Pre-conference 2009 Presentations

From Rules to Entities: Cataloguing with RDA

RDA is the new cataloguing standard that will replace AACR2 in 2009. This pre-conference aims to provide practitioners with a brief background about RDA’s development, demonstration of the web version, links to existing rules, implementation guidelines, subsequent changes to MARC 21, and explanation of the training available to assist libraries in the transition.

Presentation materials

8:30 - Name badge pickup, refreshments (coffee, tea, juice)

8:45-9:00 - Welcome, introduction and logistics, Marcia Salmon, Convener of TSIG

9:00-9:30 - Why RDA? Introduction to the New Standard and Why It Was Developed, Gillian Cantello, Acting Director General of the Published Heritage Branch at Library and Archives Canada

9:30-10:30 -
What you need to know about FRBR and FRAD when reading RDA, Pat Riva, Coordinator of the Monographs Section in the Cataloguing Directorate for the Heritage Collection at Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec

10:30-10:45 - Break (coffee, tea, juice, fruit and cookies). Sponsored by Coutts Information Services

10:45-11:45 - Using RDA: demonstration of the features and functionality of RDA, the online tool, Chris Oliver

11:45-1:30 - Lunch, offsite. Map to nearby restaurants

1:30-1:40 - Presentation of the
3M Canada Award for Achievement in Technical Services, Award winner University of PEI Robertson Library accepted by Mark Leggott, University Librarian, University of PEI

1:40-3:10 -
AACR2 vs. RDA: Comparison and Discussion of Differences, Tom Delsey

3:10-3:25 - Break (coffee, tea, juice). Sponsored by Blackwell Book Services


3:25-3:45 - MARC 21 Changes for RDA, Laura May

3:45:-4:55 - Training and Implementation Plans, Marg Stewart, Mireille Huneault, Trina Grover