Original Cataloging of Video Recordings Using RDA

From $100 usd
Tue Aug 30, 2:00 PM - Thu Sep 1, 4:00 PM (EDT)
Virtual Workshop via Zoom  

Workshop Pricing:

Single Registration Pricing

  • Member: $ 100.00
  • Non-Member: $ 200.00

Group Registration Pricing

  • Member: $ 250.00
  • Non-Member: $ 500.00

Class Description: Description: This workshop teaches participants how to catalog streaming videos and physical DVDs using such tools as RDA and OCLC’s Bibliographic Formats and Standards. The class will address original cataloging in the MARC format including the difference between comprehensive and analytical descriptions. The instruction will cover issues like the preferred source of information, fixed fields, publication, extent, content/media/carrier types, notes, authorized access points, and relationship designators. Several MARC record examples will be examined, and two hands-on exercises will be included. The online versions of the RDA Toolkit and OCLC’s Bibliographic Formats and Standards will also be used.


  • MARC: an Introduction (or working knowledge of MARC)
  • Original Descriptive Cataloging of Monographs Using RDA (or working knowledge of the RDA Toolkit)
  • Access to the RDA Toolkit is helpful but not required


  • 6 Library Education Units (LEUs) for Indiana library staff
  • 6 Contact hours for all other library staff
  • 6 SCECHs for Michigan school library staff
  • 6 PGPs for Indiana school library staff

Registration Information:

  • You will receive a general email confirmation immediately upon successfully registering
  • The login and preparation email for the workshop will be sent prior to the training date
  • If you have not received your login and preparation email by noon of the day prior to the workshop, please email training@mcls.org to request it

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Dejah Rubel

Virtual Workshop via Zoom