Getting Ready for RDA / Eman Khairy

 

Getting Ready for RDA

Eman Khairy

Arabic Cataloger at the National Library of Qatar

 

This paper is intended to give a brief overview about RDA, RDA implementation, bibliographic description and authority control using RDA. The paper will cover the following main points with illustrative examples from MARC records.

•      General Overview of RDA

•      RDA implementation: Why? Who? What? When? How?

•      FRBR terminology, the basis for RDA

•      Recognize RDA bibliographic records

•      The new MARC fields used in bibliographic records

•      The major differences in how bibliographic records are constructed under RDA

•      The rules which affect Arabic cataloging

•      Recognize RDA authority records

•      The new MARC fields used in authority records

•      The major differences in how name headings are established under RDA

•      The rules which affect establishing Arabic names

 

 

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