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Ten Things to Know About RDA


Paul Burley, Technical Services Librarian , Northwestern University Transportation Library
January 13, 2011

 

Slide 1: 1. What is RDA?

  • RDA: Resource Description & Access
  • Successor to: Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, 2nd ed., Rev. (AACR2)
  • Joint Steering Committee for the Development of RDA (JSC)

Slide 2: 2. What is FRBR?

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Slide 3: 2. What is FRBR?

W E M I

Slide 4: 2. What is FRBR?

WORK: CONVENTION ON COMPENSATION FOR DAMAGE CAUSED BY AIRCRAFT TO THIRD PARTIES

EXPRESSION 1: ENGLISH ED.: (CONVENTION ON COMPENSATION FOR DAMAGE)

Manifestation 1: Print of Convention on compensation...

  • Item 1: Library copy 1
  • Item 2: Reference copy
  • Item 3: Library copy damaged, withdrawn

Manifestation 2: Microfilm of Convention on compensation....

  • Item 1: Library copy
  • Item 2: Reference copy

Manifestation 3: PDF of Convention on compensation….

EXPRESSION 2: FRENCH ED.: ( PARATION DES DOMMAGES...)

EXPRESSION 3: SPANISH ED.: ( OS ...)

Slide 5: 3. What is the documentation for RDA?

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http://www.rdatoolkit.org

Slide 6: 3. What is the documentation for RDA?

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Slide 7: 4. Will RDA be adopted?

U.S. National Libraries RDA Test

Test period

Oct.-Dec. 2010

Results analysis

Jan.-Mar. 2011

Report

Summer 2011

Slide 8: 5. Does my institution have to adopt RDA?

No.
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Slide 9: 6. How do I identify RDA records?

--MARC 040

040 $a PHA $b eng $c PHA $e rda

Slide 10: 6. How do I identify RDA records?

--Title transcription

" Transcribe a title as it appears on the source of information. Apply the general guidelines on transcription given under 1.7." (RDA 2.3.1.4 "Recording Titles")

Slide 11: 6. How do I identify RDA records?

245 14 The freight shuttle system

Optionally

245 14 THE FREIGHT SHUTTLE SYSTEM

Slide 12: 6. How do I identify RDA records?

--Statement of responsibility

AACR2

245 14 $a The glass flowers at Harvard / $c Richard Evans Schultes, Edward C. Jeffrey and William A. Davis, with Hillel Burger.

RDA 2.4.1.5 Statement naming more than one person, etc.

245 14 $a The glass flowers at Harvard / $c Richard Evans Schultes, Edward C. Jeffrey Professor of Biology and Director of the Botanical Museum, Harvard University, and William A. Davis, Keeper of Scientific Exhibits, Botanical Museum, Harvard University, with Hillel Burger, Chief Photographer, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University.

optionally

245 14 $a The glass flowers at Harvard / $c Richard Evans Schultes [and three others].

[From: Library of Congress Documentation for the RDA (Resource Description and Access) Test]

Slide 13: 6. How do I identify RDA records?

--Statement of responsibility

AACR2 245 14 $a The freight shuttle system : $b advancing commercial readiness / $c by

Stephen S. Roop … [et al.].

RDA 2.4.1.5 Statement naming more than one person, etc.

245 14 $a The freight shuttle system : $b advancing commercial readiness / $c by Stephen S. Roop, Ph.D., Assistant Director, Texas Transportation Institute, Ayman H. Ragab, Graduate Assistant Research, Texas Transportation Institute, Michael A. Yager, Assistant Transportation Researcher, Texas Transportation Institute, Leslie E. Olson, Associate Research Scientist, Texas Transportation Institute, Annie A. Protopapa, Associate Research Scientist, Texas Transportation Institute, Curtis A. Morgan, Program Manager, Texas Transportation Institute, Jeffery E. Warner, Associate Transportation Researcher, Texas Transportation Institute, John Mander, Professor, Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, Anagha Parkar, Graduate Student Worker, Texas Transportation Institute, and Subha Lakshmi Roy, Graduate Student Worker, Texas Transportation Institute.

optionally

245 14 $a The freight shuttle system: $b advancing commercial, readiness / $c by Stephen S. Roop [and nine others].

Slide 14: 6. How do I identify RDA records?

--Lack of abbreviations

AACR2:
Harrisburg, Penn.

RDA:
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Slide 15: 6. How do I identify RDA records?

--Lack of abbreviations (cont.)

AACR2
300 $a14p.:$bill. ;$c28cm.

RDA
300 $a 14 pages : $b illustrations ; $c 28 cm.

Slide 16: 6. How do I identify RDA records?

--Presence of new MARC 3XX fields
Fathoms deep but not forgotten : #b Wisconsin's lost ships / #c Brendon Baillod.

336

$a text $2 rdacontent

337

$a unmediated $2 rdamedia

338

$a volume $2 rdacarrier

Slide 17: 6. How do I identify RDA records?

--Presence of new MARC 3XX fields

Print title with online PDF

The Duke Endowment Child Abuse Prevention Initiative : $b a midpoint assessment

336

text $2 rdacontent

337

unmediated $2 rdamedia $3 print version

337

computer $2 rdamedia $3 electronic version

338

volume $2 rdacarrier $3 print version

338

online resource $2 rdacarrier $3 electronic version

Slide 18: 7. What are relationship designators?

100
Valerius, Joanne, $e author.

245
Medical insurance : $b an integrated claims process approach / $c Joanne D. Valerius, RHIA, MPH, Director, Health Information Management Certificate Program, Oregon Health & Science University, Nenna L. Bayes, BBA., M.Ed., Professor, Program Coordinator of Office Systems Administration, Ashland Community and Technical College, Cynthia Newby, CPC, CPC-P, Janet I.B. Seggern, M.Ed., M.S., CCA Professor of Business, Lehigh Carbon Community College.

700
Bayes, Nenna L., $e author.

700
Newby, Cynthia, $e author.

700
Seggern, Janet I. B., $e author.

Slide 19: 7. What are relationship designators?

Relationship designators:

  • abridger
  • author
  • cartographer
  • compiler
  • editor
  • editor of a compilation
  • interviewer
  • interviewee
  • translator

Slide 20: 8. Will RDA affect how authority records are constructed?

RDA Section 3:
Recording Attributes of Person, Family, and Corporate Body

Slide 21: 8. Will RDA affect how authority records are constructed?

100 Presley, Elvis, #d 1935-1977
400 Presley, Elvis Aron, #d 1935-1977
400 Crow, John, #d 1935-1977
370 Tupelo, Miss. #b Memphis, Tenn.
371 Graceland, 3764 Elvis Presley Boulevard (Highway 51 South) #b Memphis #c Tenn.
374 American rock and roll singer # a guitarist #a actor #‚s 1955 #t 1977
375 male
700 Presley, Elvis #q (Elvis Aron), #d 1935-1977

Slide 22: 9. Will RDA affect search and retrieval in OCLC, local systems, etc.?

No.

Slide 23: 10. What will be the effect of RDA on future db technologies, web technologies, OPACs, etc.?

  • Some changes were needed to AACR2
  • Possible enhanced interoperability of data that's not MARC-dependant
  • Generated significant discussion on the future of MARC

Slide 24: Suggested action items

  1. Is your ILS RDA compliant?
  2. Will your parent/host institution/consortium adopt RDA? Will they provide the documentation and training?
  3. Should you purchase the RDA documentation, and where does that happen in your budget schedule?
  4. Monitor the decision on adoption of RDA by institutions for which you use cataloging copy.
  5. Study the FRBR conceptual model.

Slide 25: Questions

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