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Friday, April 20 • 11:50am - 12:30pm
Nomens, Agents, and Four-fold Paths: What’s New with RDA?

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FRBR has been replaced by the IFLA Library Reference Model (LRM), and RDA is undergoing significant changes to implement the new model. New elements have been added, others have been re-cast as relationships, and fictional characters can no longer be considered persons. In addition to implementing LRM, the RDA Toolkit is undergoing a significant restructure and redesign (3R) project, which should significantly improve the user experience. This session will explore the changes in RDA and how they will affect cataloging practice, highlight useful features of the new interface, and discuss policy decisions made by the Library of Congress and the Program for Cooperative Cataloging.


Lori Robare

Monographic Team Leader, University of Oregon
Lori Robare oversees cataloging of monographs and integrating resources and coordinates cataloger training and continuing education. She has been involved with the ALA Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access (CC:DA) and Subject Analysis Committee (SAC) as well as the Program... Read More →


Friday April 20, 2018 11:50am - 12:30pm PDT
Wilder Hilton Eugene Conference Center, 66 East 6th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401-2667 USA