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The RDA Experience at the National Library of New Zealand


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Presented by Chris Todd, Denise Roughan, Kelvin Chote and Janess Stewart at Catsig, LIANZA Conference, Dunedin, November 2010

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The RDA Experience at the National Library of New Zealand

  1. 1. DIY RDA @ NLNZ The National Library of New Zealand experience
  2. 2. Outline <ul><li>What we’ve done – Chris Todd </li></ul><ul><li>What it’s like – Denise Roughan, Kelvin Chote </li></ul><ul><li>What’s been helpful – Janess Stewart </li></ul>
  3. 3. What We’ve Done <ul><li>FRBR revision </li></ul><ul><li>Practice records </li></ul><ul><li>Choices in RDA </li></ul>
  4. 4. FRBR Revision <ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Because the RDA structure is based on FRBR </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading – see bibliography </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Practical exercises e.g. FRBR the Scottish Play & Pride & Prejudice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In current cataloguing of popular titles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E,g, Charlie and the chocolate factory : a play </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Pride & Prejudice Pride and Prejudice & zombies Barnes & Noble Classics Pride and Prejduice Special edition Pride & Prejudice Starring Colin Firth Pride & Prejudice Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Oldhams Publishing Kiera Knightly Pride and Prejudice <ul><li>Collect resources related </li></ul><ul><li>To Pride & Prejudice </li></ul>2. Sort into separate works 3. Then sort into separate expressions
  6. 6. Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the chocolate factory : a play What is this work? Who is the creator of this work? How is this work related to other works? Roald Dahl Charlie & the Chocolate Factory a play Adapted by Richard George
  7. 7. Practice records <ul><li>As Word docs, not in our databases </li></ul><ul><li>Converting from AACR2 to RDA </li></ul><ul><li>Creating new records using RDA </li></ul>
  8. 8. LC Book Record <ul><li>Type of Material : Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Name: Jerome, Kate Boehm. </li></ul><ul><li>Main Title: Tampa, FL : cool stuff every kid should know / Kate </li></ul><ul><li>Boehm Jerome. </li></ul><ul><li>Variant Title : Tampa, Florida </li></ul><ul><li>Published/Created : Charleston, SC : Arcadia Publishing, [2010?] , ©2010. </li></ul><ul><li>Description: xvi, 32 pages : illustrations , map ; 24 cm </li></ul><ul><li>ISBN: 9781439600658 </li></ul><ul><li>1439600651 </li></ul><ul><li>Notes: Cover title. </li></ul><ul><li>Subjects: Tampa (Fla.) --Juvenile literature. </li></ul><ul><li>Series: Arcadia kids </li></ul><ul><li>LC Classification: F319.T2 J47 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Dewey Class No.: 975.9/65 22 </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Area Code : n-us-fl </li></ul><ul><li>Content Type: text </li></ul><ul><li>Media Type : unmediated </li></ul><ul><li>Carrier Type : volume </li></ul><ul><li>Links: Publisher description </li></ul><ul><li>Contributor biographical information </li></ul>
  9. 9. RDA Test CD Record in OCLC <ul><li>110: 2- $a Rattletrap (Musical Group), $e performer,$e composer,$e </li></ul><ul><li>producer . </li></ul><ul><li>245: 10 $a Rattletrap / $c Rattletrap. </li></ul><ul><li>260 : $a [Rochester, NH?] :$b [Dizzyland Recording Inc.], $c © 2003. </li></ul><ul><li>300: $a 1 CD : $b digital, CD audio ; $c 4 ¾ in. </li></ul><ul><li>336: $a performed music $2 rdacontent </li></ul><ul><li>337: $a audio $2 rdamedia </li></ul><ul><li>338: $a audio disc $2 rdacarrier </li></ul><ul><li>518: $a Recorded at Dizzyland Recording, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>546: $a Sung in English </li></ul><ul><li>511: 0- $a Tom Mathews, vocals; Jeremy Dominick, guitar; Jim Chabot, </li></ul><ul><li>bass; Grant Houle, drums. </li></ul><ul><li>508: $a All songs written and produced by Rattletrap. </li></ul><ul><li>505 : 0- $a 1. Movin-on – 2. Change – 3. Devil – 4. Pepper Grind – </li></ul><ul><li>5. Rainy-day. </li></ul><ul><li>700 : 1- $a Mathews, Tom, $e singer </li></ul><ul><li>700: 1- $a Dominick, Jeremy, $e instrumentalist </li></ul><ul><li>700 : 1- $a Chabot, Jim, $e instrumentalist </li></ul><ul><li>700 : 1- $a Houle, Grant, $e instrumentalist </li></ul>
  10. 10. Choices in RDA <ul><li>Core and “Core if” elements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>E.g. Name of publisher is a core element </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Name of distributor is core if Name of publisher is not available </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NLNZ activity – looking at LC additions to RDA’s core element set as candidates for additional core elements for NLNZ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Alternatives, optional omissions, etc. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alternatives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Either/or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Optional omission </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Optional addition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ If it is considered important for identification or access” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NLNZ activity – looking at LC policy statements and our current policies and creating draft decisions </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Alternatives, optional omissions, etc. <ul><ul><li>E.g. RDA “ Optional Omission Abridge a statement of responsibility only if it can be abridged without loss of essential information. Do not use a mark of omission (…) to indicate such an omission. Always record the first name appearing in the statement. “ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LC practice for Optional omission : Generally do not abridge a statement of responsibility. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NLNZ draft practice for Optional omission: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Generally do not abridge a statement of responsibility. ( follow LC ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Include affiliation information in a statement of responsibility if closely linked to a name (physically or grammatically). Omit postal address details, footnotes and contact details spatially separated from a name. (additional instruction) </li></ul></ul></ul>