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Survey of Emerging Cataloging Practices : Use of RDA by Academic Libraries / by Salman Haider & Primary Research Group Staff. - New York : Primary Research Group, 2016. (111 pages ; 28 cm.). ISBN: 9781574403831

Publisher: Primary Research Group (New York, United States)

Available from Booksellers: Amazon (U.S.) | Amazon (U.K.) | Amazon (France) | Amazon (Germany) | Amazon (Russia) | Research and Markets | EBay | Walmart

Following universities have acquired this book:

Universities/Catalogs - United States: WorldCat | University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States) | The University of Chicago (Chicago, United States) | Texas A&M University (Texas, United States) | Texas Tech University Libraries (Lubbock, Texas, United States) | The University of Texas at Austin (Austin, Texas, United States) | Auburn University (Auburn, Alabama, United States) | University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States) | University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States) | Catholic University of America (Washington DC, United States) | Westminster Choir College of Rider University (Princeton, NJ, United States) | St. Catherine University (St Paul, Minnesota, United States) [E-Book] | Florida State University (Tallahassee, Florida, United States) | Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, Virginia, United States) | Old Dominion University (Norfolk, Virginia, United States)

Universities - Canada: McGill University Library (Montreal, Canada) | University of Saskatchewan Library (Saskatoon, Canada) | University of Ottawa (Ottawa, Canada

Universities - Australia: University of Technology, Sydney (Sydney, Australia) | Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia)

Universities - United Kingdom: National Library of Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland)

Universities - Hong Kong: The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shatin, Hong Kong)

Universities - Qatar: UCL Qatar Library (Doha, Qatar) [Integrated library of Georgetown University, Washington D.C. in Qatar and University College London]
Social Cataloging Applications: LibraryThing | Goodreads | Open Library

About Publisher Primary Research Group (New York):

Primary Research Group is the publisher of Survey of Emerging Cataloging Practices : Use of RDA by Academic Libraries. PRG publishes research reports, surveys, and benchmarking studies for businesses, colleges, libraries, law firms, hospitals, museums, and other institutions. Based on substantial primary and secondary research, benchmarking studies by PRG allow institutions to compare their budgets, managerial decisions, technology purchases, and strategic visions to those of their peers.

Press release (New York, May 5, 2016):

Primary Research Group Inc. has published the Survey of Emerging Cataloging Practices: Use of RDA by Academic Libraries, ISBN 978-157440-383-1 The study presents data and commentary from 60 predominantly academic libraries about their use of Resource Description and Cataloging, or RDA. The questionnaire was largely designed and the summary written by award winning cataloging and metadata librarian Salman Haider... ... Data is broken out by of academic institution, tuition level, and type or Carnegie class among other variables.

The study reports on library perceptions of RDA, ease of implementation, librarian training and use, and reception by patrons, among other issues. The study presents detailed commentary on the integration of RDA with ILS systems, and reports on the impact of RDA on cataloging productivity and use of staff time. It also contains detailed information on how librarians are training for use of RDA and what resources they are using to accomplish this. The report also looks at the general state of cataloging in academic libraries with questions about budget, staffing, technology use and more.

Just a few of the report’s many finding are that:

According to the survey participants 111.72 minutes is the mean extra time needed for every 10 library items cataloged using RDA vs. prior procedures. The median time extra was 50 minutes, and the range was from 0 to 600 minutes.

A plurality of survey participants were not in favor of retro-conversion services for RDA cataloging as they do not think that it will result in saving of time and money, and high quality records. Out of all 56 responses received 26 were against retro-conversion, 12 favored it, and 18 responses contained mixed opinions.

35.59 percent of all survey participants say the library has spent “about the same” on cataloging over the past five years, while 32.20 percent estimate that they have spent “somewhat less.” Just 8.47 percent of participants say their institutions have spent “somewhat more” on cataloging.

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James Weinheimer, Director of Library and Information Services, American University of Rome, Rome, Italy [July 11, 2016] -- Incredible finding (that was met with complete silence) in the report “Survey of Emerging Cataloging Practices: Use of RDA by Academic Libraries”.

