RDA
FOR PUBLIC
SERVICES
Education Institute Webinar
Presented by Trina Grover & Alison Hitchens
October 16, 2013
(Repeat o...
MANY THANKS!
To all of those people who are letting us re-use their
presentations in preparation for RDA implementation.
I...
AGENDA
What is RDA?
How will RDA affect display?
How will RDA affect searching & navigation?
The future
Your questions
RDA...
RESOURCE DESCRIPTION & ACCESS
RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013
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Photo source: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov
FUNCTIONAL DATA
Core elements
to assist users
+ optional elements too!
user tasks
find
identify
select
obtain
RDAforPublic...
NAVIGATING RELATIONSHIPS
Image sources: amazon.com,
lawrencehill.com/bio.html
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RDA IS
designed to
 work in current
catalogues
 be compatible with
existing records
 co-exist well into
the future
enab...
HOW WILL RDA AFFECT DISPLAY
OF INFORMATION?
Photo source: Supercake
http://www.flickr.com/photos/supercake/1935338859/
RDA...
Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844, author.
Joseph Smith histories, 1832-1844 / Karen Lynn Davidson, David J.
Whittaker, Mark R. Ash...
FEWER ABBREVIATIONS
 Don’t introduce abbreviations– accurate representation
On title page:
3rd
ed.
Second edition
Data re...
TAKE WHAT YOU SEE!
 “Take what you see” - accurate representation of the
resource
AACR2
Title: The wolrd [sic] of
televis...
TAKE WHAT YOU SEE!
• make use of machine-generated data
• Important for bulk-loading of records and for re-use of
metadata...
OPTION TO LIST ALL OF THE AUTHORS!
AACR2:
Bill Traylor : drawings from the collections of the High Museum
of Art and the M...
FORMAT AND TYPE OF CONTENT
The sound of music [sound recording]
The sound of music
The sound of music
RDAforPublicServices...
CREATE ICONS MORE ACCURATELY
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Print book:
content type: text
media type: unmediated...
SAY MORE ABOUT THE RESOURCE
In the past this would all be represented by:
[electronic resource]
content type: text
content...
ELEMENTS RECORDED TO IDENTIFY A
PERSON
RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013
Date of birth: 19310710
Name: Munro, Alice
Pla...
POSSIBILITIES FOR DISPLAY
 Munro, Alice, 1931- (short-story writer)
 Munro, Alice, 1931-
Canadian short story-writer bo...
HOW WILL RDA AFFECT
SEARCHING & NAVIGATION?
Photo source: Cedric Husler
http://www.flickr.com/photos/keepthebyte/229366371...
FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR
BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORDS (FRBR)
work
expression
manifestation
item
person
family
corporate body
c...
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AS A
SEARCHER, I
need to read the novel for
an English exam -- I want
access to th...
4 ENTITIES
- 1 OBJECT
an item in Ryerson’s
collection
one example of the Beach
Holme Publishing
manifestation
an embodimen...
SLIGHTLY “FRBR-IZED” CATALOGUE
Source: Oliver (2011: slide 33)
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TRULY FRBR-IZED DISPLAY OF DATA
 texts
 translations of text
 audio-books
 dramatizations
 adaptations as a motion
pi...
RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013
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A project of OCLC R...
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NAVIGATING NAMES
 Tremblay, Michel, 1942-
Occupation: Writer
Selected works: Le Vrai Monde (1983)
Un objet de beauté (199...
LOOKING TOWARD BETTER DISPLAY
& NAVIGATION OF ROLES
Atom Egoyan
is the author of 25 resources
is the director of 37 reso...
WE ARE FAMILY!
Photo credit: Derek Hitchens.
Used with permission.
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FAMILY EXAMPLE
Name: Eaton Family
Place of residence: Toronto, Ont.
Prominent member: Eaton, Timothy, 1834-1907
History: T...
SEARCH FOR MULTI-LINGUAL MATERIALS
Title: Antigo Testamento Poliglota : Hebraico,
Grego, Português, Inglês.
