Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm, US/Central
“Learning a New Way of Thinking: Lessons Learned from Teaching RDA”
Melanie Polutta, Librarian, African, Latin American & Western European Division, Library of Congress
Ms. Polutta will discuss Library of Congress RDA training, the methodology used to teach the Library’s different constituent groups, and what tools and techniques trainers utilized to make the process successful, considering the limitations under which each group was operating. As a final note, she will discuss what this experience has shown to be necessary for those undertaking RDA training.