Thursday, March 31, 2016

Alternatives Options and Exceptions in RDA : What Every Cataloger Needs to Know

RDA Alternatives Options Exceptions



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New article of RDA Blog on Resource Description and Access provides a detailed explanation of Alternatives Options and Exceptions in RDA : What Every Cataloger Needs to Know

Contents:
  • Alternatives Options and Exceptions in RDA : What Every Cataloger Needs to Know
  • What are RDA Alternatives?
  • Example of RDA Alternatives
  • What are RDA Options?
  • Example of RDA Optional Additions
  • Example of RDA Optional Omissions
  • What are RDA Exceptions? 
  • Example of RDA Exceptions
  • How to decide whether to apply the alternatives, options, or exceptions?
  • Note on the use of screen images from RDA Toolkit (Following RDA and RDA Toolkit Copyright Statement and guidelines)
Alternatives Options and Exceptions in RDA : What Every Cataloger Needs to Know
RDA contains a number of guidelines and instructions that are marked as alternatives, options (optional additions, optional omissions), and exceptions. Each of these is clearly identified by an italicized label, which in the RDA Toolkit appears in green color in the instruction (alternative, optional addition, optional omission, exception). A green vertical bar also appears in the left margin next of an alternative, optional, or exceptional instruction in RDA Toolkit. These allow individual libraries or cataloging agencies to make decisions based on individual considerations in cases where two or more provisions are equally valid. Guidelines for alternatives and options are provided in RDA rule 0.8, and instructions for applying exceptions is at RDA 0.9 of chapter 0. ... ... ... 


Wednesday, March 30, 2016

RDA Exceptions : Glossary of Library & Information Science

Glossary of Library & Information Science
RDA Exceptions : Glossary of Library & Information Science

http://librarianshipstudies.blogspot.com/2016/03/rda-exceptions-glossary-of-library.html

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RDA Exceptions  In Resource Description and Access (RDA) cataloging rules there are a number of guidelines and instructions that are labeled as exceptions. Some instructions are scoped as being applicable only to certain types of resources (such as serials). An exception is an instruction that takes precedence over the immediately preceding instruction and applies to a specific type of resource, condition, etc. ... ... ... ... (Visit below link to read complete article)

RDA Options : Glossary of Library & Information Science

Glossary of Library & Information Science

RDA Options : Glossary of Library & Information Science

http://librarianshipstudies.blogspot.com/2016/03/rda-options-glossary-of-library.html

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New entry in the Glossary of Library & Information Science in Librarianship Studies & Information Technology blog  provides an exhaustive description of Options in Resource Description and Access (RDA).

RDA Options  In Resource Description and Access (RDA) cataloging rules there are a number of guidelines and instructions that are labeled as options. Options appear in two forms in RDA, viz. Optional additions and Optional omissions. ... ... ... ... (Visit below link to read complete article)

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Core Elements : Glossary of Library & Information Science

Glossary of Library & Information Science



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New entry in the Glossary of Library & Information Science in Librarianship Studies & Information Technology  provides an exhaustive description of RDA Core Elements.

Core Elements  Core elements in Resource Description & Access (RDA) are minimum elements required for describing resources. Core elements are a new feature of RDA which allowed for certain metadata elements to be identified as “required” in the cataloging process. The assignment of core status is based on attributes mandatory for a national level record, as documented in the FRBR/FRAD modules. ... ... ... ... (Visit below link to read complete article)

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Librarian : Glossary of Library & Information Science

Glossary of Library & Information Science



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New entry in the Glossary of Library & Information Science in Librarianship Studies & Information Technology Blog provides an exhaustive definition of a Librarian and 10 Infographics about the Librarian highlighting their duties, functions, roles, responsibilities, worth and importance, with interesting facts and figures.



Librarian  librarian is a person who is in charge of or works professionally in a library and is responsible for its management and services. Librarian takes care of the library and its resources. Typical job of a librarian includes managing collection development and acquisitionscataloging, collections management, circulation, and providing a range of services, such as reference, information, instruction, and training services, etc.  ... ... ... ... (Visit below link to read complete article)