Bible. Old Tes...
THE FUTURE
Photo source: Fabienne Wassermann
http://www.flickr.com/photos/fabi_k/3569934030/
RDAforPublicServices-EIInstit...
FOR FUTURE SEARCH & NAVIGATION
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STRUCTURED DATA LINKED DATA
 Virtual International Authority File (VIAF)
http://viaf.org/viaf/109322990/
 DbPedia
http:/...
V
I
A
F
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DBPEDIA PROPERTIES
dbpprop:influenced
dbpedia:Orhan_Pamuk
dbpedia:Barbara_Kingsolver
dbpedia:Graeme_Gibson
dbpedia:Laura_M...
BIBLIOTHÈQUE NATIONALE DE FRANCE
DATA IN RDF
Human readable view
http://data.bnf.fr/12417486/alexandre_dumas_la_reine_
Mac...
BEYOND OUR BORDERS
Author
Capture enhanced biographical information
Link to other works by the author not held in the li...
RDA IS…
Photo source: Cea
http://www.flickr.com/photos/centralasian/8071729256/
… positioning
library metadata
for the fut...
QUESTIONS?
Trina Grover
Catalogue Librarian
Ryerson University Library
tgrover@ryerson.ca
Alison Hitchens
Cataloguing & Me...
REFERENCES
American Library Association, Canadian Library Association, and CILIP: Chartered Institute of
Library and Infor...
OTHER RESOURCES - RDA
Library of Congress. Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate. Resource
Description and Acc...
OTHER RESOURCES – LINKED DATA
Coyle, Karen. RDA vocabularies for a twenty-first century data environment.
Library Technolo...
CREATIVE COMMONS LICENSE FOR
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  1. 1. RDA FOR PUBLIC SERVICES Education Institute Webinar Presented by Trina Grover & Alison Hitchens October 16, 2013 (Repeat of the EI Institute presentation of Oct. 2012)
  2. 2. MANY THANKS! To all of those people who are letting us re-use their presentations in preparation for RDA implementation. In this case, thanks to Chris Oliver (McGill University) for use of slides from various presentations. This presentation is based on a presentation given to uWaterloo public services staff in April 2012 RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 2
  3. 3. AGENDA What is RDA? How will RDA affect display? How will RDA affect searching & navigation? The future Your questions RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 3
  4. 4. RESOURCE DESCRIPTION & ACCESS RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 4 Photo source: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov
  5. 5. FUNCTIONAL DATA Core elements to assist users + optional elements too! user tasks find identify select obtain RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 5
  6. 6. NAVIGATING RELATIONSHIPS Image sources: amazon.com, lawrencehill.com/bio.html RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2012 6
  7. 7. RDA IS designed to  work in current catalogues  be compatible with existing records  co-exist well into the future enabling us to  take advantage of new database structures  create data that can function in linked data environment  make library data visible in the web  make library data work with other types of metadata RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 7
  8. 8. HOW WILL RDA AFFECT DISPLAY OF INFORMATION? Photo source: Supercake http://www.flickr.com/photos/supercake/1935338859/ RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 8
  9. 9. Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844, author. Joseph Smith histories, 1832-1844 / Karen Lynn Davidson, David J. Whittaker, Mark R. Ashurst-McGee, Richard L. Jensen, volume editors. Salt Lake City : The Church Historian’s Press, [2012], ©2012. 1 online resource (xlvii, 686 pages) : illustrations Includes bibliographical references and index. Davidson, Karen Lynn, editor; Whittaker, David J., editor ; Ashurst-McGee, Mark, editor ; Jensen, Richard L., editor. Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844. Joseph Smith papers. Histories ; volume 1. Access points are in bold Use chat box to answer: what is different about the information in this record? RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 9
  10. 10. FEWER ABBREVIATIONS  Don’t introduce abbreviations– accurate representation On title page: 3rd ed. Second edition Data recorded: 3rd ed. Second edition • Don’t use abbreviations - responsiveness to user need Publisher: [place of publication not identified] : Fishy Press, 2011 Extent: x, 143 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 10
