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Accomplishments

RDA NACO Training Task Group

The RDA NACO Program Training Workshop Task Group, under the chairmanship of Lori Robare, University of Oregon, with members Michael Colby (University of California--Davis), Joanna Dyla (Stanford University), Fang Gao (Government Printing Office), Robert Maxwell (Brigham Young University), Mark Scharff (Washington University), and Adam Schiff (University of Washington), created training modules designed for new NACO Program members. The task group completed its work in May 2013.

RDA Series Training Task Group:

The RDA Series Training Task Group, under the chairmanship of Carl Horne, Indiana University, with members Mary Jane Cuneo (Harvard University), Julie Dyles (University of Georgia), Peter Fletcher (UCLA), Lisa Furubotten (Texas A&M University), Jenifer Marquardt (University of Georgia), Robert Maxwell (Brigham Young University), Melanie Polutta (Library of Congress), George Prager (NYU Law Library), Stephen Riel (Harvard University), and Beth Thornton (University of Georgia), developed NACO RDA Series Bridge training that is being used in 2013 for catalogers transitioning from AACR2 to RDA for series authority work.

Task Group on RDA Training Materials:

The Standing Committee on Training Task Group on RDA Training Materials was formed in January 2012 with Larisa Walsh, University of Chicago, as chair. The task group was charged to collect existing RDA training documentation from PCC and non-PCC sources. The collected materials were posted to the Cataloger's Learning Workshop (CLW) web site in October 2012.

RDA Bibliographic and Authority Record Examples:

The Standing Committee on Training RDA Records Task Group, formed in November 2011 under the chairmanship of SCT member George Prager, collected a wealth of RDA bibliographic and authority records to be used for training and educational purposes. The task group completed its work on March 1, 2012. The records have been posted to the Catalogers Learning Workshop web page.

RDA NACO "Bridge" Reviewers Online Workshop:

This One-hour online workshop, organized and presented by the PCC Standing Committee on Training, gives guidance and some best practices for RDA NACO review. Recorded July 25, 2012.

RDA NACO "Bridge" Reviewers Handbook (PDF, 800 KB)

Task Group to Revise the E-Serials Module:

New charge delivered and new members recruited, November 2011. Work completed March 2012.

Task Groups

RDA NACO Training Task Group:

Formed in July 2012; charged to develop RDA NACO training for new PCC members.

RDA Series Training Task Group:

Formed in July 2012; charged to develop: 1) "Bridge" training for AACR2 series authorities catalogers making the transition to RDA; 2) RDA series training for new PCC members.

Reports

Archived annual reports/meeting notes, etc. of the SCT

Links

Catalogers Learning Workshop (CLW): Freely available cataloging and metadata training materials

Charge

Under the guidance of the PCC Policy Committee, the PCC Standing Committee on Training shall identify the need for training programs, workshops, and institutes aimed at developing cataloging skills that support the Program goals for both new participants and for continuing education and shall identify, develop as necessary, and promote the distribution of easy-to-use documentation in support of Program goals.

Members

Paul Frank, Co-Chair

Term ends: Sept. 30, 2014
Cooperative Programs Section
Library of Congress
tel.: 202.707.1570
fax: 202.252.2082
email: pfrank@loc.gov

Joanna Dyla

Term ends: Sept. 30, 2014
Head, Metadata Development Unit
Metadata Department
Stanford University Libraries
tel.: 650.723.2529
email: jdyla@Stanford.edu

Robert L. Maxwell

Term ends: Sept. 30, 2014
Special Collections and Ancient Languages Catalog Librarian
Genre/Form Authorities Librarian
Brigham Young University
tel.: 801.422.5568
email: robert_maxwell@byu.edu

Glenn Patton

OCLC Liaison
Director, WorldCat Content Management
OCLC, Inc.
6565 Kilgour Place
Dublin, OH 43017-3395
tel.: 800.848.5878, ext. 6371
fax: 614.718.7187
email: pattong@oclc.org

George Prager

Term ends: Sept. 30, 2015
Head of Cataloging
New York University Law School Library
40 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012
tel.: (212) 998-6340
Fax: (212) 998-6587
email: PRAGERG@juris.law.nyu.edu

Becky Uhl

Term ends: Sept. 30, 2014
Science Cataloger/Authority Control Coordinator
Arizona State University Libraries
tel. (480) 965-9802
email: buhl@asu.edu

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