2023 Content Standards Subcommittee Business Meeting and Agenda

The business meeting of the Content Standards Subcommittee will take place on Tuesday, March 7, from 10:00AM-11:20AM PST/1:00PM-2:20PM EST. All registered (virtual or in-person) attendees of the MLA conference are invited to attend. The agenda is available for viewing here. The Zoom link will become available for registered attendees through the session page in Sched ten minutes prior to the start of the meeting. We look forward to seeing you there! Keith Knop, Chair, Content Standards Subcommittee

Read More »

CMC-Sponsored Sessions at MLA/TLA 2023

The Cataloging and Metadata is sponsoring three sessions at the Meeting of the Music Library Association and the Theatre Library Association next week: RDA Changes in Theory and Practice – Thursday, March 2, 1:30 p.m.-2:20 p.m. CSTIn this session presenters will address changes in the new RDA Toolkit from a theoretical perspective as well as in terms of practical, on-the-ground cataloging. The current official text of RDA incorporates numerous changes, many of which were necessary to accommodate the IFLA Library Reference Model (LRM). The LRM revises, reconciles, and adds to the Functional Requirements family of models (FRBR, FRAD, and FRSAD) that formed the basis of the original RDA text. Among the wholly new concepts introduced in the LRM are representative expression elements (a recognition of the fact that most users see many expression properties of the “original” expression of a work to be properties of the work instead) and a

Read More »