Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa
Te Rau Herenga O Aotearoa


Resource Description & Access Librarian

E ngā Iwi, e ngā karangatanga maha huri noa i te motu, tēnei te mihi atu ki a koutou katoa. E karanga tēnei ki a koutou. Haere mai, tono mai mō tētahi tūranga, i Ngā Kete Wānanga-o-Ōtautahi

At the Christchurch City Council our work is the city that surrounds us. When you join our team, the results and success of your work are evident in every facet of city life. We work together every day to shape a community and create a city that we can be truly proud of. Take on a role at the Council, and take pride in making a difference to our great city every day.

Metadata and Content Description Specialist

Metadata and Content Description Specialist

Full time, permanent

Vacancy: 2018-2137

Lincoln University

Maurice Dance Summary Report

The "Maurice Dance : a Kiwi Jane-athon" was inspired by the Jane-athons presented by ALA Publishing and the RDA development team, run by National Library of New Zealand cataloguers in cooperation with CatSIG and The MARC of Quality (TMQ). Goals of the workshop were:

CatSIG Survey 2015 : Summary of Results

Earlier in the Autumn the CatSIG Committee invited you to complete a survey, to help us in our plans for training, networking, and such like.

Many thanks to all our respondents, and may we present to you our summary of the results!

Cartographic Resources Cataloguing with RDA: An Introduction

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

Planning and preparing for RDA

An ALA four-week eCourse beginning on Monday 2 February 2015

There are already many catalog records "in the wild" that are compliant with RDA: Resource Description and Access. Now is the perfect time for anyone involved in cataloging and technical services to prepare and put plans in place for implementing RDA. An active participant in development of the RDA instructions, Roman S. Panchyshyn will lead this 4-week, asynchronous eCourse to help you get started.

After taking this eCourse you will be able to:

Cataloguing with RDA

An ALA four-week eCourse beginning on Monday 2 February 2015

In this eCourse, RDA expert Magda El-Sherbini will get you started with hands-on training focused on print monographs, covering both description and access. You'll participate in exercises using real-world examples of RDA concepts and solidify your skills through quizzes with interactive feedback. El-Sherbini will be available on discussion boards to address your questions and continue the conversation.

After taking this eCourse you will be able to:

Fundamentals of Cataloguing

ALCTS eCourse, 23 February – 3 April 2015

Six-week online course that is a basic primer for library cataloguing concepts and practices. The course was written and developed by Vicki Sipe, Catalog Librarian, University of Maryland, Baltimore County. It covers:

5 Minutes On MARC

LIANZA and Nielsen present 5 Minutes On: MARC Download and WorldCat Link

RDA Overview

An Infopeople webinar on Friday 21 November 2014 at 8am (NZ Time)


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