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Cataloging and Metadata
George A. Smathers Libraries
University of Florida
P.O. Box 117004
Gainesville, FL 32611-7004
Telephone: (352) 273-2675
Fax: (352) 392-7365
Review the Webinars, slides, manuals, quizzes, and exercises for the following titles:
- FRBR Fundamental Concepts
- FRBR Practicum: Applying the Concepts
- FRBR, RDA, and MARC
- Using the RDA Toolkit
Per the Library of Congress, "Proposals for new subject headings that are based on an authorized heading from the NAF... should reflect the heading at the time the proposal is submitted. Policy specialists will revise the proposal during the approval process if necessary."
Local policies (in development)
Goals: review rules governing format, create practice records, provide one-on-one and/or group instruction utilizing existing training as desired
Copy Cataloging - Doug
What do copy catalogers need to know?
What types of mistakes should be flagged/corrected?
How should hybrid records be handled?
Are local policy decisions needed?
New 3xx Fields in RDA (revised 3-22-13)
Changes from AACR2 to RDA: Comparison of Examples by Adam Schiff
Access at http://access.rdatoolkit.org/
Also available via Cataloger's Desktop
Resource Description and Access (print version; in reference collection)
Introducing RDA: A Guide to the Basics by Chris Oliver (in reference collection)
Program for Cooperative Cataloging
Training documents, presentations, exercises, and examples of records as well as to other RDA related sites
Joint Steering Committee for Development of RDA