  11. 11. TAKE WHAT YOU SEE!  “Take what you see” - accurate representation of the resource AACR2 Title: The wolrd [sic] of television. Variant title: The world of television. RDA Title: The wolrd of television. Variant title: Title should read: The world of television. RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 11
  12. 12. TAKE WHAT YOU SEE! • make use of machine-generated data • Important for bulk-loading of records and for re-use of metadata • Does result in variability in display Title: BIG BOOK OF INTARSIA WOODWORKING : 37 Projects and Expert Techniques for Segmentation and Intarsia RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 12
  13. 13. OPTION TO LIST ALL OF THE AUTHORS! AACR2: Bill Traylor : drawings from the collections of the High Museum of Art and the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts / essays by Margaret Lynne Ausfeld … [et al.]. RDA: Bill Traylor : drawings from the collections of the High Museum of Art and the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts / essays by Margaret Lynne Ausfeld, Susan Mitchell Crawley, Leslie H. Paisley, Fred Barron, Jeffrey Wolf. RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 13
  14. 14. FORMAT AND TYPE OF CONTENT The sound of music [sound recording] The sound of music The sound of music RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 14
  15. 15. CREATE ICONS MORE ACCURATELY RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 15 Print book: content type: text media type: unmediated carrier type: volume E-book: content type: text media type: computer carrier type: online resource Audio book: content type: spoken word media type: audio carrier type: audio disc Online Audio book: content type: spoken word media type: computer carrier type: online resource
  16. 16. SAY MORE ABOUT THE RESOURCE In the past this would all be represented by: [electronic resource] content type: text content type: cartographic image content type: still image media type: computer carrier type: online resource With RDA: we need to figure out the display! RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 16
  17. 17. ELEMENTS RECORDED TO IDENTIFY A PERSON RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 Date of birth: 19310710 Name: Munro, Alice Place of birth: Wingham, Ont. Associated country: Canada Place of residence: Clinton, Ont. Occupation: Short-story writer Gender: female Language: eng Fuller form of name: Alice Ann Variant name: Laidlaw, Alice Ann Biographical information: Alice Ann Munro (née Laidlaw) is a Canadian short-story writer & three-time winner of Canada’s Governor General Award for English-language fiction, recipient of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature & the 2009 Man Booker International Prize for her lifetime body of work… 17
  18. 18. POSSIBILITIES FOR DISPLAY  Munro, Alice, 1931- (short-story writer)  Munro, Alice, 1931- Canadian short story-writer born in 1931  Munro, Alice, 1931- Also known as Alice Ann Munro and Alice Laidlaw  Munro, Alice, 1931- Who is this?  Munro, Alice, 1931- RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 18
  19. 19. HOW WILL RDA AFFECT SEARCHING & NAVIGATION? Photo source: Cedric Husler http://www.flickr.com/photos/keepthebyte/229366371/ RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 19
  20. 20. FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORDS (FRBR) work expression manifestation item person family corporate body concept object event place FRBR Group 1 things that libraries collect FRBR Group 2 entities who do the intellectual / artistic work to make things FRBR Group 3 subjects RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 20
  21. 21. RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 21 AS A SEARCHER, I need to read the novel for an English exam -- I want access to the WORK want an audio version for commuting -- I need to find a particular EXPRESSION prefer a paperback copy when traveling -- I want a particular MANIFESTATION need to find the copy I borrowed, it is overdue -- I need a particular ITEM Image source: people-clipart.com
