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RDA: Are We There Yet? Carterette Webinar S

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RDA: Are We There Yet? Carterette Webinar S

  1. 1. RDA: Are We There Yet?Emily Dust Nimsakont • Nebraska Library Commission Carterette Webinar Series• November 14, 2012 #carterette @enimsakont Photo credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/stmpjmpr/4922756740/
  2. 2. The Story So Far… 2005 2010-2011• Work • RDA started on • Focus published • RDA tested AACR3 changed to by national RDA libraries 2003 2010
  3. 3. Recommendations of Testers• Rewrite the RDA instructions in clear, unambiguous, plain English.• Define process for updating RDA in the online environment.• Improve functionality of the RDA Toolkit.• Develop full RDA record examples in MARC and other encoding schemas.• Announce completion of the Registered RDA Element Sets and Vocabularies.• Demonstrate credible progress towards a replacement for MARC.• Ensure and facilitate community involvement.• Lead and coordinate RDA training.• Solicit demonstrations of prototype input and discovery systems that use the RDA element set (including relationships).
  4. 4. Implementation Date March 31, 2013
  5. 5. What will be different right away?
  6. 6. RDA StructureRecording Attributes Section 1 – Recording Attributes of Manifestation and Item Section 2 – Recording Attributes of Work and Expression Section 3 – Recording Attributes of Person, Family, and Corporate Body Section 4 – Recording Attributes of Concept, Object, Event, and Place
  7. 7. RDA StructureRecording Attributes• Recording Relationships – Section 5 – Recording Primary Relationships Between a Work, Expression, Manifestation, and Item – Section 6 – Recording Relationships to Persons, Families, and Corporate Bodies Associated with a Resource – Section 7 – Recording Subject Relationships – Section 8 – Recording Relationships Between Works, Expressions, Manifestations and Items – Section 9 – Recording Relationships Between Persons, Families, and Corporate Bodies – Section 10 – Recording Relationships Between Concepts, Objects, Events, and Places
  8. 8. Lack of Abbreviations300 _ _ $a 253 pages : $b illustrations ; $c 28 cm. NOT 300 _ _ $a 253 p. : $b ill. ; $c 28 cm.
  9. 9. Lack of Latin Abbreviations 264 _1 $a [Place of publication notidentified] : $b[publisher not identified], $c 1967. NOT 260 _ _ $a [S.l. : $b s.n.], $c 1967.
  10. 10. Lack of Latin Abbreviations 245 10 $a Micromagentic study of magnetoeleastic materials 246 1_ $iTitle should read: $aMicromagnetic study of magnetoeleastic materials NOT245 10 $a Micromagentic [sic] study of magnetoeleastic materials
  11. 11. No Rule of Three in Statement of Responsibility… / $c by Nancy Drew, George Fayne, Bess Marvin, and Ned Nickerson. OR… / $c by Nancy Drew *and three others+. NOT … / $c by Nancy Drew … *et al.+.
  12. 12. More Transcription - “Take What You See” 250 _ _ $aThird edition NOT 250 _ _ $a 3rd ed. (if that is how it appears on the item)
  13. 13. More Transcription - “Take What You See” / $c forward by Dr. John Smith. NOT / $ c forward by John Smith. (if that is how it appears on the item)
  14. 14. More Transcription - “Take What You See” 264 _1 $a Chicago, IL NOT 260 _ _ $a Chicago, Ill. (if that is how it appears on the item)
  15. 15. Content Type, Media Type and Carrier Type336 _ _ $a two-dimensional moving image $2 rdacontent 337 _ _ $a video $2 rdamedia 338 _ _ $a videodisc $2 rda carrier NOT 245 00 $aAvatar $h [videorecording]
  16. 16. Some Changes to HeadingsSmith, John, approximately 1837-1896 NOT Smith, John, ca. 1837-1896
  17. 17. Some Changes to Headings Bible. Corinthians. NOT Bible. N.T. Corinthians.
  18. 18. Related Works700 1_ $i Sequel to: $a Mitchell, Margaret, $d 1900-1949. $t Gone with the wind. NOT500 _ _ $a Sequel to Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the wind.
  19. 19. Relationship Designators100 1_ $a Smith, John, $e author.700 1_ $a Eastwood, Clint, $d 1930- $e filmproducer, $e film director, $e actor.
  20. 20. New MARC Fields• 336, 337, 338• Content type, media type, carrier type336 _ _ $a text $2 rdacontent337 _ _ $a unmediated $2 rdamedia338 _ _ $a volume $2 rdacarrier336 _ _ $a two-dimensional moving image $2 rdacontent337 _ _ $a computer $2 rdamedia337 _ _ $a video $2 rdamedia338 _ _ $a online resource $2 rdacarrier
