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Original Cataloging of Electronic Resources (Virtual Resources and Video Games) Using RDA (Online Workshop)Here is your chance to work with RDA (Resource Description and Access) as applied to the original cataloging of electronic resources. This hands-on workshop teaches participants how to original catalog electronic resources using such tools as the RDA Toolkit, the Library of Congress-Program for Cooperative Cataloging Policy Statements and Library of Congress Subject Headings Manual. The class will address original cataloging of all forms of electronic resources: virtual materials, such as eBooks, eSerials, and downloadable audio books, music and video files, as well as physical media, such as video games, CD-ROMs and other computer disks. Among the topics discussed will be the chief source of information, physical description, primary access point, and the choice of additional access points. Participants will learn the appropriate MARC fixed and variable fields for eResources, and will study the relationships among these fields. Assignment of subject headings for eResources will also be discussed. Several MARC record examples will be examined, and a number of hands-on exercises will be included. The booklet for this workshop contains an RDA Workflow providing the relevant RDA rules, the Library of Congress-Program for Cooperative Cataloging Policy Statements and MARC coding information. The OCLC Bibliographic Formats and Standards will also be used.
PLEASE NOTE: Basic navigation in the RDA Toolkit will NOT be covered. You will need to attend Original Cataloging of Monographs Using RDA prior to attending this program.
This class will be online for 3 - 2 hour sessions over 3 consecutive days (November 6, 7, and 8, 2013) using our online workshop software. All registered attendees will receive additional login information a few days prior to the first class date.
This workshop has been approved for six (6) General Library Education Units (LEUs).
Workshop Topic: Cataloging
Intended audience: Original catalogers responsible for the cataloging of electronic resources
Prerequisites: Attending the MARC: An Introduction workshop (or working knowledge of MARC) and attending the Original Cataloging of Monographs Using RDA workshop (or working knowledge of the RDA Toolkit). Access to the RDA Toolkit is helpful but not required.
WebEx supports the following:
Internet Explorer 6.x+, Firefox 3.x+, Mozilla 1.7, Safari 4, 5.0, Chrome 11, 12, 13
Sound card and speakers
Prices listed are per person. If you are interested in having multiple staff members attend an online workshop at a single location (e.g. a conference room), we are now offering a group rate of $249 for MCLS members and $349 for non-MCLS members. This rate will give you a single login that you will be able to use to login to one computer station. If you would like to register a group for an online workshop, please contact Heather Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is highly recommended that all registrants register for online workshops at least SEVEN DAYS PRIOR to the workshop date. If you register after that, you must additionally send an email to email@example.com stating that you registered passed the deadline. You will receive a general email confirmation immediately upon successfully registering for an online workshop. All registered attendees will receive an additional email with WebEx login
information a few days prior to the 1st class date. If you do not receive an invitation to the meeting by noon of the day prior, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Audio for this workshop will only be available via Voice Over IP. MCLS will send a microphone via US mail (upon request) approximately five days prior to your first MCLS online meeting to those who had registered at least seven days prior. If you do not have a microphone in time, you may communicate with the instructor and other participants via text chat.
This course is not currently scheduled.