[Pdf/E–pub] (Introducing Rda A Guide to the Basics) BY Chris Oliver
Final chapter presents some of the persuasive rationales for switching to RDA from AACR2 it can be used by those in charge of technical services and cataloging epartments to sway irectors leery of adapting changes which reuire possible financially burdensome training of staff The only major flaws in the book are some redundancies in the prose In addition I found the SECTIONS ON THE RDA TOOLKIT AS A BIT UNCLEAR on the RDA Toolkit as a bit unclear I actually had access to the toolkit myself Otherwise I heartily recommend this book to those about to learn RDA in epth themselves or to those who will be training staff Includes everything you need The what why how and whenIn Experiments in a Jazz Aesthetic depth yet easy to follow However repeats itself way too much Reading these books for work Two booksown two to go So far everything has been over explanation and very few examples I suppose really what I need is access to the RDA Toolkit to see the ifferences between AACR2 and RDA rather than these booksI would have rated this particular book higher if it had included visual examples This book could be thought of as an executive summary of RDA and FRBR for librarians who included visual examples This book could be thought of as an executive summary of RDA and FRBR for librarians who no idea what those acronyms mean If you ve already been introduced to these concepts you might find little to hold your interest here This is not an RDA reference book so one should not expect any etailed information This is a foundation on which to build your future studies of RDAFor the course SLIS 5210 Organization and Control of Information Resources W RDA positions us to take advantage of newly emerging Alien Conquest database structures how RDAata enable improved resource iscovery and how we can get metadata out of library silos and make it accessib.
Free ownload Introducing Rda A Guide to the BasicsGood albeit slightly outdated at this point introduction to rda i expecting practical lessons but RDA I was expecting practical lessons shouldnt have given the title Fine for what it is just not what I was looking for LIS 655 This book 72 pages of 117Chapters 1 5 Other book 257 pages of 580Chapters 1 3 7 8 12 14 16 Reuired readings 86 pages Class content 498 pages Course Total 913 pages Constant repetition of theoretical statements then a mere mention that there are core elements that must be included in an RDA record but no mention of what those elements should be Reads like a justification with not nearly enough practical information for the space used Important book on Resource Description and Access the new cataloging standard which will replace AACR2 Should be fascinating to anyone concerned with epistemology and Rising Above The Influence: A True Story about Alcohol, Drugs, and Recovery data architecture Due summer of 2010 This is a solid clear explanation of what RDA is why it matters and how itiffers from previous content standards My main concern about it is that it was written before the implementation of RDA and some of the information is necessarily uncertain about what will be ecided As the book is primarily
A Broad Look At RDAbroad look at RDA is a minor issue Oliver oes a very good job of making complex concepts understandable We re starting the process of slowly very slowly transitioning to RDA at my library I took a break from issecting the rule book itself to read though Oliver s book it s a uick read It is of an introduction to the philosophy of and justifica. This indispensable Special Report helps catalogers and other metadata users by Concisely explaining RDA and its expected benefits for users and catalogers presented through topics and uestions. ,
Tion for RDA than an introduction to implementation It s perhaps much suited to a library student looking to understand FRBR and FRAD for that reason It id give me a better sense for some of the little things though such as the reason for the new 336 338 fields I must say however that Oliver s not so subtle hints that MARC must Alien Commanders Bride (Draconians, die to truly realize the possibilities of RDA make me sad I know MARC is an encoding format from aifferent time and for a The alphas abused mate different information environment but I find its uirky antiuatedness somehow comforting Chris Oliver has nicelyone what the title suggests she has presented in this book a perfectly stellar introduction to the world of RDA the new cataloging standard Ms Oliver is the Coordinator of Cataloging at McGill University and was hired as Copy Editor in order to ameliorate the prose in the first five chapters of Resource Description Access RDA The construct of the book is a simple one starting with a Word Alchemy definition of RDA moving on to a chronological presentation of theevelopment of FRBR RDA within the international community its foundation upon the principles of the entity relationship model known as FRBR "Its Common Bonds With "common bonds with eviations from AACR2 and finally the advantages of utilizing RDA The strength of this book lies in its clarity and succinctness particularly in its section on FRBR although it oes not surpass the comprehensibility of Robert Maxwell s FRBR A Guide for the Perplexed Its greatest achievement though is that the. Placing RDA in context by examining its with its predecessor AACR2 as well as looking at Placing RDA in context by examining its connection with predecessor AACR2 as well as looking at relationship to internationally accepted principles standards and models Detailing ho.