New Webinar from ALCTS on FRBR and RDA

Remember that registration is required for these webinars -- see details below. ALCTS webinar: FRBR as a Foundation for RDA Date: December 15, 2010 Time: All webinars are one hour in length and begin at 2pm Eastern, 1pm Central, noon Mountain, and 11am Pacific Time. Description: This webinar will cover the basics of FRBR, including …

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ALCTS Webinar: FRBR and RDA

ALCTS is offering another webinar on RDA and FRBR. Remember that there is a fee for these webinars - please see details below. ALCTS webinar: FRBR as a Foundation for RDA Date: December 15, 2010 Time: All webinars are one hour in length and begin at 2pm Eastern, 1pm Central, noon Mountain, and 11am Pacific …

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NETSL on the Future of Metadata

The 2010 Annual Spring conference sponsored by NETSL (the New England Technical Services Librarians) has come and gone. It was an amazing conference with rich presentations. Thankfully, NETSL posted some of the presenters' presentations at: http://www.nelib.org/netsl/conference/2010/index.htm. The two keynote speakers this year were Barbara Tillett and Jon Orwant. In the morning and afternoon slots, there …

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Ann Chapman on RDA

Ann Chapman gave a guest lecture at the London Metropolitan University entitled "Tools of our trade: AACR2/RDA and MARC". This presentation is a good general introduction to AACR2, RDA, and MARC21. It contains some cataloging history, some brief points on where we are today, and some speculation on where we might be headed.

New PPT on RDA

Lynne LeGrow just posted her presentation on RDA. She presents RDA, the RDA Toolkit, FRBR, and more. She also spends some time on what RDA does differently from AACR2. From her blog, Cataloging Aids: Below is the PowerPoint slide show from my RDA presentation which was filmed in the NSCC Waterfront Campus’ theater, February 18, …

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