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Minitex is offering RDA for Beginners, another free virtual class in the Cataloging Basics series, on April 12th. Presenter Lizzy Baus (Macalester College) will guide you through the basics and beyond, exploring the history, development, philosophy, and conceptual models of Resource Description and Access (RDA), the current cataloging standard.

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Minitex is pleased to offer another free virtual class in the Cataloging Basics series: RDA for Beginners. The class will take place on Wednesday, April 12, 9-11 a.m.

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Have you ever wondered about the mysteries of the cataloging universe? Take a trip through the basics and beyond, exploring the history, development, philosophy, and conceptual models of Resource Description and Access (RDA), the current cataloging standard. We will take a tour of the RDA Toolkit and have the chance to work on some exercises to familiarize ourselves with the material. 

Who Should Attend?  

Staff responsible for or interested in original cataloging, or description of resources in general. Some familiarity with cataloging concepts will help with understanding, but no experience is required. 

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Written by

Sara Ring
Continuing Education Librarian
Digital Initiatives & Metadata.

Education and support for staff who build, manage, and preserve digital and physical collections

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