Cataloging Music Resources in RDA: Resource Description and Access

Cataloging Music Resources in RDA: Resource Description and Access
facilitated by Dr. Sonia Archer-Capuzzo

4-week eCourse
Beginning Monday, May 11, 2015

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Are you struggling with cataloging music in your library? In this new eCourse, Archer-Capuzzo will explore the unique challenges of cataloging music resources and focuses on how RDA Toolkit meets these challenges.

After taking this eCourse you will be able to:

Recognize the primary traits of RDA records for music resources
Apply RDA rules to music resources to create original records for scores, sound recordings, and video recordings
Identify the differences between Works, Expressions, Manifestations, and Items and how those differences affect cataloging of music materials
Interpret the instructions in RDA Toolkit in order to create high-quality catalog records for music resources

RDA for Music: Classical Music Audio Recordings

RDA for Music: Classical Music Audio Recordings 

MLA Workshop with Damian Iseminger and Casey Mullin

Thursday, October 2, 2014
3:30-5:00pm ET | 2:30-4:00pm CT
1:30-3:00pm MT | 12:30-2:00pm PT
90 minutes

In this workshop, Damian Iseminger and Casey Mullin will teach the basics of cataloging classical music audio recordings using RDA: Resource Description and Access, the new global cataloging standard and successor to AACR2. This workshop is designed for anyone who catalogs these materials and would like to learn how to do so using RDA.

Topics include

  • RDA instructions pertaining to classical music audio recordings and their location in the RDA Toolkit
  • Supplemental guidelines for cataloging classical music audio recording using RDA, including the Music Library Association’s Best Practices
  • MARC fields and subfields that accommodate RDA data for classical music audio recordings
  • Situations commonly encountered in cataloging these materials

RDA for Music: Popular Music, Jazz, and World Music Audio Recordings

RDA for Music: Popular Music, Jazz, and World Music Audio Recordings
MLA Workshop with Tracey Snyder and Kevin Kishimoto

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

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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