Official RDA Overview (PCI Webinar)

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Official RDA Overview (PCI Webinar)

January 17 @ 1:00 pm 2:00 pm

Beginning in 2017, updates to and work on what is now “Original RDA” was halted for the 3R project: RDA Toolkit Restructure and Redesign. The result is now available for review as “Official RDA”. 

It is based on the IFLA-LRM (Library Reference Model) and includes many new terms for old concepts such as Aggregates, Application Profiles, Nomens, and Representative Expressions, and new tools such as LC’s Metadata Guidance Documentation (MGD). This educational session* will explain the reasoning behind the revisions, what IFLA-LRM is, and introduce many of the new concept terms.  

As a result of this program. participants will recognize and understand new concept terms (that is, aggregates, representative expressions, and so forth), define the IFLA-LRM and explain its significance, and recognize an application profile. 

Bobby Bothmann ~ Biography   

Bobby Bothmann is a professor at Minnesota State University, Mankato where he serves as the catalog and metadata librarian. Bobby catalogs analog and digital resources of all kinds, including books, serials, moving images, objects, cartographic resources, musical and spoken word audio recordings, and music in between many meetings. He is a member of the editorial board for Cataloging & Classification Quarterly and an active member of OLAC (OnLine Audiovisual Catalogers) where he has served in various roles including treasurer, president, and the current archivist.  

He holds an MLIS from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee and an MS in Geography and English Technical Communication from MSU Mankato. Bobby moonlights as an adjunct instructor for the School of Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he teaches cataloging and classification courses and tries to covert one student per semester to the cataloging side of the Force. 

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