Preconference

RDA: A Hands-On Interaction

Sponsored by the Education Committee,
the Bibliographic Control Committee,
and MOUG

9 February 2011

Loews Philadelphia Hotel

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Background/Purpose

This workshop on RDA: Resource Description and Access will provide catalogers with a hands-on experience using the RDA Toolkit. The workshop will emphasize getting to know RDA, with a focus on the special aspects of music cataloging, including the creation of name/title authority records. Because we do not know when RDA will be implemented nation-wide, the workshop will focus on what music catalogers need to know about RDA, regardless of when we start using it. The Bibliographic Control Committee, the Education Committee and MOUG offer this full-day workshop, which will feature speakers who have personal experience in developing and/or testing RDA.

Speakers

John Attig, Penn State University; Kathy Glennan, University of Maryland

Anticipated speakers: selected participants from the MLA/OLAC RDA test partners, someone from the Library of Congress

Registration

Maximum number of registrants: 80 — First-Come, First-Served: Register Early! Minimum number of registrants: 60 — If the minimum is not met, the Workshop will be cancelled and your registration fee refunded. Deadline for meeting the minimum registration required is January 10, 2011. Registration will be closed once 80 registrations have been received and paid for; a short wait-list may be kept in case of cancellations.

Registration Fee

Members: $115.00 Non-members: $125.00

In early November 2010, a single registration form will be available for MLA, MOUG, and the RDA Pre-Conference at: https://www1.areditions.com/mla/conference-registration

Contact Hours: 6.0
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Richard Griscom,
Oct 21, 2010, 10:48 AM
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