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The RDA workbook : [ebook] / learning the basics of Resource Description and Access / Margaret Mering, editor.

RDA (Resource Description and Access) was released in March 2013 and catalogers are busy trying to understand and implement the new protocols. This book will help. Unlike the RDA training materials prepared for seasoned catalogers by the Library of Congress and others, the The RDA Workbook: Learning the Basics of Resource Description and Access uses tried-and-true methods to make RDA clear even to those who have little or no previous cataloging knowledge. The workbook can be used by an individual or to teach others in staff training sessions, presentations, or LIS courses. It discusses the theoretical framework of the cataloging code; details the steps necessary to create a bibliographic record for books, videos, and other formats; and shows librarians how to read and interpret authority records for persons, families, corporate bodies, works, and expressions. Finally, the workbook suggests strategies for implementing RDA.
Mering, Margaret,
FRBR, the framework behind RDA / Melissa Moll -- RDA in the real world: preparing bibliographic records / Corinne Jacox ... [and four others] -- Creating access points and understanding authority records / Margaret Mering -- Implementing RDA into your library and catalog / Casey Kralik.
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