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Professor P. B. Mangla - Famous Librarians and Library Science Teachers Biography Series

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Famous Librarians and Library Science Teachers Biography Series of Librarianship Studies & Information Technology blog presents the biography of Professor P. B. Mangla, a living legend in the field of Library and Information Science in India. The article is in around 6000 words and can be considered as his authoritative biography The highlight of this article is a one hour interview of Prof. Mangla which is embedded in the blog article itself. Seeing Prof. Mangla speaking in the interview is like listening to the history of Library and Information Science in India, United States, and Europe, including his experience with library and information science luminaries such as Dr. S.R. Ranganation, B.S. Kesavan, Mortimer Taube, and Dr. Carl M. White, and his experiences at the Columbia University, New York, association with IFLA, association with University of Delhi, etc.

[Please share this article with your network as this is like an undocumented piece of the history of Library and Information Science which must be read by all the professionals who feel proud to be a librarian and teachers of library and information science]

Professor P.B. Mangla had his higher education at three prestigious Universities, viz. Panjab University (Chandigarh), University of Delhi and Columbia University, New York (USA). He obtained his Master’s degree in History from Panjab University, and, degrees in Library & Information Science from the University of Delhi and then Columbia University, New York. At the University of Delhi, he was a student of Dr. S.R. Ranganathan, father of library science and library movement in India. While at Columbia University he had the opportunity to study and do research under the guidance of well- known scholars of the world. He was a Rockefeller Foundation Scholar for his studies at Columbia University during the 1960s. ... ... ... (Read complete article on the link provided above)

Presently he is a Tagore National Fellow under the Government of India Ministry of Culture since 2010. This Fellowship Scheme has been instituted by the Union Government in connection with the 150th Birth Anniversary of the great India luminary Rabinder Nath Tagore. This is a prestigious Fellowship and funded generously to be at par with the basic pay of a Central University Vice-chancellor. Till now he is the only academic who has been honored with this Fellowship in the country in his field of specialization and has been called as a ‘legendary scholar and authority in the field of Library Science’.... ... ... (Read complete article on the link provided above)

Earlier, he served the University of Delhi for almost four decades out of which 29 years as a Professor of Library & Information Science. He had the distinction of being appointed as a full-fledged Professor at the age of 36 years which was a matter of real achievement in his career. During his tenure in the University of Delhi he held several senior and prominent positions such as Head of the Department; Dean, Faculty of Arts; Dean, Post-Graduate (Evening) Studies ( which had an enrolment of about 1500 post- graduate students); and, Chairman, Board of Research Studies (H). He was a Member, Court of the University of Delhi almost for three decades, as also, of its Executive Council (EC), and, Academic Council (AC) which are the highest policy-decision making bodies of the University, for several years. He functioned as Chairman, Governing Body, of two prestigious Colleges of the University of Delhi, namely, Deshbandhu College, and Dyal Singh College, for several years. ... ... ... (Read complete article on the link provided above)

He worked in Iran as an Expert and, in Guyana (West Indies) as a Unesco Consultant for several years. He has already visited about 50 countries for professional consultancy or assignments. ... ... (Read complete article on the link provided above)...

Contents of Biography:

Early life and education
Experience with Dr. S. R. Ranganathan
Columbia University, New York Experience
Career
University of Delhi Experience
On Delhi University Bodies
On Academic and Administrative Bodies of Other Universities
On National Committees and Commissions
ILA President
Association with IFLA
Membership of Professional Associations
Lectures and Addresses Delivered
Project Director and Research Supervisor
Research Publications
Editor of Research Journals
Awards and Honours Received
Tagore National Fellowship
Countries Visited
Bio-data Listed in
An Interview of Professor P. B. Mangla by Salman Haider
References

An Interview of Professor P. B. Mangla by Salman Haider on 2016-07-13:

Librarianship Studies & Information Technology thanks Dr. R.K. Sharma (Librarian, United Nations Information Centre for India and Bhutan, New Delhi) for providing technical support for the interview.

Question 1. Sir, please tell us about your early life and education. Was it smooth or did you faced some challenges in your early life and education? How and when you decided to go into the Library and Information Science profession?

Question 2. Mangla Sir, How and when you decided to go in the library and information science profession.

Question 3.: Mangla Sir, can you please tell us a little about your experiences in the University of Delhi. We know that the Department of Library and Information Science at present is considered to be among the finest imparting LIS education in India.

Question 4: Sir, Kindly tell us How was the Department of Library and Information Science before you joined and what steps you had taken to improve the quality of education and bring it at par with the international standards.

