Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa
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Cartographic Resources Cataloguing with RDA: An Introduction

An ALA 90-minute webinar on Thursday 26 February 2015 at 8.30am (NZ Time)

The flexibility of RDA: Resource Description and Access facilitates the cataloging of myriad unique types of library materials, including maps and cartographic resources. In this workshop, Susan Moore, a cataloger who teaches about the specific challenges of cataloging cartographic resources, will teach you the basics of creating a bibliographic record for a sheet map using RDA. Particular emphasis will be given to selecting a title, calculating scale, recording coordinates, measuring maps, and filling out the 336, 337, and 338 MARC fields.

After taking this workshop you will be able to:

  • correctly select the title of a map
  • determine the scale of a map and record it correctly
  • determine the coordinates of a map and record them correctly
  • list the common 336, 337, and 338 data elements for maps

Cost: USD$85

For more information and to register:

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 8:30am

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