Bibliographic Control Webinar: Additional Resources

This page is a growing list of resources. If you have a resource you think would be useful to include on this page, please e-mail Karen Wetzel, NISO Standards Program Manager, at kwetzel@niso.org.

Bibliographic Control Webinar: Event Slides
Slides from the October 14, 2009 NISO webinar, "Bibliographic Control Alphabet Soup: AACR to RDA and Evolution of MARC." See also the following two animated slides from Barbara Tillett's presentation:
Bibliographic Control Webinar: Q&A
Q&A from the October 14, 2009 NISO webinar, "Bibliographic Control Alphabet Soup: AACR to RDA and Evolution of MARC."

IFLA Cataloguing Principles (ICP)
http://www.ifla.org/en/publications/statement-of-international-cataloguing-principles
The Statement of International Cataloguing Principles (ICP) was published in February 2009 and is available in several languages.  It was developed during a series of IFLA Meetings of Experts on an International Cataloguing Code.

Testing Resource Description and Access (RDA)
http://www.loc.gov/bibliographic-future/rda/
The goal of the test is to assure the operational, technical, and economic feasibility of RDA. Testers will include the three U.S. national libraries--the Library of Congress (LC), the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Agricultural Library (NAL)--and the broader U.S. library community.

RDA (Resource Description & Access) Home
http://www.rda-jsc.org/
Home for the Joint Steering Committee (JSC) for Development of RDA, formerly the Joint Steering Committee for Revision of AACR.

Library of Congress Webcasts

Resource Description and Access: Background/Overview (May 14, 2008.  67 minutes)
http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=4320

Cataloging Principles and RDA: Resource Description and Access.  (June 10, 2008.  49 minutes)
http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=4327

FRBR: Things You Should Know but Were Afraid to Ask. (March 4, 2009. 57 minutes)
http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=4554
RDA Registry
http://www.metadataregistry.org/rdabrowse.htm
This page provides quick links for the Registered RDA Element Sets and Value Vocabularies. Each set of elements or vocabulary concepts has a link to the general description as well as a link to a list of elements or concepts.

Selected Results from the MARC Content Designation Utilization Project
This PDF provides selected results from the MARC Content Designation Utilization Project (funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services) presented by William Moen during NISO's Bibliographic Control Resources webinar.

MARC Content Designation Utilization Project

http://www.mcdu.unt.edu
Homepage for the MARC Content Designation Utilization Project (MCDU) project. This project was funded by a National Leadership Grant from the U.S. Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS -- www.imls.gov) provided to the Texas Center for Digital Knowledge at the University of North Texas to "carry out an empirical investigation of catalogers' use of the MARC bibliographic format's content designation."
  • Papers and presentations
    http://www.mcdu.unt.edu/?p=40
  • Analysis reports & results
    http://www.mcdu.unt.edu/?p=41
MCDU Project Report: Preliminary Analysis of Commonly Occurring Elements in MARC21 Records from OCLC WorldCat
http://www.mcdu.unt.edu/wp-content/CoreElementsAnalysisae3May2006.pdf
By Eklund, A. E., 2006.

Comparison of MARC Content Designation Utilization in OCLC WorldCat Records with National, Core, and Minimal Level Record Standards
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19386380903095073
By Eklund, et al. (2009). Journal of Library Metadata 9:1, 36 – 64.
DOI: 10.1080/19386380903095073

Metadata assistance of the functional requirements for bibliographic records’ four user tasks: A report on the MARC Content Designation Utilization (MCDU) Project
http://courses.unt.edu/smiksa/documents/ISKO06sdm23May2006REVISED.pdf
Miksa, S., et al. (2006). In Knowledge Organization for a Global Learning Society: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference for Knowledge Organization. International Society for Knowledge Organization 9th International Conference, Vienna, Austria. July 5-7, 2006. G. Budin, C. Swertz, & K. Mitgutsch (Eds.), Advances in Knowledge Organization 10, pp. 41-49. Würzburg: Ergon.