Cataloging with RDA

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Course Description

Do you need to catalog using RDA? Wondering where to start? This workshop will bring you the latest news on RDA and give you a thorough overview of this content standard. Topics include the IFLA Library Resource Model, RDA Core elements for description, and articulating relationships between resources and entities. This workshop will also look at RDA Toolkit functionality, exploring the new interface in-depth. Through exercises and hands-on cataloging experiences, participants will receive a thorough grounding in RDA.

Learning objectives for this session include
  • Build descriptions of resources using RDA Core elements
  • Articulate relationships between works, expressions, manifestations and items and between resources and persons, families and corporate bodies using RDA vocabularies
  • Use the RDA Toolkit to identify rules relevant to describing resources and creating access points.


Homework Expectations
  • Short homework assignments are required after each session.
  • It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.
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This course consists of four 2-hour sessions.
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