Presentation on theme: "Judith Cannan, Chief Cooperative and Instructional Programs Division Library of Congress June, 2012 Training for LOC."— Presentation transcript:
Judith Cannan, Chief Cooperative and Instructional Programs Division Library of Congress June, 2012 Training for RDA @ LOC
Overview LC RDA Training Plans Day 1 at LC Core curriculum Overseas Offices training Methods of instruction Accessibility of training materials PCC and Global training materials
LC RDA Training Plans LC RDA training plan for LC staff on Capitol Hill, and local campuses Training plan is located at following URL: http://www.loc.gov/catworkshop/RDA%20t raining%20materials/LC%20RDA%20Trai ning/LCRDATrainingPlan061512.dochttp://www.loc.gov/catworkshop/RDA%20t raining%20materials/LC%20RDA%20Trai ning/LCRDATrainingPlan061512.doc LC RDA Training Plan for Overseas Offices
Day 1 for LC What does it mean? –All records, authority and bibliographic, will be created in accordance with RDA beginning March 31, 2013 –Catalogers of special format materials not following RDA on March 31, 2013, must nevertheless create all authority records in accordance with RDA
Core Curriculum RDA: Using the RDA Toolkit RDA: Module 1 -- Introduction to RDA; Attributes of Manifestations and Items RDA: Module 2 – Attributes of Works and Expressions RDA: Module 3 -- Relationships RDA: Module 4 -- Authorities I: MARC Fields for NARs; NARs for Personal Names RDA: Module 5 -- Authorities II: Family, Corporate, Geographic, Work/Expression
Core Curriculum RDA: Guided Practice RDA: Practice with Workplace Resources RDA: Special Situations, Formats, or Audiences RDA: FRBR and Toolkit Q and A RDA: FRBR Fundamental Concepts RDA: FRBR Practicum -- Applying the Concepts RDA: FRBR, RDA, and MARC
Core Curriculum Taken from the LC RDA Training Plan where there are descriptions of the various courses.
Overseas Offices Training Plan Staff will primarily get their instruction through self-paced eLearning No face-to-face classroom instruction Live webinars conducted when all staff in an office have completed a given course Time frame for their training
Scope of LC Onsite RDA Training October 2011- about 40 staff members assisting with the test received refresher training to function as RDA catalogers June and July 2012- additional RDA resource staff, division chiefs, and section heads trained September 2012-March 30, 2013 - 60 staff members will receive RDA training each month
Scope of RDA Training for Overseas June –September 2012, Phase 1, staff will train themselves in the Toolkit, FRBR, and Authorities October 2012-March 2013, each of the six offices will be assigned a certain month to work with RDA instructors to learn the descriptive elements
Methods of Instruction Hands-on classroom (LC Hill campus only) Handouts (Word, PDF) Demonstrations using Captivate Exercises using Captivate Quizzes using Captivate Videos iCohere (Overseas Offices site for their eLearning) Webinars using iCohere
Reviewing RDA Records Experienced RDA catalogers in the cataloging and acquisitions divisions will review the records of staff newly trained in RDA
Accessibility of Training Materials LC training materials are found on the Catalogers Learning Workshop page. http://www.loc.gov/catworkshop/RDA%20t raining%20materials/LC%20RDA%20Trai ning/LC%20RDA%20course%20table.htmlhttp://www.loc.gov/catworkshop/RDA%20t raining%20materials/LC%20RDA%20Trai ning/LC%20RDA%20course%20table.html or http://www.loc.gov/aba/rda/training_modul es.htmlhttp://www.loc.gov/aba/rda/training_modul es.html
Training Materials for PCC & the World Located on Catalogers Learning Workshop website in two areas PCC and LC RDA: http://www.loc.gov/catworkshop/RDA%20trainin g%20materials/index.html RDA for NACO Catalogers course now in the Library's iTunes U site. It is 42 components in all. (25 webcasts and 17 slide shows, quizzes, and exercises.) http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.wo a/wa/viewPodcast?id=528274103 http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.wo a/wa/viewPodcast?id=528274103
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