RDA for Audio Recordings

Scheduled Dates

February 16 & 18 2021 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST (Register Now)

Course Description

From music CDs to digital audiobooks, library collections contain many types of audio recordings. Cataloging these items can be a bit different from working with print books. This workshop covers the RDA instructions relevant to carrier-based and digital audio recordings. The topics to be covered include descriptive elements, access points, relationship elements, and more.

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Target Audience: 
Catalogers who perform original and copy cataloging for audio recordings
Previous experience or training in RDA, knowledge of MARC bibliographic format.
Learning Objectives
  • Understand where audio recordings fit in the RDA data model
  • Select the preferred source of information for audio recordings
  • Create descriptions for audio recordings
  • Create access points for audio recordings
  • Select the appropriate relationship elements for access points
Homework Expectations
  • To earn a certificate students must attend live sessions or view recordings thereof and complete homework assignments. There will be homework assignments after each session.
  • It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.
Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of two 2-hour sessions.
Contact Hours: 
Emily Nimsakont - nimsakont@amigos.org
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