  22. 22. 4 ENTITIES - 1 OBJECT an item in Ryerson’s collection one example of the Beach Holme Publishing manifestation an embodiment of the original English expression a realization of the work by M. Crummey RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 22
  23. 23. SLIGHTLY “FRBR-IZED” CATALOGUE Source: Oliver (2011: slide 33) RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 23
  24. 24. TRULY FRBR-IZED DISPLAY OF DATA  texts  translations of text  audio-books  dramatizations  adaptations as a motion picture  criticisms Source: Oliver (2011: slide 34) RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 24
  25. 25. RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 25Source: http://frbr.oclc.org/pages/Pages?sn=351320355&instname= A project of OCLC Research
  26. 26. RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 26
  27. 27. NAVIGATING NAMES  Tremblay, Michel, 1942- Occupation: Writer Selected works: Le Vrai Monde (1983) Un objet de beauté (1997)  Tremblay, Michel, 1954- Associated group: HEC Montréal  Tremblay, Michel, 1955-  Affiliation: Medical School of Laval University  Tremblay, Michel, 1964- Associated place: Saskatchewan Affiliation: Saskatchewan Agriculture and Food RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 27 adapted from D. Paradis (2009)
  28. 28. LOOKING TOWARD BETTER DISPLAY & NAVIGATION OF ROLES Atom Egoyan is the author of 25 resources is the director of 37 resources is an actor in 5 resources is the subject of 20 resources
  29. 29. WE ARE FAMILY! Photo credit: Derek Hitchens. Used with permission. RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 29
  30. 30. FAMILY EXAMPLE Name: Eaton Family Place of residence: Toronto, Ont. Prominent member: Eaton, Timothy, 1834-1907 History: Timothy Eaton was born in March 1834 in Ballymena, Northern Ireland. At the age of 20 he moved to Ontario. He married Margaret Beattie in 1862 and had 5 children. He opened a dry goods store in 1869 in Toronto which was the cornerstone for the large Canadian retail chain Eaton's. John Craig Eaton inherited the business in 1907 ... The business went bankrupt in 1999. RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 30
  31. 31. SEARCH FOR MULTI-LINGUAL MATERIALS Title: Antigo Testamento Poliglota : Hebraico, Grego, Português, Inglês. Bible. Old Testament. Hebrew Bible. Old Testament. Greek Bible. Old Testament. Portuguese Bible. Old Testament. English RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 31
  32. 32. THE FUTURE Photo source: Fabienne Wassermann http://www.flickr.com/photos/fabi_k/3569934030/ RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 32
  33. 33. FOR FUTURE SEARCH & NAVIGATION RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 33
  34. 34. STRUCTURED DATA LINKED DATA  Virtual International Authority File (VIAF) http://viaf.org/viaf/109322990/  DbPedia http://dbpedia.org/page/Margaret_Atwood You may also want to explore:  WorldCat Identities http://www.worldcat.org/identities/lccn-n79-102766 RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 34
  35. 35. V I A F RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 35
  36. 36. DBPEDIA PROPERTIES dbpprop:influenced dbpedia:Orhan_Pamuk dbpedia:Barbara_Kingsolver dbpedia:Graeme_Gibson dbpedia:Laura_Moriarty_(novelist) dbpedia:Kazuo_Ishiguro dbpedia-owl:influencedBy dbpedia:Virginia_Woolf dbpedia:Aldous_Huxley dbpedia:Jonathan_Swift dbpedia:William_Shakespeare dbpedia:George_Orwell dbpedia:Fyodor_Dostoyevsky dbpedia:Northrop_Frye dbpedia:George_Eliot dbpedia:Alice_Munro RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 36 dbpprop:viaf 34452488 foaf:depiction http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/21/Margaret_Atwood_Eden_Mills_W foaf:homepage http://margaretatwood.ca/ is owl:sameAs of http://data.nytimes.com/N1050795864447371
  37. 37. BIBLIOTHÈQUE NATIONALE DE FRANCE DATA IN RDF Human readable view http://data.bnf.fr/12417486/alexandre_dumas_la_reine_ Machine-readable view http://data.bnf.fr/12417486/alexandre_dumas_la_reine_ RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 37
