RDA Update by ewghwehws


									RDA Update from “Look Before You
 Leap: Taking RDA for a Test Drive”
         2009 ALA Annual
       Final Content of RDA – 10 sec. 37 chap. 13 appxs.
Recording attributes

•   Section 1. Recording attributes of manifestation and item (4 chapters)
•   Section 2. Recording attributes of work and expression (3 chapters)
•   Section 3. Recording attributes of person, family, and corporate body (4 chapters)
•   Section 4. Recording attributes of concept, object, event, and place* (5 chapters)(Chapter16 –
    Identifying Place is available)

Recording relationships

•   Section 5. Recording primary relationships between work, expression, manifestation, and item (1
•   Section 6. Recording relationships to persons, families, and corporate bodies associated with a
    resource (5 chapters)
•   Section 7. Recording subject relationships * (1 chapter)
•   Section 8. Recording relationships between works, expressions, manifestations, and items (5
•   Section 9. Recording relationships between persons, families, and corporate bodies (4chapters)
•   Section 10. Recording relationships between concepts, objects, events, and places * (4 chapters)
                           RDA Update

Speakers and Topics

Comparing RDA and AACR2 / Tom Delsey, editor of RDA.
Overview of RDA online and creating workflows / Nannette Naught
(IMT, Inc).
RDA in LIS education / Christine Oliver (McGill University).
MARC in RDA / Sally McCallum (Library of Congress).
RDA in an ILS / John Esple (Director of VTLS (Visionary Technology in
Library Solutions)).
   •Part I

   •Part II

   •Part III

Testing RDA / Barbara Bushman (National Library of Medicine).
       RDA Update - Comparing RDA and AACR2

• RDA Design Objectives
• Scope
• AACR2 Structure
• RDA Structure
• Categorization of Resources (GMD vs. Media/Carrier/Content type)
• Level of Description
• Changes Requiring a New Description
• Source of Information
• Transcription
• Rule of Three
       RDA Update - Comparing RDA and AACR2

RDA Design Objectives

• Consistent, flexible, and extensible framework for the
  description of all types of resources and all types of content
• Compatible with internationally established principles,
  models, and standards
• Adaptable to the needs of a wide range of resource
  description communities
         RDA Update - Comparing RDA and AACR2


Description                   Description

    ISBD elements                 attributes of FRBR entities

    classes of material           types of content and carrier

    mode of issuance              mode of issuance

    type of description           type of description

Access                        Access

    choice of access points       FRBR relationships

    form of headings              attributes of FRAD entities

    references                    FRAD relationships
                                  subject relationships*
 RDA Update - Overview of RDA online and creating
RDA Online Options

• RDA / Tools / Resources
   •   Browse RDA
   •   Manage your own profile
   •   Search (quick/advanced/vocabularies) and Save searches
   •   AACR2 ↔ RDA Mapping
   •   XML Schemas
   •   AACR2 Rule number search
   • Bookmarks/annotations
   • Workflow
   • Hide/expand text
   • Entity Relation Diagram, etc.
                 RDA Update – MARC in RDA

• RDA was designed to be compatible with MARC 21
• Libraries will create RDA records in current environment
• Draft documentation of approved changes
                    RDA Update – RDA in an ILS

• RDA implementation scenarios (http://www.rda-jsc.org/docs/5editor2.pdf)
   • Scenario 3 - Flat file database structure (no links)
   • Scenario 2 - Linked bibliographic and authority records database structure
   • Scenario 1 - Relational/Object oriented database structure

• Creating Work – Expression – Manifestation – Item records
                  RDA Update – Testing RDA

• On May 1, 2008, three national libraries (Library of Congress, National
  Agricultural Library, National Library of Medicine) agreed to make
  joint decision on implementation of RDA based on a test of both the
  content and the online tool
• 23 were selected out of over 90 interested individuals, institutions,
  groups, etc.
                      RDA Update – Testing RDA

Academic Libraries (10)                       Special Libraries (4)
    Brigham Young University                      Clark Art Institute Library
    University of Chicago                         Minnesota Historical Society
                                                  Morgan Library and Museum
    Columbia University
                                                  State Library of Pennsylvania
    Emory University
    North Carolina State University           Vendors (3)
    University of North Dakota                    Backstage Library Works
    Northeastern University                       OCLC Metadata Contract Services
                                                  Quality Books
    Ohio State University
    Stanford University                       Consortia/Groups (3)
    George Washington University                  College Center for Library Automation
Public Libraries (2)                              GSLIS Group
     Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh                     Dominican University, University of
     Douglas County Libraries, Colorado                 Milwaukee-Wisconsin, University of
School Library (1)                                      Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    North East Independent School District,       Music Library Association/Online
    San Antonio, Tex.                             Audiovisual Catalogers, Inc.
                 RDA Update – Testing RDA

Current Timeline for RDA Testing
• January – March 2010
   • Preparatory period, preliminary use of RDA
• April – June 2010
   • Formal testing
• July – September 2010
   • Formal Assessment
• October 2010
   • Final report shared with U.S. library community

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