Copy Cataloging of Videos & DVDs Using RDA

Copy Cataloging of Videos & DVDs Using RDA

Learn copy cataloging of physical videos and DVDs using RDA and other tools.

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This workshop teaches participants how to do copy cataloging of video recordings and DVDs using RDA (Resource Description & Access) and hybrid bibliographic records. The class will address copy cataloging in the MARC format. The instruction will cover issues like the preferred source of information, physical description, authorized access point, content/media/carrier types, and choice of additional access points. In addition, participants will learn the MARC fixed and variable fields for videos and will study the relationships among these fields. Several MARC record examples will be examined, and two hands-on exercises will be included. The online versions of the RDA Toolkit and MARC21 Format for Bibliographic Data/OCLC Bibliographic Formats and Standards will also be used.

PLEASE NOTE: Basic navigation in the RDA Toolkit will NOT be covered. You will need to attend Copy Cataloging of Monographs Using RDA prior to attending this program.

This class will be held online. All registered attendees will receive an email with login information a few days prior to the class date.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Date & Time February 23-24-25, 2021
2pm - 4pm Eastern
1pm - 3pm Central
Instructor La Donna Riddle Weber
Prerequisites Attending the MARC: An introduction workshop(or working knowledge of MARC)and attending the Copy Descriptive Cataloging of Monographs Using RDA workshop(or working knowledge of the RDA Toolkit)are required. Access to the RDA Toolkit is helpful but not req
Credits This workshop has been approved for 6 General Library Education Units (LEUs) for Indiana library staff.
Audience ALL
Topic Cataloging

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Terms/Registration Information

It is highly recommended that all registrants register for this workshop at least SEVEN DAYS PRIOR to the workshop date. If you register after that, you must additionally send an email to that you have registered past the deadline. You will receive a general email confirmation immediately upon successfully registering for this workshop. All registered attendees will receive an additional email with login information approximately one week prior to the 1st class date. If you do not receive an invitation to the meeting by noon of the day prior, please email

Venue/Technical Information

Online via Zoom

Vendor MCLS

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Instructor: La Donna Riddle Weber

La Donna Riddle Weber earned her MLS at Indiana University SLIS and has worked in a variety of libraries and positions including public libraries (branch manager), academic archives (adjunct archivist), school libraries (in both the US and Scotland), special libraries (Lincoln Collection Cataloguer at Allen County Public Library), and library education (adjunct cataloging lecturer at Ball State, Ivy Tech and IUPUI). She is a member of the American Library Association, the Indiana Library Federation, and was a chartered member of CILIP (Chartered Institute of Information Professionals), the British professional organization for librarians. She has served on the executive committees of the ILF Technical Services Division and of the Cataloguing and Indexing Group in Scotland. When she isn’t cataloging she gardens, reads, manages the family farm, lets the cats and dog in and out, and doesn't blog at

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Date(s) and time(s):
February 23-24-25, 2021
2pm - 4pm Eastern
1pm - 3pm Central

Single Registration Pricing
Member Price: $ 99.00
Non-Member Price: $ 199.00

Group Registration Pricing
Member Group Price: $ 249.00
Non-Member Group Price: $ 349.00
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