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Open discussion of RDA, RDA Toolkit, and related topics
  • 1.  RDA Core

    Posted Dec 21, 2020 09:27 AM

    Does the new toolkit maintain the same list of RDA Core elements as the original toolkit? I can't find information on it.

    thanks,

    Rachel



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    Rachel Fischer
    Member Services Librarian
    Cooperative Computer Services
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  • 2.  RE: RDA Core

    Posted Dec 21, 2020 09:32 AM

    I think core elements have been eliminated in 3R and it's been left to application profiles to specify which elements may be required.

     

    Seth Huber

    Technical Services Librarian/Head of Cataloging

    University of Missouri-Columbia

    huberse@missouri.edu

    573-884-4648

     






  • 3.  RE: RDA Core

    Posted Dec 21, 2020 09:37 AM

    I believe Core Elements has been replaced by the concept of minimum descriptions.  The guidance page for minimum description is at Guidance > Resource description > Minimum description of a resource entity.  Most of what used to be Core Elements would now be specified in metadata application profiles for specific communities.



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    Stephen McDonald
    Digital Initiatives Librarian
    Tufts University
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  • 4.  RE: RDA Core

    Posted Dec 21, 2020 09:48 AM

    I should actually say that there are guidance pages for coherent description, minimum description, and effective description.  But the guidance for effective description just says that it meets the mimimum description plus additional elements determined in application profiles, policy statements, cataloger's judgement, and availability of information.



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    Stephen McDonald
    Digital Initiatives Librarian
    Tufts University
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