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Now What? RDA and Best Practices for Cataloging Special Formats

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Friday, June 10, 2016
Cuyahoga County Public Library | Parma-Snow Branch Auditorium
2121 Snow Rd. | Parma, OH 44134
Registration and light refreshments: 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Program: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
The deadline to register is Friday, June 3, 2016.

Are you interested in learning more about RDA as it applies to non-print material, such as sound recordings, video, and rare and foreign language materials? Join us for our Spring 2016 Meeting!

Filling in the Blanks, Connecting the Dots…How Do We Get There from Here?
Presented by Mary Huismann, Music/Media Original Cataloger at the University of Minnesota

Mary Huismann has worked extensively with music and media cataloging. She is an active member of the Music Library Association and the Online Audiovisual Catalogers, currently serving as Cataloging Policy Committee Chair. Mary has recently been appointed as Chair of the Music Library Association Cataloging and Metadata Committee’s Content Standards Subcommittee and serves as MLA Liaison to ALA’s Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access (CC:DA).

This presentation will look at where we have come from and where we might be headed in AV cataloging. Along the way, various best practices guides issued by the Online Audiovisual Catalogers (OLAC) and Music Library Association (MLA) will be examined.

The New Frontier: Cataloging Popular Music Sound Recordings Using RDA.
Presented by Patty Falk, Music Catalog/Metadata Librarian, Bowling Green State University’s Music Library and Sound Recordings Archives

This session will provide catalogers with basic information for cataloging popular music sound recordings (LPs and CDs) using RDA.  Specific examples will be provided for both formats, as well as the latest update on music issues still under discussion regarding RDA and popular music cataloging.

Panel Discussion featuring Cleveland Public Library
Michael Gabe, Catalog Librarian
Dawn Grattino, Senior Catalog Librarian
Regina Houseman, Catalog Librarian
Amei Hu, Catalog Librarian
Michael Monaco, Senior Catalog Librarian

This panel discussion will focus on CDs, DVDs, rare books, and foreign language materials.  Cleveland Public Library professionals will briefly discuss their roles and how they handle non-book material before taking questions from the audience.


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