CILIP in London and the Cataloguing & Indexing Group present 'FRBR for the terrified'
The British Library and the Library of Congress have announced their intention to implement RDA (Resource Description and Access) in the first quarter of 2013. RDA is based on the conceptual model of FRBR (Functional Requirements of Bibliographic Records) and initial testing of RDA among US libraries noted that a good grasp of FRBR was crucial to an understanding of RDA. The Cataloguing & Indexing Group, in collaboration with CILIP in London is offering this interactive FRBR workshop in order to help people in a move towards RDA or to offer them a greater understanding of RDA records that they may encounter from other libraries, even if they are not planning to implement RDA themselves.
Workshop aim: to provide a basic understanding of the FRBR model and familiarity with its vocabulary, which underpins the structure and vocabulary of RDA.
The following topics will be covered:
- FRBR user tasks and the functions of the catalogue
- FRBR entities: work, expression, manifestation, item
- An introduction to FRBR attributes
- FRBR relationships
This workshop includes plenty of examples and looks at how they are dealt with by current cataloguing practice, as well as providing context for future training in RDA. There will be opportunities for active learning. No prior knowledge of FRBR or RDA is required.
'FRBR for the terrified' should be of interest to cataloguers, systems administrators and anyone with an interest in learning more about FRBR and preparing for RDA.
Date: Monday 16th July
Time: 1.30-4pm including a refreshment break
Venue: London School of Economics Library, 10 Portugal Street, London, WC2A 2HD http://www2.lse.ac.uk/library/news/about/addressandmap.aspx
Cost: £30 including tea/coffee (£25 plus VAT) - open to all
If you have any questions or would like to book, please contact email@example.com
The closing date for bookings will be Friday 29th of June, however this is a small, hands-on seminar so there are a limited number of places available.