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RDA Cataloging News and RDA Bibliography

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RDA Cataloging News and RDA Bibliography is a compilation of News, Events, Workshops, Seminars, Conferences, Training, Articles, Books, Presentations, Videos, Workshops, Training, Web Articles, Blog Posts, Reviews Etc. on Resource Description and Access (RDA), Anglo-American Cataloging Rules (AACR2), MARC21, Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR), Functional Requirements for Authority Data (FRAD), Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Data (FRSAD), Subject Cataloging, Descriptive Cataloging, BIBFRAME (Bibliographic Framework), Linked Data, Etc.

RDA Cataloging News is an initiative by RDA Blog. It combines the entries of RDA Bibliography and also items on Subject Cataloging. Please suggest entries to be included in RDA Cataloging News (preferably through RDA Cataloging - Google+ Community on Resource Description and Access (RDA) or by any other means of your wish).

This issue of RDA Cataloging News covers the period October 4, 2015, to May 2016. We are trying to make this a quarterly publication appearing in January, April, July, and October.

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News
Events / Workshops / Seminars / Conferences / Training / Etc.
Web Articles / Blog Posts
Articles
Books
Presentations
Thesis
Videos

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Subject Indexing Process

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A new article in the Librarianship Studies & Information Technology blog provides an exhaustive description of Subject Indexing Process

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* What is an index?
* What are the most trusted definitions of an index?
* What is subject indexing?
* What is the subject indexing process?

Index
The term ‘index’ has been derived from the Latin word ‘indicare’ which means to indicate or to point out. Here it refers to guide to a particular concept in a document.
Index is a systematic guide of items contained in a document or concepts derived from it. Items denote the name of the author, title, etc.; concepts may be like classification, cataloguing, etc. To elaborate a bit more it may be said that an index is a systematic guide to the items of published literature in a collection, or concepts derived from a collection.
The purpose of index is to locate and retrieve the needed items or concepts in a collection.
An index is consist of entries. Each entry is a unit of an index. These entries are arranged in a systematic order. ... ... ... ... (Visit below link to read complete article)

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Subject Indexing Process Contents What is an index? What are the most trusted definitions of an index? What is subject indexing? What is the subject indexing process? Index The term ‘index’ has...
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Co-published by Facet Publishing, ALA and CLA, RDA Essentials is the new concise guide to cataloguing with RDA (Resource Description and Access) and is essential reading for those seeking a simplified path to creating basic RDA records. Useful as a quick…
Co-published by Facet Publishing, ALA and CLA, RDA Essentials is the new concise guide to cataloguing with RDA (Resource Description and Access) and is essential reading for those seeking a simplif…
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ISO 8601 : Glossary of Library & Information Science

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A new entry in the Glossary of Library & Information Science in Librarianship Studies & Information Technology blog provides an exhaustive description ISO 8601, the Date and Time Format

ISO 8601 ➨ ISO 8601 describes an internationally accepted way to represent dates and times using numbers. It was issued by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and was first published in 1988. The purpose of this standard is to provide an unambiguous and well-defined method of representing dates and times, so as to avoid misinterpretation of numeric representations of dates and times, particularly when data are transferred between countries with different conventions for writing numeric dates and times. ... ... ... ... (Visit below link to read complete article)

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Core Elements : Glossary of Library & Information Science

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New entry in the Glossary of Library & Information Science in Librarianship Studies & Information Technology Blog provides an exhaustive definition of a Librarian and 10 Infographics about the Librarian highlighting their duties, functions, roles, responsibilities, worth and importance, with interesting facts and figures.

