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ALCTS webinar: RDA in 10 Easy Steps

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm, US/Central

ALCTS webinar: RDA in 10 Easy Steps

Date: November 7, 2012
All webinars are one hour in length and begin at 11am Pacific, noon Mountain, 1pm Central, and 2pm Eastern time.
 
Description:  RDA (Resource Description and Access) is the successor to the cataloging rules, AACR2. RDA completely revamps the structure of the cataloging instructions by closely following the entity-relationship model used to construct databases. However, as complex as these changes are, they can be reduced to ten easy steps. Join in on a walk through of the new structure. A demonstration of how a simple book can be cataloged with RDA helps catalogers understand the new structure and makes it easier to navigate RDA and find related instructions for other resources.

Who should attend? Catalogers and technical services staff

Presenter: Thomas Brenndorfer has been the Technical Services Librarian at the Guelph Public Library, Ontario, Canada, since 1994. He received an MLIS in 1990 from the University of Western Ontario, and, after graduating, worked at the National Library of Canada, Supreme Court of Canada Library, and Canadian Forces College Library in Toronto.

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Registration Fees:  Single Webinar Registration Fees:  $39 ALCTS Member; $49 Non-member; $39 International; $99 Group (a group of people that will watch it together).
Check the ALCTS Web site for discount pricing for the entire RDA webinar series.

For additional information and access to registrations links, please select the following link:
http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webinar/cat/110712

ALCTS webinars are recorded and registrants receive a link to the recording shortly following the live event.

For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling 1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email registration@ala.org. For all other questions or comments related to the webinars, contact Julie Reese, ALCTS Events Manager at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5034 or alctsce@ala.org.