Describing electronic, digital, and other media using AACR2 and RDA : a how-to-do-it manual and CD-ROM for librarians
Authors Mary Beth Weber and Fay Austin address RDA, the latest hot new trend in cataloging, along with traditional examples of cataloging like MARC, MODS, and Dublin Core. Streaming video, Internet sites, dual-disc DVDs, blogs and listservs are just some of the rapidly emerging, and often complicated, new resources covered in this current, easy-to-follow manual. Weber and Austin dedicate separate chapters to each non-print and e-resource format, and include corresponding examples to help demonstrate practical implementation of these critical new skills. Featured Review: "This is an up-to-date and handy desk reference for catalogers of electronic, digital cartographic, sound, video, Internet, database, and other mixed media. It's also suitable for non-tech services librarians...With a useful CD-ROM for step-by-step help and a companion website that will be updated as necessary. Recommended."- Library Journal, April 2011A companion CD-ROM, designed for catalogers to use in creating descriptive records, provides guidance on how to formulate core-level descriptions for the seven media types discussed in the book; live links to online sources for additional information; and templates for creating descriptive records using MARC, MODS, and Dublin Core.Practical and user-friendly, this essential guide to 21st century cataloging will teach you to organize your constantly expanding collection.