Core Elements ➨ Core elements in Resource Description & Access (RDA) are minimum elements required for describing resources. Core elements are a new feature of RDA which allowed for certain metadata elements to be identified as “required” in the cataloging process. The assignment of core status is based on attributes mandatory for a national level record, as documented in the FRBR/FRAD modules. ... ... ... ... (Visit below link to read complete article)

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Cataloging : Glossary of Library & Information Science

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Cataloging or Library Cataloging is the process of creating and maintaining bibliographic and authority records of the library catalog, the database of books, serials, sound recordings, moving images, cartographic materials, computer files, e-resources etc. that are owned by a library. The catalog may be in tangible form, such as a card catalog or in electronic form, such as online public access catalog (OPAC). Relative to the movement of materials within technical services, cataloging usually follows the receipt of ordered books in acquisitions. The process of cataloging involves three major activities, namely, Descriptive Cataloging, Subject Cataloging, and Authority Control. ... ... ... ... (This post is thoroughly revised with three times more added content)

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Undifferentiated Personal Names in RDA Cataloging
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Undifferentiated Personal Names in Resource Description and Access (RDA) Cataloging Rules: guidelines, best practices, and examples

Contents of the new RDA Blog post:

What is a Name Authority Record for Person
What is an undifferentiated Name Authority Record
What is the latest best practice on undifferentiated Name Authority Record
Maintenance of existing undifferentiated records
Examples of maintenance of undifferentiated Name Authority Records
RDA attributes to create a unique authorized access point for the person being established
Questions and Answers

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Date of Publication Distribution Copyright in RDA & MARC 21 Field 264 Examples

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New post on RDA Blog on Resource Description and Access (RDA) describes how-to give Date of Publication Distribution Copyright in RDA & MARC 21 Field 264 Examples

A date of publication is a date associated with the publication, release, or issuing of a resource.
The date of publication is the year in which the edition, revision, etc., described in the edition area was published. If there is no edition area, the date of the first publication of the edition to which the item belongs is considered the publication date. ... … … (Visit link mentioned above to read complete article)

Table of Contents:
Core Element
How Date of Publication is defined in RDA
Where the Rules are for Date of Publication in RDA
What are the Sources of Information for Date of Publication in RDA
How is Date of Publication Transcribed / Recorded in Resource Description and Access (RDA)
Dates of the Non-Gregorian or Julian Calendar; Dates in the Form of Chronogram
RDA Examples
What to do if the date on the resource is incorrect
Multipart Monographs, Serials, and Integrating Resources
Date of Publication not Identified in a Single-Part Resource
RDA Cataloging Examples of Dates
Supplying Dates (Date of Publication Not Identified in the Resource)
Importance of Supplying Probable Place and Date of Publication
Examples of Supplying Publication Data
Other RDA Examples of Dates
Date of Distribution
Where the Rules are for Date of Distribution in RDA
What are the Sources of Information for Date of Distribution in RDA
Recording Date of Distribution
Dates of the Non-Gregorian or Julian Calendar; Dates in the Form of Chronogram
Multipart Monographs, Serials, and Integrating Resources
Date of Distribution Not Identified in a Single-Part Resource
Copyright Date
Coreness for Copyright Date
Where the Rules are for Copyright Date in RDA
What are the Sources of Copyright Date in RDA
Recording Copyright Dates
Other RDA Blog posts on Publication, Distribution, and Copyright Date
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Resource Description and Access RDA Blog Revision

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Resource Description and Access RDA Blog Revision: RDA Blog has undergone some major revisions.

Contents:

1. RDA Blog has moved to HTTPS from HTTP
2. Formatting Changes in RDA Blog posts and Pages
3. References in Resource Description and Access RDA Blog
4. RDA FAQ - Resource Description and Access Frequently Asked Questions Revision

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Extended Date Time Format : Glossary of Library & Information Science

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A new entry in the Glossary of Library & Information Science in Librarianship Studies & Information Technology blog provides an exhaustive description of Extended Date Time Format (EDTF)

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Extended Date Time Format
Availability of EDTF
Features and Structure of EDTF
Adoption of EDTF
Examples of EDTF
Tools for EDTF
Used for
References

Extended Date Time Format ➨ The Extended Date/Time Format (EDTF) is a draft date-time standard initiated by the Library of Congress with the intention of creating more explicit date formatting and addressing date types that are not currently regulated by ISO 8601. The date time format ISO 8601 describes a number of date/time features, some of which are redundant and/or not very useful, on the other hand, there are a number of date and time format conventions in common use that are not included in ISO 8601. ... ... ... ... (Visit below link to read complete article)

