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New England Technical Services Librarians (NETSL) NETSL sponsored three exciting programs at the New England Annual Conference on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at the Hotel Sturbridge in Sturbridge MA.

New England Technical Services Librarians (NETSL)

In the morning we offered AACR2 and RDA: Key Differences presented by Steven Arakawa (Yale University). This was a two-part program with a theory-based session from 8:30-10:00 that was attended by 57 people and a hands-on session from 10:00-11:30 that was attended by 44 people. Our afternoon program was Using ORCID and Author Identifiers presented by Micah Altman (MIT). This program ran from 2:30-3:30 and was attended by 21 people with an invigorating question and answer period. Please continue below for the full descriptions and slides & exercises from the programs. AACR2 and RDA: Key DifferencesSteven Arakawa (Yale) What are the major differences between AACR2 and RDA? Using ORCID and Author IdentifiersMicah Altman (MIT) Authority control is a critical part of library cataloging. Slides have not been provided for this program (yet) Like this:

Archive of presentations. Committees.musiclibraryassoc.org/uploads/ETSC/MDRdocument.pdf. Library of Congress Announces Its Long-Range RDA Training Plan. Local library data in the new global framework. 2011 has in a sense been the year of library linked data.

Local library data in the new global framework

Not that libraries of all kinds are now publishing and consuming linked data in great numbers. No. But we have witnessed the publication of the final report of the W3C Library Linked Data Incubator Group, the Library of Congress announcement of the new Bibliographic Framework for the Digital Age based on Linked Data and RDF, the release by a number of large libraries and library consortia of their bibliographic metadata, many publications, sessions and presentations on the subject. All these events focus mainly on publishing library bibliographic metadata as linked open data. Personally I am not convinced that this is the most interesting type of data that libraries can provide. In essence only really unique data is worth publishing.

Currently, library data that is really unique and interesting is administrative information about holdings and circulation. So what would the new bibliographic framework look like? Resource Description and Access (RDA): Information and Resources in Preparation for RDA (Aquisitions and Bibliographic Control, Library of Congress) Skip navigation Suggestions enabled.

Resource Description and Access (RDA): Information and Resources in Preparation for RDA (Aquisitions and Bibliographic Control, Library of Congress)

The Library of Congress > Cataloging, Acquisitions > General, Descriptive Cataloging > RDA Resource Description and Access (RDA) Information and Resources in Preparation for RDA News Documentos disponibles en español (ACTUALIZADO Mayo de 2013) Documentation Training Community U.S. Last Updated: 04/11/2017 Stay Connected with the Library All ways to connect » Library of Congress Documentation for the RDA (Resource Description and Access) Test. 12/23/11 (Link updated 1/17/13) The Library of Congress participated in the 2010 US RDA Test.

Library of Congress Documentation for the RDA (Resource Description and Access) Test

The U.S. RDA Test Coordinating Committee recommended that the three U.S. national libraries adopt RDA with certain conditions and that implementation should not occur before January 1, 2013. Information about (1) the Test, (2) the report of the U.S. CRCC Informal RDA Testing Task Force. The Registry! Testing Resource Description and Access (RDA) - Working Group on the ... RDA toolkit. FRBR: Things You Should Know, But Were Afraid to Ask Webcast (Library ... RealPlayer not detected.

FRBR: Things You Should Know, But Were Afraid to Ask Webcast (Library ...

Click here to download the Real Player Launch in a new window TITLE: FRBR: Things You Should Know, But Were Afraid to Ask SPEAKER: Barbara Tillett EVENT DATE: 03/04/2009 RUNNING TIME: 57 minutes This presentation for non-catalogers is intended to present basic concepts and benefits of using the FRBR conceptual model (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records) in resource discovery systems.

Speaker Biography: Barbara B. Related Webcasts SERIES: Digital Future and You Related Library Resources Resources for Librarians. The FRBR Blog. VIAF.