Question 5: Mangla Sir, we are extremely interested in knowing your experiences at the University of Columbia, the Rockefeller Foundation Scholarship and your works there. You had the rare honour of the vice-president of International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) during 1985 to 1991. Please tell us something about your association with IFLA also.

Question 6: Mangla Sir, please tell us you experience with library and information science luminaries such as Dr. S.R. Ranganathan, B.S. Kesavan, Mortimer Taube, and Dr. Carl M. White.

Question 7: Mangla Sir, your life and contributions to librarianship in India is considered as exceptional and as a role model for library professionals in the country. Please provide us some tips to become a better library professional library professional.

Question 8: Sir how do you see the future of libraries and librarianship in our country. What are your opinions about the present status of library and information science education and practice of librarianship in India?

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Resource : Glossary of Library & Information Science

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A new entry in the Glossary of Library & Information Science of Librarianship Studies & Information Technology blog provides an exhaustive description of a Resource.

RESOURCE ➨ A work, expression, manifestation or item. The term includes not only an individual entity but also aggregates and components of such entities (e.g., three sheet maps, a single slide issued as part of a set of twenty, an article in an issue of a scholarly journal). It may refer to a tangible entity (e.g., a book, a DVD, an audiocassette, serials, sound recordings, moving images, cartographic materials, pamphlets, reports, newspapers, music scores, microfilm, microfiche etc. that are owned by a library) or an intangible entity (e.g., a website, blog, computer files, e-resources). ... ... ...

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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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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

Contents:
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?
Note on the use of screen images from RDA Toolkit (Following RDA and RDA Toolkit Copyright Statement and guidelines)
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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Other Title Information : Glossary of Library & Information Science

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A new entry in the Glossary of Library & Information Science of Librarianship Studies & Information Technology blog provides an exhaustive definition of Other Title Information.

Contents

*Other Title Information

*What Other Title Information Includes and what it does not?

*Does Other Title Information need to be supplied?

*Is Other Title Information a Core Element in RDA?

*Where is data recorded for Other Title Information in MARC 21?

*Where are the rules for recording Other Title Information in RDA?

*What are the Sources of Information for Other Title Information?

*How to record Other Title Information if it is in more than one language or script?

*How to record Other Title Information if it is in more than one?

*RDA Cataloging Examples of recording Other Title Information in MARC 21

*References

OTHER TITLE INFORMATION ➨ Other Title Information is information (words or phrases, e.g. a subtitle) that appears in conjunction with, and is subordinate to, the title proper of a resource. Other Title Information is a statement appearing on the item that provides additional information about the nature of the item, its purpose, scope, form (e.g., a biography), genre (e.g., a mystery novel), contents (e.g., conference papers) or subject. It may include any phrase appearing with a title proper that is indicative of the character, contents, etc., of the resource or the motives for, or occasion of, its production, publication, etc. In the bibliographic record, Other Title Information is transcribed following the whole or part of the title proper or parallel title to which it pertains. If the information is lengthy, it may be given in a note or may be abridged ... ... ...

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Library and Information Science Dissertations and Theses

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Reference sources for doctoral and master's dissertations and theses in Library and Information Science (LIS). General reference databases are listed first which is followed by the repositories and digital libraries of individual countries and universities. It also provides information on the online availability of electronic theses through centrally-maintained digital repositories which not only ensure easy access and archiving of doctoral theses but will also help in raising the standard and quality of research.

Theses and dissertations are known to be the rich and unique source of information, often the only source of research work that does not find its way into various publication channels. Theses and dissertations remain an untapped and under-utilized asset, leading to unnecessary duplication and repetition.

This entry Library and Information Science Dissertations and Theses in the Librarian's Reference Directory is expected to be the most comprehensive listing of sources of information on LIS dissertations and theses. It will enable LIS researchers with wider dissemination of information leading to improved referral and citation. It will not only bring more visibility and greater recognition to the researchers and their work but also help improve their rankings. It will be of immense help to the researchers in the task of literature search and review of related areas. Besides the literature reviews, the availability of comprehensive sources of LIS dissertations and thesis will give information on research studies already undertaken which will also help future researchers in identifying and formulating the topic of their research. It will eliminate the possibilities for researchers ending up pursuing a topic of research that has already been undertaken at the same or other universities. ... ... ...

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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.

Contents
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

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 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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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)

Contents
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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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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