  38. 38. BEYOND OUR BORDERS Author Capture enhanced biographical information Link to other works by the author not held in the library’s collection Contribute information about an author to the web Work Capture descriptive information about the content of the work (e.g. in Wikipedia, in a national bibliography, publisher’s catalogue, etc.) Link out to resources that are based on the work (e.g. adaptations, movies, plays etc.) Contribute bibliographic data and relationships to the web Make our library resources discoverable on the web RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 38
  39. 39. RDA IS… Photo source: Cea http://www.flickr.com/photos/centralasian/8071729256/ … positioning library metadata for the future RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 39
  40. 40. QUESTIONS? Trina Grover Catalogue Librarian Ryerson University Library tgrover@ryerson.ca Alison Hitchens Cataloguing & Metadata Librarian University of Waterloo Library ahitchen@uwaterloo.ca RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 40
  41. 41. REFERENCES American Library Association, Canadian Library Association, and CILIP: Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals. RDA Toolkit. http://access.rdatoolkit.org/ Grover, Trina. “Cataloguing on the edge: emerging standards for bibliographic data,” PowerPoint prepared for Atlantic Provinces Library Association, May 17, 2011. Access at http://rdaincanada.wikispaces.com/file/view/apla2011b.ppt Hitchens, Alison. “Resource Description and Access (RDA) for Public Services Staff,” PowerPoint prepared for ISD Training Day, University of Waterloo Library, April 26, 2012. http://www.lib.uwaterloo.ca/staff/isrtrain/sessions/retreats/documents/rda.pdf Library of Congress. “Module 4: Persons, Families and Corporate Bodies: Elements and authorized access points.” PowerPoint module prepared for the Georgia Public Library Service Cataloging Summit, August 9-10, 2011. Access at http://www.loc.gov/aba/rda/source/Georgia_module_4_17august2011.ppt Oliver, Chris. “What is RDA and why do I need to know?” PowerPoint prepared for CLA Montreal Chapter, March 9th , 2011. Access at http://rdaincanada.wikispaces.com/file/view/What+is+RDA+March+9+2011+final.pptx RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 41
  42. 42. OTHER RESOURCES - RDA Library of Congress. Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate. Resource Description and Access (RDA): Information and Resources in Preparation for RDA. http://www.loc.gov/aba/rda/ Library of Congress. Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative http://www.loc.gov/marc/transition/ Oliver, Chris. Introducing RDA: a guide to the basics. Chicago: American Library Association, 2010. RDA Canadian Knowledge Exchange wiki. http://rdaincanada.wikispaces.com/ Welsh, Anne; Batley, Sue. Practical cataloguing: AACR, RDA and MARC21. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, 2012. RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 42
  43. 43. OTHER RESOURCES – LINKED DATA Coyle, Karen. RDA vocabularies for a twenty-first century data environment. Library Technology Reports v. 46, no. 2. Chicago, Ill.: ALA TechSource, 2010. Coyle, Karen. Linked data tools: connecting on the web. Library Technology Reports v. 48, no. 4. Chicago, Ill.: ALA TechSource, 2012. Coyle, Karen. Understanding the Semantic Web: bibliographic data and metadata. Library Technology Reports v. 46, no. 1. Chicago, Ill.: ALA TechSource, 2010. Harper, Corey. “Linked Library Data: Tuning Library Metadata for the Semantic Web.” ALCTS webcast, March 16, 2011 http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webinar/cat/031611 Miller, Eric. “Bibliographic Framework Initiative Update MARC Linked Data Model.” Presented at Library of Congress, Washington DC July 16, 2012 http://de.slideshare.net/zepheiraorg/bibliographic-14207718 (slides) http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=5605 (video) RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 43
  44. 44. CREATIVE COMMONS LICENSE FOR SLIDES This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 Canada License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.5/ca/ or send a letter to Creative Commons, 444 Castro Street, Suite 900, Mountain View, California, 94041, USA. RDAforPublicServices-EIInstitute2013 44

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