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RECORDING VARIANT TITLES IN RDA

RDA Examples of Variant Titles in MARC 21 EXAMPLE 245 10 $a XX centuries & Mt. St. Helens ... 246 3# $a 20 centuries and Mount Saint Helens 246 3# $a Twenty centuries and Mount Saint Helens ABBREVIATION 245 10 $a Messrs. Ives of Bridgeport ... 246 3# $a Messieurs Ives of Bridgeport 245 10 $a Mt. St. Helens ... 246 3# $a Mount Saint Helens ... 245 10 $a St. Louis blues ... 246 3# $a Saint Louis blues ... AMPERSAND 245 10 $a A & B roads & motorways atlas of Great Britain ... 246 3# $a A and B roads and motorways atlas of Great Britain LETTERS AND INITIALISMS (including ACRONYMS) 245 10 $a A.-G. Chemie ... 246 3# $a AG Chemie 245 14 $a The A-B-C-D of successful college writing ... 246 3# $a ABCD of successful college writing ARABIC NUMBERS (Excluding Dates) 101 = one hundred one; use also one hundred and one 425 = four hundred twenty-five, not four hundred and twenty-five 1001 = one thousand one; use also one thousand and

Use of 500 and 510 Field to Show Relationships in a Corporate Body Name

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RDA RELATIONSHIP DESIGNATORS RDA Cataloging Examples of Relationships in a Corporate Body Name : Founder ; Hierarchical superior Click on image to enlarge (note the use of relationship designator in 510 field) (note NAR change from AACR2 to RDA in 410 field) <<<<<---------->>>>> RDA Cataloging Examples of Relationships in a Corporate Body Name :  Successor ; Predecessor ; Hierarchical superior ;  Click on image to enlarge Click on image to enlarge [Revised on 2015-04-13] <<<<<---------->>>>> RDA Blog  :  RDA Blog  is a blog on  Resource Description and Access  ( RDA ), a new  library cataloging  standard that provides instructions and guidelines on formulating data for resource description and discovery, organized based on the  Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records  ( FRBR ), intended for use by libraries and other cultural organizations replacing  Anglo-American

Copy Cataloging in RDA documentation -- Library of Congress

Instructions for copycat in RDA>>   Copy Cataloging Using RDA Trainee Manual (May 2013) [Word : 6.28 MB] Instructor Manual (May 2013) [Word : 6.30 MB] Exercise Answers (May 2013) [Word : 6.17 MB] (Source: Library of Congress (LC) RDA Training Materials)

Single Portfolio or Case

RDA Rule 3.4.5.15 is for Single Portfolio or Case. According to this rule for a resource consisting of one or more sheets, etc., housed in a single portfolio or case, extent may be recorded as: 300 $a 1 portfolio or  300 $a 1 case Optionally it can be given as: 1 portfolio (502 leaves) For cases consisting of two or more volumes RDA Rule is 3.4.5.16. Example:  https://lccn.loc.gov/2012324300 [Source: Based on information from RDA Toolkit and LC online catalog]

Field 040 Subfield Order

Field 040 Subfield Order in Serial RDA Records The correct 040 subfield order for CONSER RDA serials in OCLC is:  $a   $b   $e   $c   $d  Example: 040   DLC ǂ b eng ǂ e rda ǂ c DLC ǂ d OCLCQ ǂ d CLU ǂ d DLC Field 040 Subfield Order in LC RDA Records (Bibliographic) 040 ‡a DLC ‡b eng  ‡e rda ‡c DLC Field 040 Subfield Order in LC RDA Records (Authority) 040 ‡a DLC ‡b eng  ‡e rda ‡c DLC RDA Blog Testimonials Follow  RDA Blog  in Social Media:  Google+  |  Facebook  |  Google+ Community  |  Twitter  |  YouTube   |  SlideShare  |  Tumblr   |  WordPress  |  Flipboard  |  Pinterest  |  LinkedIn Thanks all for your love, suggestions,  testimonials , likes, +1, tweets and shares .... See also related posts in following  RDA Blog  Categories (Labels):

Using Wikipedia in Authority Work

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PSD, Library of Congress guidelines on Using Wikipedia in Authority Work  (click picture to enlarge) Thanks all for your love, suggestions,  testimonials , likes, +1, tweets and shares .... See also related posts in following  RDA Blog  Categories (Labels):

RECORDING SCRIPTS IN RDA

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LC-PCC PS for 7.13.2 SCRIPT CORE ELEMENT FOR LC/PCC Script is a core element for LC if a language is commonly written in more than one script, and if the resource is in a script other than the primary one for the language. [2012-05] LC-PCC PS for 7.13.2.3 RECORDING SCRIPTS Form of Script Name LC practice/PCC practice: Use the English language names of scripts found at: 〈 http://www.unicode.org/iso15924/iso15924-en.html 〉. Generally do not include the parenthetical information found in the list when recording the script name. If a resource is in a language that is commonly written in more than one script, name both the language and the script.    EXAMPLE 546 ## $a Konkani $b Kannada. 546 ## $a Konkani $b Devanagari. 546 ## $a Serbian $b Latin. 546 ## $a Serbian $b Cyrillic. 546 ## $a Syriac $b Nestorian. Applicability LC practice/PCC practice: If the resource is in

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