Last week I went to CILIP HQ in London to attend 'RDA in a Day'. The course leader was Alan Danskin, who is Metadata Standards Manager at the British Library. We started off with a brief introduction to FRBR - Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records. As you may remember (not really), I had my first introduction … Continue reading RDA in a Day
What on earth?! I’ve been doing some reading up about cataloguing concepts and terminology this week. I had heard of RIMMF and Janeathons (and an Agathon) before, but not r-balls! But now I think I’ve just about grasped the basics of what they are, although I suspect you really need to get practical experience of … Continue reading RIMMF, r-balls and Janeathons
I thought I'd add this video here, as a few people have asked me about FRBR recently and I think this explains it reasonably well. It's also quite short!
On Monday, some colleagues and I attended the FRBR for the Terrified workshop at the University of Kent, Canterbury. It was facilitated by Robin Armstrong Viner, Head of Collection Management at the University of Kent. Although I've been reading a fair bit about RDA (Resources Description and Access) (which is based on FRBR (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic … Continue reading FRBR for the Terrified