Friday, March 7, 2014

Apr: RDA for Music: Popular Music, Jazz, and World Music Audio Recordings (ALA)

Thursday, April 17, 2014
2:30-4:00pm ET | 1:30-3:00pm CT
12:30-2:00pm MT | 11:30am-1:00pm PT
90 minutes

RDA: Resource Description and Access is the new global cataloging standard, the successor to AACR2, and already implemented in the Library of Congress and many other libraries. In this Workshop, Tracey Snyder and Kevin Kishimoto will teach the basics of cataloging popular music, jazz, and world music audio recordings using RDA. This Workshop will be invaluable for anyone who catalogs these materials and would like to learn how to do so using RDA.
Topics include
•    RDA instructions pertaining to audio recordings and their location in RDA Toolkit
•    Differences between audio recordings instructions in RDA and AACR2
•    Aspects of RDA and FRBR that affect access to audio recordings of popular music, jazz, and world music
•    Supplemental guidelines for cataloging music in RDA, including the Music Library Association's Best Practices
•    MARC fields and subfields that accommodate RDA data for audio recordings