Christee Pascale`s Presentation

Resource Description and Access:
2014 Update
Christee Pascale
Associate Head, Acquisitions & Discovery
North Carolina State University Libraries
[email protected]
North Carolina Serials Conference
March 14, 2014
Chapel Hill, NC
Metadata at NCSU
• ~5% of NCSU MARC cataloging is original
• Much of that is new editions and/or electronic
derived from print
• MLS holding librarians do (next to) no
• Support staff perform all copy AND original
cataloging (MARC and non-MARC)
RDA Training at NCSU
Who, When …
• Developed in-house by
NSCU staff
• Delivered to all cataloging
department staff
• September 2010
What …
• FRBR Training
– 1 hour session prior to
RDA Core Training
• RDA Core Training
– 12 total hours over 3 days
• Breakout Groups
– Small groups (~6 people)
– Met 1/week for 4-6 weeks
– Hands-on record creation
Lessons Learned
• FRBR, FRBR, FRBR with a side of FRAD &
• Teaching RDA from AACR2
• Access points and relationships
• Tailor training
• Develop local policy and practice; ready
• Give yourself permission to ask questions,
make mistakes and learn
RDA News & Update
News Roundup
• PCC announces BIBCO & CONSER AACR2 end of life
as December 31, 2014
• RDA Rewording Project Complete
• New books
– Jones, Ed. RDA and Serials Cataloging. Chicago: ALA Editions,
2013. Print.
– Maxwell, Robert L. Maxwell’s Handbook for RDA. Chicago, ALA
Editions, 2013. Print.
OCLC RDA Policy Statement
• Effective March 31, 2013
• Original records may be coded RDA, AACR2 or
any other recognized cataloging code
• Upgrading/enhancing records
– May change/upgrade master records cataloged
according to a non-RDA code to RDA
– Do not change an RDA master record to conform to
an earlier cataloging code
OCLC RDA Policy Statement – Hybrid Records
• May add some RDA elements to existing non-RDA
records without re-cataloging the entire record
according to RDA:
– Adding relator terms to access points
– Spelling out non-transcribed abbreviations
– Adding complete statements of responsibility in 245 (in
place of "[et al.]")
– Adding 336/337/338 fields
• Apply PCC Guidelines on Hybrid Records
OCLC RDA Policy Statement – GMD & Legacy Records
• General Material Designators (GMDs)
– OCLC will retain the 245 ‡h GMD in WorldCat records
where it currently exists through March 2016
• Changes to WorldCat legacy Records:
– Adding 336, 337, 338 fields
– Spelling out non-transcribed abbreviations in 255, 300,
500, 504 and other fields
– Converting Latin abbreviations to English equivalents in
245, 260, and other fields
– Converting dissertation notes in 502 field to multiple
– Removing GMDs (after 31 March 2016)
– Heading changes in accordance with RDA
PCC Guidelines for the Application of Relationship
Designators in Bibliographic Records
• Guidelines went into effect May 2013 and only apply to
bibliographic records
• Recommends PCC cataloger’s use Relationship designators
from the RDA Appendices
– Use PCC Relationship Designator Form to request new RDA terms
– Terms from other registered vocabularies are acceptable
– MARC relator codes cannot be used in RDA records
• Bib records encoded ‘pcc’ in MARC 042 will always include a
relationship designator for creator
– May be coded in the MARC 1XX or 7XX:
100 1 Agunias, Dovelyn Rannveig, $e author.
700 1 Newland, Kathleen, $e author.
• Use of RDA Appendix I and J relationship designators is
highly encouraged, especially when the relationship is