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Authority Control Interest Group

Sunday, January 27, 2013
1:00 pm to 5:30 pm, US/Pacific

LITA/ALCTS Authority Control Interest Group


Date: Sunday, January 27, 2012

Time: 1:00-5:30

Location: Washington State Convention Center, Room TCC 304


“Best Practices for RDA Authorities”


With the implementation of RDA set for March 2013, institutions and organizations have had to work on developing a set of best practices for creating and modifying authority records to comply with the new code.  The RDA Authorities panelists will be speaking about training and best practices within their organizations and institutions.


Janis Young will give a general update on authorities from the Library of Congress.


Chamya Kincy (UCLA), Co-Chair, Program for Cooperative Cataloging, Standing Committee on Training,  will give an update on the latest RDA Authorities training efforts within the PCC.  She will also discuss training and review as implemented at UCLA.


Kevin Randall (Northwestern) will be discussing his experiences as a CONSER cataloger in addition to training and review at Northwestern.


Mark Scharff (Washington University, St. Louis), NACO Music Project Funnel Coordinator, will discuss RDA best practices from the standpoint of a NACO Funnel Project.


Please join us for our business meeting after the presentation.


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