Introducing RDA: a guide to the basics

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The cataloging and authorities coordinator at the McGill University Library, Oliver, introduces librarians to the new cataloging standard Resource Description and Access (RDA), which replaces the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, Second Edition (AACR2). It is quite different, he explains, because it is based on a theoretical framework, is designed for the digital environment, and has a broader scope. He covers what RDA is, the international context, functional requirements for authority data and subject authority data, continuity with AACR2, changes, implementing, and advantages and evolution. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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table_of_contents What is RDA? -- RDA and the international context -- FRBR and FRAD in RDA -- Continuity with AACR2 -- Where do we see changes? -- Implementing RDA -- Advantages, present and future.
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