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Alternatives Options and Exceptions in RDA : What Every Cataloger Needs to Know

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New article of RDA Blog on Resource Description and Access provides a detailed explanation of Alternatives Options and Exceptions in RDA : What Every Cataloger Needs to Know

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Alternatives Options and Exceptions in RDA : What Every Cataloger Needs to Know
What are RDA Alternatives?
Example of RDA Alternatives
What are RDA Options?
Example of RDA Optional Additions
Example of RDA Optional Omissions
What are RDA Exceptions?
Example of RDA Exceptions
How to decide whether to apply the alternatives, options, or exceptions?
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Alternatives Options and Exceptions in RDA : What Every Cataloger Needs to Know
RDA contains a number of guidelines and instructions that are marked as alternatives, options (optional additions, optional omissions), and exceptions. Each of these is clearly identified by an italicized label, which in the RDA Toolkit appears in green color in the instruction (alternative, optional addition, optional omission, exception). A green vertical bar also appears in the left margin next of an alternative, optional, or exceptional instruction in RDA Toolkit. These allow individual libraries or cataloging agencies to make decisions based on individual considerations in cases where two or more provisions are equally valid. Guidelines for alternatives and options are provided in RDA rule 0.8, and instructions for applying exceptions is at RDA 0.9 of chapter 0. ... ... ...

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Librarian : Glossary of Library & Information Science

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New entry in the Glossary of Library & Information Science in Librarianship Studies & Information Technology Blog provides an exhaustive definition of a Librarian and 10 Infographics about the Librarian highlighting their duties, functions, roles, responsibilities, worth and importance, with interesting facts and figures.

Librarian ➨ A librarian is a person who is in charge of or works professionally in a library and is responsible for its management and services. Librarian takes care of the library and its resources. Typical job of a librarian includes managing collection development and acquisitions, cataloging, collections management, circulation, and providing a range of services, such as reference, information, instruction, and training services, etc. ... ... ... ... (Visit below link to read complete article)

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2015 State of America's Libraries Report from the American Library Association covers issues and trends of the past year related to academic libraries, school libraries and public libraries, including: Top Ten Challenged Books of 2014, Children’s and Teen Services,Public Programs, Equitable Access, Intellectual Freedom, and Accreditation Standards for library schools. National issues include: Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA),Privacy,...
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Acquisitions : Glossary of Library & Information Science

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Acquisitions or Library Acquisitions is the process of selecting and acquiring selected materials for library and information centers in all formats including digital items, and maintaining the necessary records related to acquisitions. First the selections of materials are done according to the collection development policy of the library. It involves pre-order bibliographic searching of the library catalog to avoid duplication of materials. Then the selected materials are acquired by ordering them for purchase, exchange, or gift. This is followed by receiving the materials, checking their quality, processing invoices, making payment to vendors or individuals, and maintaining the necessary records related to acquisitions ... ... ... ... (This post is thoroughly revised with three times more added content)

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Authority Record : Glossary of Library & Information Science

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In a new entry in the Glossary of Library & Information Science in Librarianship Studies & Information Technology Blog, Salman Haider writes: Authority Record is a record which gives the authoritative form (the form selected for a heading) of a personal name, corporate name, family name, place name, uniform or preferred title, series title, subject, etc. in the library catalog or the file of bibliographic records, and are listed in an authority file containing headings of library items. To ensure consistency, an authority record is created for each authorized heading (authorized access point) for a proper name or a subject, etc. An authority record is made when a heading is established, i.e., authorized for use as the main entry (preferred title and, if appropriate, the authorized access point for the creator), an added entry, or subject entry, for the first time, while cataloging of a library item. Authority record may be in a printed or machine-readable form. … … …

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Authority Record ➨ Authority Record is a record which gives the authoritative form (the form selected for a heading) of a personal name, corporate name, family name, place name, uniform or preferred title, series title, subje...
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