Major Changes Coming to RDA. April 2015. Kathy Glennan. Head, Authorities . & Specialty . Cataloging, . University of Maryland. ALA Representative to the Joint Steering Committee. February 25, 2015. ID: 362504 Download Presentation
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Sneak Peek: Major Changes Coming to RDAApril 2015
University of Maryland
ALA Representative to the Joint Steering Committee
February 25, 2015
JSC Papers, 2014
End of the Cascading Vortex of Horror!
light painting by christmasstockimages.com
Remove the conditional core status forDistribution StatementManufacture StatementCopyright Date[… not identified] still needed for publication information, but no longer required forDistribution elementsManufacture elementsOption to continue using[distributor not identified], etc.
Simplify 7.22Single instruction about recording durationNo single standard required for recording duration2:15:452 hr., 15 min., 45 sec.2.2575 hr.Consistent use of “approximately”
7.17 will contain two primary terms, with option for more detail
New instructions for subject relationships – Chapter 23
At a very high level
Relates to a Work
Encompasses thesauri, classification, keywords
Moving descriptive work relationship designators to new related Appendix M
Reworking of Chapter 6 to include specific instructions for works without titlesManuscriptsChoreographic worksArtPhotographsetc.
Statement of Responsibility
Merging 7.23 (Performer, Narrator, and/or Presenter) and 7.24 (Artistic and/or Technical Credit) with 2.4 (Statement of Responsibility)Expanding 126.96.36.199 to permit current practice to continue
Creating Personal Name AAPs
Prescribed order of additions removed from much of 9.19Enables flexibility for RDA’s international adoptersGuidance expected to move to policy statementsNo change in application?
Books of the Bible
Revising instructions to remove Anglo-American/Authorized Version biasWill create lists for books and groups of books in “Tools Tab”Individual books of the Apocrypha entered under Bible