RDA and Government Publications
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This year’s GODORT Program will demonstrate the implications of cataloging government information in the Resource Description and Access (RDA) environment. Discussion will also address the knowledge required of public services librarians when using RDA.
Richard Guajardo is Head of Resource Discovery Systems at the University of Houston (UH) Libraries. Formerly he held the positions of Head of Integrated Library Systems, and also Head of Cataloging & Electronic Access. He has presented on topics such as vendor sourced cataloging, mobile technologies, federated search tools, and discovery systems.
Jennifer Davis has worked at the U.S. Government Printing Office for 13 years, as the Manager, Bibliographic Control, as well as a supervisor and a cataloger. She has coordinated training of RDA to seek to prepare her team for cataloging Federal government documents using RDA. Catalogers at GPO have received over 70 hours of training using a variety of tools.
Regina Romano Reynolds is director of the U.S. ISSN Center at the Library of Congress and head of LC’s ISSN Publisher Liaison Section. She is a member of the U.S. RDA Test Coordinating Committee and co-chaired an internal LC group that recommended LC projects based on the recommendations of the Working Group on the Future of Bibliographic Control.
A representative from MARCIVE will also discuss problems and solutions they have encountered in implementing RDA.