RDA-Related Resources

RDA-Related Resources

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 20:00
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Print resources included here may be available in multiple formats including bundles of print/electronic formats. Please follow the links for further details.

 

 

 

RDA: Strategies for Implementation, 2nd Edition

Strategies for Implementation, 2nd Edition

By Magda El-Sherbini

This title will be available Spring 2017. You may place an order and the item will be shipped when it becomes available.

Since its publication, thousands of catalogers, technical services librarians, and LIS students have benefitted from the expert guidance provided by El-Sherbini’s guide, which won the 2014 ALCTS Outstanding Publication Award. In this new edition, she completely updates her text to reflect the maturing landscape of RDA: Resource Description and Access.

Customers in the U.S. and Mexico purchase here.

Customers outside the U.S., Canada, and Mexico purchase here.

 

Maxwell's Handbook for RDA: Explaining and Illustrating RDA: Resource Description and Access Using MARC21

Maxwell's Handbook for RDA

 

By Robert L. Maxwell

In this clear and comprehensive resource, cataloging expert Robert Maxwell brings his trademark practical commentary to bear on the new, unified cataloging standard. Designed to interpret and explain RDA: Resource Description and Access, this handbook illustrates and applies the new cataloging rules in the MARC21 environment for every type of information format. 

Customers in all countries purchase here.

 

 

Cataloguing with RDA eCourse

Cataloguing with RDA eCourse

By Magda El-Sherbini

Asynchronous eCourse beginning April 3, 2017 and continuing for 4 weeks
An ALA Editions eCourse facilitated by Magda El-Sherbini 

Customers in all countries purchase here.

 

 

 

Mapping Metadata in Web-scale Discovery Systems

Edited by Louise F. Spiteri

Mapping Metadata in Web-scale Discovery Systems

Libraries are increasingly using web-scale discovery systems to help clients find a wide assortment of library materials. Depending on the library material cataloged, the discovery system might need to negotiate different metadata standards. In Managing Metadata in Web-scale Discovery Systems, Spiteri and a range of international experts show you how to maximize the effectiveness of web-scale discovery systems, provide a smooth and seamless discovery experience to your users, and so much more.

Customers in the U.S. and Mexico purchase here.

Customers outside the U.S., Canada, and Mexico purchase here.

 

Cataloguing and Managing Film & Video Collections: A Guide to using RDA and MARC21

Cataloguing and Managing Film & Video Collections

By Colin Higgins

We now catalog in a post-AACR2 world. RDA: Resource Description and Access is designed to cover all types of content and media, but communities of practice are still evolving for motion picture and video materials. This handbook clarifies the protocol for DVDs and Blu-ray discs, expanding upon established guidelines for AACR2 and integrating them into the new standard.

Customers in all countries purchase here.

 

Cataloguing and Decision-making in a Hybrid Environment: The Transition from AACR2 to RDA

By Anne Welsh

Cataloguing and Decision-making in a Hybrid Environment

This title will be available December 2017. You may place an order and the item will be shipped when it becomes available.

As the transition to RDA: Resource Description and Access changes the international cataloging landscape, readers need practical guidance to  operate successfully in a world of hybrid catalogues, where records created under different standards coexist. This highly practical guide draws out the flexibility offered by RDA and the scope for cataloger judgment in balancing flexibility with consistency of entry.

Customers in the U.S. and Canada should purchase through the ALA Store.

Customers outside of the U.S. and Canada should purchase through Facet Publishing.


Introducing RDA Bundle

Introducing RDA Bundle


By Chris Oliver and Karen Coyle

A specially-priced bundle that includes the publications described above--Introducing RDA: A Guide to the Basics and Library Technology Reports, Understanding the Semantic Web and RDA Vocabularies.

 

Customers in all other countries purchase the bundle here.
 

 

Related titles from ALA Editions


Cataloging Correctly for Kids: An Introduction to the Tools, Fifth Edition
Edited by Sheila I. Intner, Joanna F. Fountain, and Jean Weihs

FRBR: A Guide for the Perplexed
Robert L. Maxwell

Related titles from Facet Publishing

Practical Cataloguing: AACR, RDA and MARC21
Anne Welsh and Sue Batley

Information Resource Description: Creating and Managing Metadata
Philip Hider

Introducing RDA: A guide to the basics
Chris Oliver