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Title:
RDA, Resource description & access and cartographic resources
Author:
Andrew, Paige G., author.
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Publication Information:
Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2015.
Physical Description:
viii, 144 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The past is prologue -- RDA and FRBR entities as applied to cartographic resources : an overview -- Comparing standards : continuing, different and added practices -- Navigating RDA to catalog cartographic resource elements -- Cartographic resources cataloging : moving forward.
ISBN:
9780838911310
Format :
Book

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As the cataloging universe moves into the era of RDA: Resource Description and Access, specialist catalogers need information on managing the materials in their areas of responsibility. In this manual, expert catalogers Andrew and Larsgaard offer a summary and overview of how to catalog cartographic resources using the new standard. Through abundant examples and sample records to illustrate the work, the authors Take a close look at what will remain familiar from AACR2, and what is new and different in RDA Offer guidance for creating authorized geographic subject headings using Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Resources (FRBR) and Functional Requirements for Authority Data (FRAD) Present a detailed examination of geographic subject headings and subdivisions Designed for both practicing map catalogers and catalogers new to cartographic resources, this volume will be a one-stop resource for all catalogers of cartographic materials looking to understand the differences between cataloging using AACR2 and cataloging using RDA.