Thursday, October 24, 2013

Conference Heading - Questions and Answers

RESOURCE DESCRIPTION & ACCESS RDA

Case: In a book the name of seminar in introduction is given as national conference titled “Theorizing India’s Pre-Modern Visual Culture: Issues of Class, Caste, Gender and Sexualities” held at the Department of Art, History, and Aesthetics, M.S. University on February 13-15, 2003

Question: In cases like this what should be authorized access  for seminar? 

National Conference: “Theorizing India’s Pre-Modern Visual Culture: Issues of Class, Caste, Gender and Sexualities” (2003 : Department of Art, History, and Aesthetics, M.S. University)

  or

“Theorizing India’s Pre-Modern Visual Culture: Issues of Class, Caste, Gender and Sexualities” (Conference) (2003 : Department of Art, History, and Aesthetics, M.S. University)

Answer: Suggested treatment is given below:

1112_ |a "Theorizing India’s Pre-modern Visual Culture : Issues of Class, Caste, Gender and Sexualities" (Conference) |d (2003 : |c Department of Art, History, and Aesthetics, M.S. University)

Note: The first determination should be if the conference is "named" or not, applying RDA 8.1.2 and 8.1.3. If yes, then "Theorizing Indias Pre-Modern Visual Culture: Issues of Class, Caste, Gender and Sexualities" (Conference) (2003 : Department of Art, History, and Aesthetics, M.S. University) would be appropriate.

If no, then "Theorizing Indias Pre-Modern Visual Culture: Issues of Class, Caste, Gender and Sexualities" would just be the theme of the conference.