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RDA Lab: Manifestations—Group Rate

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Price: 
$485.00
ALA Member 
$436.50
Item Number:
1541-9482
Dates: 
Day:  August 25, 2020
Time:  3:30pm to 4:30pm EDT
Day:  September 1, 2020
Time:  3:30pm to 4:30pm EDT
Day:  September 8, 2020
Time:  3:30pm to 4:30pm EDT
Day:  September 15, 2020
Time:  3:30pm to 4:30pm EDT
Delivery Method: 
Live
Duration: 
60 minutes each session
Publisher: 
ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions
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RDA Lab: Manifestations
A 4-part lab, taking place Tuesdays, August 25, September 1, September 8, and September 15, 2020, 3:30pm Eastern/2:30 Central/1:30 Mountain/12:30 Pacific, lasting one hour each session.

Describing manifestations in RDA allows for multiple methods to provide information to users. Manifestation statements are recorded to follow the principle of representation in identifying a manifestation, while RDA Vocabulary Encoding Schemes (VESs) for manifestation elements provide users with the means to find and select manifestations. This module will focus on describing manifestations with manifestation statements and VES elements as well as other common manifestation elements such as appellation of manifestation and date of manifestation. Participants will describe manifestations of different carrier types such as volume and audio disc. Aggregate manifestations will be covered in the Aggregate Manifestations module.

This lab is part of the RDA Lab Series.

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe a manifestation that embodies only one expression
  • Understand use cases for manifestation statements
  • Apply an appropriate RDA VES to record a value for a manifestation element.

While completing your purchase, fill in the name and e-mail address of the group leader who will sign in to the event by clicking the "Attendees" button to the right of the item in your cart. This individual will receive an e-mail from WebEx confirming registration before the event begins. Attendees should add messenger@webex.com to their approved email sender list, so they can ensure that they receive the automatic notifications.

Registrants, even if they miss the live session, are given access to an archive of the event for a period of 3 months from the date of the live session. The archive can be viewed at any time during this 3-month timeframe. The archive contains a video representation of the event, which includes all chat, audio, and visual material. In order to receive the archive information, please follow the instructions received upon purchase to confirm your registration in WebEx.

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Kate James

Kate James is an independent contractor and the author of an upcoming workbook on RDA. She served as a member of the RDA Steering Committee from 2013-2019. In her role as RDA Examples Editor, she was a key contributor to the redesign of the RDA Toolkit. Kate previously worked as a senior cataloging policy specialist in the Library of Congress Policy and Standards Division, where some of her responsibilities included staff training on RDA and editing the Library of Congress-Program for Cooperative Cataloging Policy Statements and the Descriptive Cataloging Manual. She has given presentations on RDA in the United States and internationally.

If you have any questions about this workshop, please contact us at elsmarketing@ala.org.

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Accommodations are offered based on user needs. For transcription or other accessibility requests, please contact us at elsmarketing@ala.org.

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