Tuesday, November 6, 2012

RDA Table of Contents and General Structure


General Structure


Remember that RDA has a clear structure:
  • Table of Contents
  • Introduction
  • Specific instructions
o   Entities and their attributes
·            Group 1 (WEMI) (Chapters 1-7)
·            Group 2 (PFC) (Chapters 8-16)
o   Relationships (Chapters 17-22, 24-32)
  • Appendices for
o   Abbreviation
o   Capitalization
o   Relationship designators (more on this later)
  • Glossary with links to the text of the instructions
  • Index

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0:Introduction
Section 1: Recording Attributes of Manifestation & Item
1:General Guidelines on Recording Attributes of Manifestations and Items
2:Identifying Manifestations and Items
3:Describing Carriers
4:Providing Acquisition and Access Information
Section 2: Recording Attributes of Work & Expression
5:General Guidelines on Recording Attributes of Works and Expressions
6:Identifying Works and Expressions
7:Describing Content
Section 3: Recording Attributes of Person, Family, & Corporate Body
8:General Guidelines on Recording Attributes of Persons, Families, and Corporate Bodies
9:Identifying Persons
10:Identifying Families
11:Identifying Corporate Bodies
Section 4: Recording Attributes of Concept, Object, Event & Place
12:General Guidelines on Recording Attributes of Concepts, Objects, Events, and Places
13:Identifying Concepts
14:Identifying Objects
15:Identifying Events
16:Identifying Places
Section 5: Recording Primary Relationships Between Work, Expression, Manifestation, & Item
17:General Guidelines on Recording Primary Relationships
Section 6: Recording Relationships to Persons, Families, & Corporate Bodies
18:General Guidelines on Recording Relationships to Persons, Families, and Corporate Bodies Associated with a Resource
19:Persons, Families, and Corporate Bodies Associated with a Work
20:Persons, Families, and Corporate Bodies Associated with an Expression
21:Persons, Families, and Corporate Bodies Associated with a Manifestation
22:Persons, Families, and Corporate Bodies Associated with an Item
Section 7: Recording Relationships to Concepts, Objects, Events, & Places
23:General Guidelines on Recording the Subject of a Work
Section 8: Recording Relationships between Works, Expressions, Manifestations, & Items
24:General Guidelines on Recording Relationships between Works, Expressions, Manifestations, and Items
25:Related Works
26:Related Expressions
27:Related Manifestations
28:Related Item
Section 9: Recording Relationships between Persons, Families, & Corporate Bodies
29:General Guidelines on Recording Relationships Between Persons, Families, and Corporate Bodies
30:Related Persons
31:Related Families
32:Related Corporate Bodies
Section 10: Recording Relationships between Concepts, Objects, Events, & Places
33:General Guidelines on Recording Relationships between Concepts, Objects, Events, and Places
34:Related Concepts
35:Related Objects
36:Related Events
37:Related Places
Appendices
Glossary
Index

[Source: Based on information from Library of Congress and RDA Toolkit]




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