Crash Course in Basic Cataloging with RDA

Crash Course in Basic Cataloging with RDA

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Covering tools, terminology, and the FRBR-based RDA approach to description, this book explains the current principles of organization of information and basic cataloging practices for non-catalogers, enabling readers to understand elements of the cataloging process and interact with records in a basic manner.

* Provides an easy-to-follow, basic understanding of organization of library information and cataloging practice that explains how records are created and offers assistance in applying RDA

* Offers valuable insight for non-catalogers (and even non-librarians) into the practices and tools used in organization of information and cataloging by documenting the work that catalogers are now doing

* Explains the approaches to organizing different formats of materials in libraries and accounts for the effects of RDA on current cataloging practices
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Product details

  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 218.44 x 276.86 x 7.62mm | 453.59g
  • Englewood, United States
  • English
  • 1440837767
  • 9781440837760
  • 450,888

Table of contents

CONTENTS * Illustrations Introduction * Chapter 1: What is Cataloging? Chapter 2: ILSs and the Online Library Catalog Chapter 3: Materials and Approaches in Library Cataloging Chapter 4: Encoding RDA Cataloging Records Chapter 5: RDA, the Toolkit, and Works and Expressions Chapter 6: RDA: Manifestations and Items Chapter 7: Access Points and Controlled Vocabulary Chapter 8: Subject Access and Controlled Vocabulary Chapter 9: Classification Chapter 10: Working with Catalog Records and Materials * Appendix A: Examples of RDA Cataloging Records in MARC Appendix B: Cataloging Tools: A Bibliography/Webliography Appendix C: Professional Resources for Catalogers Index
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"This book is a good introduction to current standard cataloging and can serve as a handy supplement to whatever other learning opportunities are available." - Technicalities
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About Heather Lea Moulaison

Heather Lea Moulaison, PhD, is assistant professor at the iSchool at the University of Missouri in Columbia.

Raegan Wiechert, MLS, is assistant professor and cataloger at Missouri State University.
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