ALCTS webinar: RDA and Serials Catalogers: Will Our Work Really Change?

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ALCTS webinar: RDA and Serials Catalogers: Will Our Work Really Change?

Date: March 2, 2011

All webinars are one hour in length and begin at 2pm Eastern, 1pm Central, noon Mountain, and 11am Pacific Time.

Description: How will RDA affect serials cataloging? This webinar will provide an overview of the work done by the ALCTS Continuing Resources Section’s Continuing Resource Cataloging Committee in testing RDA. It will also highlight issues affecting serials cataloging that have arisen during the national RDA testing.

Audience: Cataloging staff who already have some experience with serials cataloging and who want to know how their current practices will change with RDA.

Presenter: Steve Shadle is Serials Access Librarian at the University of Washington Libraries where he is responsible for local systems and services that provide access to electronic serials (including library cataloging). With Les Hawkins (CONSER Program Coordinator), he developed the Electronic Serials Cataloging Workshop for the Serials Cataloging Cooperative Training Program (SCCTP) and also serves as a trainer for a number of SCCTP courses. In 2010 Steve received the Ulrich’s Serials Librarianship Award in recognition of his work on eSerial cataloging continuing education. Steve is on the Editorial Board for Serials Review and is the current Vice-President/President-Elect of the North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG).

This is the third is a series of five webinars on RDA. The webinars included in the RDA series are:

February 2, 2011 – Changes from AACR2 to RDA. Part 1: Description
February 9, 2011 – Changes from AACR2 to RDA. Part 2: Access Points
March 2, 2011 – RDA and Serials Catalogers: Will Our Work Really Change?
March 16, 2011 – Linked library data: tuning library metadata for the Semantic Web
April 6, 2011 – Preparing copy catalogers for RDA

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To Register, complete the online registration form at http://www.ala.org/ala/onlinelearning/reg/webinar.cfm for the session
you would like to attend.

Fees for individual webinars:
Group Rates – ALCTS Members & Non-Members: $99
Individuals – ALCTS Members: $39; Non-Members: $49
Participants outside the United States may register at the ALCTS member rate.

Pricing for RDA Series: (All 5 webinars)
Group Rates – ALCTS Members & Non-Members: $346
Individuals – ALCTS members: $120; Non-members: $160
Participants outside the United States may register at the ALCTS member rate.

All webinars are recorded and the one-time fee includes unlimited access to the webinar recording. All registered attendees will receive the link to the recorded session so if you are unable to attend the webinar at the time it is presented, you will have the opportunity to listen to the recording at your convenience.

For questions about registration, contact Tom Ferren, ALA Senior Registration Coordinator at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 4293 or tferren@ala.org. For all other questions or comments related to the webinars, contact Julie Reese, ALCTS Events Manager.

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