  21. 21. New MARC Fields• 264• Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture and Copyright Statements• First indicator: – Sequence of statements # - Not applicable/No information provided/Earliest 2 - Intervening 3 - Current/latest
  22. 22. New MARC Fields• 264• Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture and Copyright Statements• Second indicator: – Function of entity 0 - Production 1 - Publication 2 - Distribution 3 - Manufacture 4 - Copyright notice date
  23. 23. New MARC Fields• 040 $e = rda
  24. 24. Differences in Authority Records• 046 - Special Coded Dates• 368 – Other Corporate Body Attributes• 370 - Associated Place• 371 - Address• 372 - Field of Activity• 373 - Associated Group• 374 - Occupation• 375 - Gender• 376 - Family Information• 378 - Fuller Form of Personal Name
  25. 25. What could be different later? (which is to say, no, we’re not there yet…)
  26. 26. OLAC Moving Image Discovery Interfacehttp://blazing-sunset-24.heroku.com/
  27. 27. Scherzo, Indiana Universityhttp://webapp1.dlib.indiana.edu/scherzo/
  28. 28. AustLithttp://www.austlit.edu.au/subscribe/samples.xml
  29. 29. New Search Options
  30. 30. Open Library as an Example http://www.openlibrary.org
  31. 31. Richer Authority RecordsJane Austen
  32. 32. Richer Authority RecordsJane Austen
  33. 33. Richer Authority Records Women authorsJane Austen
  34. 34. Richer Authority Records Women authorsJane Austen From England
  35. 35. Richer Authority Records Women authorsJane Austen From England Wrote in 1800s
  36. 36. Semantic Web/Linked Data
  37. 37. Wikipedia says…“Linked Data describes a method of publishingstructured data, so that it can be interlinked and become more useful. It builds upon standard web technologies, such as HTTP and URIs - but rather than using them to serve web pages for human readers, it extends them to share information in a way that can be read automatically by computers.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linked_Data
  38. 38. resource links to resource links to resource links to links to resourceresource
  39. 39. data links to data data data links to datadata links to data data data links to data data data
  40. 40. HTML<h1>This is a heading.</h1><p>This is a paragraph.</p>
  41. 41. RDF/XML<rdf:Description rdf:about="http://www.recshop.fake/cd/Empi re Burlesque"> <cd:artist>Bob Dylan</cd:artist> <cd:country>USA</cd:country> <cd:company>Columbia</cd:company> <cd:price>10.90</cd:price> <cd:year>1985</cd:year> </rdf:Description> http://www.w3schools.com/rdf/rdf_example.asp
  42. 42. Relationships are key Photo credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/brenda-starr/3509344100/
  43. 43. We are used to connecting pieces of information based on their context. Title: A Christmas Carol Author: Charles Dickens
  44. 44. Linked Data makes the relationships explicit. predicate subject object has A Christmas author Charles Carol Dickens
  45. 45. <rdf:Description rdf:about="http://www.recshop.fake/cd/Empi re Burlesque"> <cd:artist>Bob Dylan</cd:artist> <cd:country>USA</cd:country> <cd:company>Columbia</cd:company> <cd:price>10.90</cd:price> <cd:year>1985</cd:year> </rdf:Description> http://www.w3schools.com/rdf/rdf_example.asp
  46. 46. Civil War Data 150http://www.civilwardata150.net
  47. 47. Tips for Implementation
  48. 48. Decide When You Will Implement• Be prepared to deal with RDA records in copy cataloging
  49. 49. Talk to Your ILS Vendor• How to display and index new fields
  50. 50. Vendor Interviews on the RDA Toolkit Websitehttp://www.rdatoolkit.org/blog/category/29
  51. 51. Think about Authority Control• If you outsource this, talk to your vendor• If not, make decisions about what you will do
  52. 52. Plan for Training• Who?• How?• When?
  53. 53. ResourcesALCTS RDA Webinars:http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1AAFB573158DC4A1&feature=plcpChanges from AACR2 to RDA:http://faculty.washington.edu/aschiff/Library of Congress RDA site:http://www.loc.gov/aba/rda/NCSU RDA Test Materials:https://staff.lib.ncsu.edu/confluence/display/MNC/RDA
  54. 54. Thank you! Emily Dust Nimsakont Nebraska Library Commissionemily.dust.nimsakont@nebraska.gov 800-307-2665 @enimsakont

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