Cataloging future between the traditionalism of AACR and the revolution of RDA : an applied study / Khaled Mohamed Reyad

 

Cataloging future between the traditionalism of AACR and the revolution of RDA : an applied study

Khaled Mohamed Reyad

Vice director of monographs section in Library of Congress Cairo

 

A practical study about the implementation of RDA in two Egyptian libraries. The paper made a survey on 24 catalogers from Library of Congress Cairo Office and The American University in Cairo to discover differences between cataloging in AACR2 and RDA. The survey discovered regarding time of records creation 83% of cataloger see that RDA takes longer time. For understanding of RDA 55% answered with very good, 21% good, 12% excellent, and the same for poor.

 

 

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