Information on RDA

Recently, Lynne LeGrow posted some general information about RDA on her blog, A Portal to my Cataloging Aids Website. For those who are unfamiliar with RDA or who are looking for general information, this is a good source. Not only are there links to RDA but also some webcasts and other information to get a …

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Cataloging with RDA

Just the other day the Technical Service Group of the Canadian Library Association came together for a one day workshop at the Bibliothèque et Archives Nationales de Québec to talk about cataloging with RDA. Thankfully for those of us not able to travel to Quebec for this workshop, the audio presentations can be found online …

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Map Cataloging Resources

I came across this page the other day. I don't catalog maps but remember from my cataloging class that this is a long and involved process. I also remember that the chapters in AACR2 were short, brief, and did I say short. I have to admit that the chapters on maps was helpful. But I …

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RDA Test Site

Catalogablog and OLAC just posted the new announce about the RDA Test Site from the US National Libraries RDA Test Steering Committee. "In response to concerns about RDA raised by the Library of Congress Working Group on the Future of Bibliographic Control, the three U.S. national libraries--the Library of Congress (LC), the National Library of …

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Yale’s Cataloging Tools & Resources

There's a lot of toolboxes out there for the cataloger. I came across this one from Yale the other day, simply called Cataloging tools & resources. This page is loaded with links to essential resources needed for cataloging. I would also urge you to look at their music cataloging page, which is fantastic. I rely …

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