RDA Made Simple

RDA Made Simple : A Practical Guide to the New Cataloging Rules

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Looking for a comprehensive, all-in-one guide to RDA that keeps it simple and provides exactly what you need to know? This book covers planning and training considerations, presents relevant FRBR and FRAD background, and offers practical, step-by-step cataloging advice for a variety of material formats.

* Supplies an accessible, up-to-date guide to RDA in a single resource

* Covers history and development of the new cataloging code, including the results of the U.S. RDA Test Coordinating Committee Report

* Presents the latest information on RDA cataloging for multiple material formats, including print, audiovisual, and digital resources

* Explains how RDA's concepts, structure, and vocabulary are based on FRBR (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records) and FRAD (Functional Requirements for Authority Data), both of which are reviewed in the book
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Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 171.2 x 230.89 x 10.92mm | 326.59g
  • Englewood, United States
  • English
  • 1610694856
  • 9781610694858
  • 677,417

Table of contents

Contents * Introduction: RDA Made Simple * Chapter 1: RDA History to 2008 Chapter 2: RDA HIstory 2008alt-1-5-0 Chapter 3: Planning for RDA Chapter 4: Implementation Issues Chapter 5: FRBR, FRAD, and RDA Chapter 6: RDA's Introductory Chapter Chapter 7: Navigating RDA Chapter 8: Tips for Using RDA Chapter 9: The "RDA Into MARC" Workflow: An Overview Chapter 10: RDA Section 1: Manifestations and Items Chapter 11: RDA Section 2: Naming Works and Expressions Chapter 12: Describing Content for Works and Expressions Chapter 13: RDA Section 6: Relationships of a Resource to Persons, Families, or Corporate Bodies Chapter 14: RDA Section 8: Resource-to-Resource Relationships Chapter 15: RDA Sections 3 and 9: Authority Work Chapter 16: RDA Quick Reference Table of Contents Chapter 17: RDA Into MARC Overview: Quick-Ref Chart Chapter 18: MARC Chart: RDA Impacts Chapter 19: MARC 264 Fields and Publication Dates Chapter 20: Content, Media, and Carrier Types in MARC 33x Chapter 21: Collaborations and Compilations Chapter 22: Note Fields in RDA Chapter 23: RDA Examples * Bibliography Index
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"RDA Made Simple is an excellent starting point for those planning for the implementation of RDA at their library. RDA trainers may find the author's practical approach useful as well." - Technicalities "This handy reference . . . should prove useful." - VOYA
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About Amy Hart

Amy Hart has been a technical services/systems librarian for more than 20 years, most recently serving as head of bibliographic services at Minuteman Library Network in Natick, MA.
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