RDA in a Day

Please note this event is now fully booked

The CILIP Cataloguing & indexing Group (CIG) is pleased to announce a RDA in a Day on 23rd March 2016 at CILIP, 7 Ridgmount Street, London, WC1E 7AE

RDA in a Day is a practical introduction to cataloguing with RDA: Resource Description and Access. The course will cover the FRBR model and RDA terminology. This is an interactive, hands-on course in which trainees will learn by using RIMMF and the RDA Toolkit to create RDA records. The day also covers creation of RDA records in MARC 21. Prior cataloguing experience and knowledge of AACR2 and MARC 21 will be an advantage.

The course will be led by Alan Danskin is Collection Metadata Standards Manager at the British Library. Alan represents the British Library on the RDA Steering Committee, of which he was Chair between 2009 and 2011. Alan is also Chair of EURIG (the European RDA Interest Group). He was formerly the UK representative on the MARC Advisory Committee and was Editor of UKMARC and UNIMARC and has served on several IFLA committees and working groups. During his British Library career Alan has been responsible for the implementation of RDA, MARC 21 and NACO by the British Library. Alan has been a member of the CIG committee in various capacities since 2000 and is currently Vice-Chair.

Date: 23rd March 2016
Time: 10.00-17.00 (lunch included)
Venue: CILIP HQ, 7 Ridgmount St, London WC1E 7AE
Cost: £75 + VAT (CIG members), £85 + VAT (non-CIG members)

To book, or for further information, please contact Robin Armstrong Viner (r.armstrong-viner@kent.ac.uk, tel: +44 (0)1227 827649). Please supply the following information with your booking:
Your name
Invoice address (and purchase order number if required)
Any specific dietary requirements


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