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SCIS cataloguing update 2014


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An overview of developments in the world of cataloguing including the introduction of a new cataloguing standard known as Resource Description and Access (RDA). How and why SCIS has changed to accommodate RDA. Cataloguing trends in subject access, e-resource formats and linked data.

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SCIS cataloguing update 2014

  1. 1. Cataloguing update RDA overview Pru Mitchell, Manager SCIS
  2. 2. Outline 1. Why a new cataloguing standard? 2. The implication of changes for schools 3. RDA in school systems 4. The concepts underpinning RDA 5. Questions
  3. 3. Education Services Australia • not-for-profit, ministerial company established to provide services to the Standing Council on School Education and Early Childhood (SCSEEC) • assists with infrastructure and content to support implementation of national initiatives such as Australian Curriculum and National Professional Standards for Teachers • Existing services: SCIS, Curriculum Press, myfuture, domain registrar, Scootle
  4. 4. What does SCIS provide? 1.6 million+ catalogue records 530,000+ authority records 300,000+ records with ScOT terms 10,000+ educational websites records 15,000+ records for e-books 198 records for apps book cover images for 10,500+ subscribers who download 8 million+ catalogue records p.a. plus 1,000+ Z39.50 users 1 March 2014 statistics
  5. 5. SCIS cataloguing team QLD ESA SCIS cataloguer NSW Dept of Education & Communities WA ESA SCIS cataloguers SA ALS New Zealand ESA SCIS cataloguers VIC ESA SCIS office
  6. 6. Why does SCIS exist? scope: Australian/NZ K-12 education standards: national agreement quality: standards-based & consistent terminology: subject headings appropriate classification: relevant to schools efficiency: savings on cost and effort
  7. 7. Why standards? Menkov, Vladimir 2008 'Wallaroo dual gauge railway', Wikimedia Commons, Licensed CC-by-sa
  8. 8. Standards enable consistency – comprehensivity federation – migration - translation Tabletop, 2009 ‘Triple Gauge in Australia’‘ Wikimedia Commons, Licensed CC-by-sa
  9. 9. Metadata standards SCIS 2014 ‘Barcode mat‘ Flickr, Licensed CC-by-nc
  10. 10. What is RDA?
  11. 11. History of RDA • Late 1990s – future of AACR2? • 2004 – AACR3 draft • 2005 – Decision to develop RDA • 2010 – RDA published • 2010/11 – RDA testing • 2013 – RDA implementation
  12. 12. After AACR2 • new and shiny in 1978 • intended for card catalogues • intended to be read by humans • organised by format of resource • not web-friendly
  13. 13. What will RDA change? Cataloguing element Changing 2013? Notes Description (AACR2) RDA SCIS 1 July 2013 Stage 2 2014- ISBD Punctuation Some changes, not all due to RDA Classification (Dewey) X Subject authorities (SCIS) X Future work for RDA Name authorities (SCIS) X RDA changes but SCIS standards not changing at this stage MARC21 New RDA fields Bibframe in conceptual stage Library system/OPAC ? Check with/test your system
  14. 14. Example record ISBN 9780734412249 Title Tom the outback mailman / written by Kristin Weidenbach ; illustrated by Timothy Ide Main author Weidenbach , Kristin Contributors Ide, Timothy Publisher Sydney : Hachette Australia, 2013 Description 32 p. : col. ill. Subjects Postal services – Australia - Biography. scisshl Outback life - Biography. scisshl Australian stories. scisshl Birdsville Track (S. Aust. and Qld.) scisshl Rural areas. scot Biographies. scot Call nos. 383 KRU a15 383.492 KRU 23 Image used by permission
  15. 15. Key differences from AACR2 100 1 $a Shakespeare, William, $d 1564-1616,$e author 245 10 $a Romeo and Juliet /$c by William Shakespeare. 250 $a Green room edition. 264 1 $a New York ; $a Boston :$b H.M. Caldwell Company,$c [1900] 264 4 $c ©1900 300 $a 1 online resource. 336 $a text $2 rdacontent 337 $a computer $2 rdamedia 338 $a online resource $2 rdacarrier
  16. 16. RDA Core elements
  17. 17. Institutional policy on core elements SCIS Standards for Cataloguing and Data Entry updated for RDA May-June 2013 Further transition 2014-
  18. 18. Grappling with the GMD activity card art original art reproduction braille chart diorama electronic resource filmstrip flash card game globe kit manuscript map microform microscope slide model motion picture music picture realia slide sound recording technical drawing toy transparency videorecording The castle [videorecording] Tech tools [kit] Romeo and Juliet [electronic resource]
