Ag-athon: Fun with Agatha, Deborah, Gordon and RIMMF

The CILIP Cataloguing and Indexing Group (CIG) is pleased to invite you to this rare opportunity to experience using RIMMF (RDA in Many Metadata Formats) with Deborah Fritz (RIMMF co-developer) and Gordon Dunsire (Chair, Joint Steering Committee for Development of RDA).

RIMMF is a training tool designed and created by Deborah and Richard Fritz to help cataloguers think in RDA terms and see how RDA might look in the future.

Would you like to learn more about RIMMF? Want to take part in hands-on and collaborative session? Want to contribute your data to the R-ball? Want to find out how many alter-egos Agatha Christie had? Would you relish the chance to take part in a discussion with the creator of RIMMF? Then come along to this exciting event.

The programme for the event will be:

14.30-14.50 Welcome, introductions, and RIMMF refresher

14.50-16.20 The London Ag-athon

16.20-17.00 Feedback and discussion (can include general JSC/RDA issues)

You will need to do a little preparation beforehand. All the information can be found on our website.

The event will be led by Deborah Fritz and Gordon Dunsire with assistance from Anne Welsh (Programme Director MA Library and Information Studies at University College London), Dunia García-Ontiveros (Head of Bibliographic Services at The London Library) and Natalia Garea Garcia (Student Systems Developer, UCL Department of Information Studies).

This is an introductory session aimed at library cataloguers and others involved in metadata and resource discovery. A familiarity with FRBR concepts such as WEMI is assumed. Attendance is limited to 30. Participants will have free access to the RDA Toolkit for 30 days beginning on the day of the event and each attendee will receive a complimentary USB drive.

Date: Friday 22 May 2015

Time: 14.30-17.00

Venue: University College London. Arts and Humanities Common Room, G24 Foster Court, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT

Cost: £25 + VAT (CIG members), £30 + VAT (non-CIG members)

To book your place please contact Dunia Garcia-Ontiveros: dunia.garcia-ontiveros@londonlibrary.co.uk

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