El-Sherbini’s guide, which won the 2014 ALCTS Outstanding Publication Award, has been completely updated to reflect the maturing landscape of RDA.
Starting with a comparison of the conceptual background and structure of RDA to AACR2, she then moves beyond theory to show real-world examples of implementation, illustrated with many clear examples of the new MARC21 fields in use.
- A valuable roadmap for RDA novices as well as a ready reference for practitioners, this book traces the history of RDA and the transition from AACR
- Presents detailed strategies on implementing RDA, from general training tips to decision making, integrating new RDA records with legacy records, exporting RDA-based bibliographic records, vendor services, and much more, covering every aspect of daily practice
- Addresses FRBR-driven tasks, FRBR-Group relationships, and principles of FRAD, including how FRAD impacts the RDA application
- Offers brand new chapters on Work and Expression, Work and Expression for Special Materials, Authorized Access Points, and Relationships Among Entities