Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa
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Cataloguing

Skill Map

For each of the topics listed below, it is assumed:

A) that to possess a skill in that area is to have an ability to understand and apply these topics in the Library and Information environment and/or have the ability to create, use, develop, implement, manage that information tool, program etc. as appropriate

5 Minutes on Bibliographic Control

Bibliographic control is the process by which information resources are described, so that they are easily accessible for users. By creating a bibliographic record regarding an information resource, and then indexing it on a database or search engine, users are able to locate the resource and find out whether or not it is relevant to them.

 

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BOK Cluster 5: Understanding Management in Information Organisations

Which BoKs relate to Cluster 5?

BoK 6

  • Understanding the nature, methodology and practice of research.
  • Evaluating the quality and relevance of research.
  • Undertaking research by gathering and analysing data and applying the findings to your usual professional practice.

BoK 9

Collection Management in the Digital Age: Developing a Collection Management and Development Policy

This self paced online course by LIANZA is the second in the Collection Management series. This module describes the framework and rationale for developing a Collection Management and Development Policy, providing you with the tools to actually get a policy written, and some tips about the implementation phase.

Collection Management in the Digital Age: An Introduction

This self paced online course by LIANZA is the first module in the Collection Management series. This course is introductory, getting you to think about Collection Management and giving you a taste of some of the foundation documents and activities.

Principles of Digital Collecting

The NSLA (National and State Libraries of Australasia) has provided a policy document outlining their principles of digital collecting.

BibFrame - The Bibliographic Framework Initiative

BibFrame is a initiative started by the Library of Congress to serve as a foundation for future bibliographic description. This links to a variety of resources for understanding and implementing BibFrame including links to the original Library of Congress resources.

RDA: Train the Trainer

The New Zealand Cataloguers' Wiki provides the resources used to train New Zealand cataloguers in original cataloguing.

National Library of New Zealand RDA Training

The New Zealand Cataloguers' Wiki provides the RDA training materials used by the librarians of the National Library of New Zealand.

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