and differences between AACR2 and RDA Demonstrates how serials catalogers’ work fits in the cooperative context of OCLC, CONSER and NACO Presents examples of how RDA records can ultimately engage with the Semantic Web Occasional serials catalogers and specialists alike will find useful advice here as they explore the structure of the new cataloging framework.