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Copy Cataloging Interest Group

Saturday, January 21, 2012
8:00 am to 10:00 am, US/Central

"Library of Congress Decisions for Copy Cataloging with RDA," Presented by Barbara B. Tillett, Chief Policy & Standards Divison, Library of Congress:

What's a cataloger to do if headings or the entire bibliographic record is coded as RDA? This presentation will review LC decisions for its own staff,and share information about the documentation and training materials that are available on LC's Web page relevant to copy cataloging with RDA.

"CIP Metadata for E-books"

Karl Debus-López, Chief of the U.S. General Division and Acting Chief of the U.S. and Publisher Liaison Division at the Library of Congress, will present information on the Library of Congress’ new pilot project to create cataloging in publication metadata for electronic books that are simultaneously published with their print equivalents. The rationale for providing pre-publication metadata for electronic books will be discussed, as will the scope of the pilot and the process created by the Library of Congress to create the metadata. Library of Congress created CIP e-book pre-publication data for the pilot participants is currently available in OCLC for use by libraries and vendors as a source of copy cataloging.

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