Monday, June 3, 2013

Conferences, meetings, exhibitions, fairs and festivals


These events now have the same rules
l  RDA 11.2.2.11
                Number or Year of Convocation of a Conference, Etc.:
                “Omit from the name of a conference, congress, meeting, exhibition, fair, festival, etc. […] indications of its number, or year or years of convocation, etc.” 
l  No instruction to remove an indication of frequency (Annual, Biennial, etc.)

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Examples:

l  Omit year of convocation:
          CAV (Conference)
l  NOT
          CAV ’91
l  Retain indication of frequency (Annual, Biennial, etc.):
          Annual Conference on Fishing
l  NOT
          Conference on Fishing [with “Annual” omitted]
 
[Source: Library of Congress RDA Training materials]