  19. 19. RDA provides better coverage of resource types From Renate Beilharz SCIS Asks 2012
  20. 20. Types 336 Content Type 337 Media Type 338 Carrier Type Descriptors to be taken from the RDA controlled lists
  21. 21. Content, Media, Carrier types Material Content type Media type Carrier type book with text and pictures text; still image unmediated volume digital photograph still image computer computer disc? online resource? sheet music notated music unmediated volume globe cartographic three- dimensional form unmediated object audio book spoken word audio audio disc? online resource? RDA toolkit text computer online resource
  22. 22. Coding Content, Media, Carrier types 245 04 $a The castle 300 ## $a 1 DVD 336 # # $a two-dimensional moving image $2 rdacontent 337 # # $a video $2 rdamedia 338 # # $a videodisc $2 rdacarrier
  23. 23. Phasing out the GMD SCIS will phase out GMD in records (late 2014?) Library systems may • strip the GMD • map media type to GMD • use collection types
  24. 24. Access points / Uniform titles Parts of the Bible Qur’an (from Koran) SCIS has made global change Delivered in SCIS Authority Files release 1, 2014 Redgrave, George 2013 ‘Bible Bookmark‘ Licensed CC-by-nd
  25. 25. Bible Source: Changes from AACR2 to RDA: A comparison of examples / Adam L. Schiff
  26. 26. New MARC field for publication 264 Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice Example: 264 #1 $a New York ;$a Boston :$b H.M. Caldwell Company, $c [1900] 264 #4 $c ©1900 SCIS will delay using 264 until library systems are ready
  27. 27. Abbreviations and field lengths SCIS will implement RDA guideline that bibliographic information is to be recorded without abbreviations unless they appear on the item 250 $a Second edition 260 $a Washington, District of Columbia 300 $a 44 pages : $b colour illustrations
  28. 28. What does RDA look like? • in cataloguing module • in SCIS Catalogue • in MARC view • in school library systems • in the ideal world
  29. 29. SCIS RDA test records SCIS no Title Tests 1607780 The call of the wild / online audiobook with multiple 007 1588970 Desire / sound recording on CD 1588961 Eraserhead / video recording on DVD 1585707 Saint Paul's letters to the Corinthians in the Revised Standard Version and New Vulgate / book 1581096 100 healthy desserts : delicious recipes for healthy living / e-book
  30. 30. SCIS cataloguing module
  31. 31. What does RDA look like in SCIS OPAC?
  32. 32. What does RDA look like in MARC view?
  33. 33. Full item record in SCIS OPAC
  34. 34. What does RDA look like in your OPAC?
  35. 35. SCIS timelines • SCIS started cataloguing with RDA on 1 July 2013 but will retain GMD while systems change • Full implementation is scheduled for 2014– (when school systems advise they are ready) • There is no plan for retrospective change of existing records (except parts of Bible and Qur’an) • Library systems will need to cope with both AACR2 and RDA records
  36. 36. RDA toolkit Screen image from the RDA Toolkit used by permission of the Co-Publishers for RDA (American Library Association, Canadian Library Association and CILIP: Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals)
  37. 37. RDA options • RDA Toolkit • Cataloger’s Desktop (Library of Congress) • Print version (Facet Publishing UK)
  38. 38. What is the future of metadata? 1. Content-based information retrieval 2. Social metadata 3. Professional description 4. Hybrid approach Information Resource Description by Philip Hider, Facet Publishing London
  39. 39. Acknowledgements • Leonie Bourke, SCIS RDA consultant 2013 • Renate Beilharz and Judy O’Connell presentation slides used at the SCIS asks consultation in December 2012 • National Library of Australia training materials • RDA logos used by permission of the Co-Publishers for RDA (American Library Association, Canadian Library Association, and CILIP: Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals) • Screen images from the RDA Toolkit used by permission of the Co-Publishers for RDA
  40. 40. RDA questions and discussion Further resources • SCIS blog including SCIS asks consultation slides • Australian RDA information and training materials in-australia • Labore, L 2012, RDA for the non-cataloger Cataloger.pdf
  41. 41. Keeping in touch @schoolscatinfo