RDA Refreshers


IGBIS KZN is offering in-Group training-refresher days. These include RDA topics selected/requested and presented by IGBIS KZN cats for IGBIS KZN cats.

Members will also receive notice of these at meetings/in agendas.


So far the following Refreshers have been held:
  • Maps / Trish Gierke - in December 2015
  • Serials / Judge Khoza - in June 2016


LSCH by IGBIS National

INTEREST GROUP ON BIBLIOGRAPHIC STANDARDS
OFFERS
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS SUBJECT HEADINGS - BACK TO BASICS
Notice is hereby given of a two part e-course, focusing on Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH). This online course is suitable for novice cataloguers who are beginning to assign subject headings, and experienced cataloguers looking for a refresher course
PART ONE:
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS SUBJECT HEADINGS: BACK TO BASICS - THE PHILOSOPHY OF SUBJECT ANALYSIS
Where: At any computer with internet access
When: 15-26 August 2016
PART TWO:
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS SUBJECT HEADINGS: BACK TO BASICS – ASSIGNING LIBRARY OF CONGRESS SUBJECT HEADINGS
Where: At any computer with internet access
When: 05-30 September 2016
Completion of Part one of the course and its associated test is a prerequisite for your participation in Part two of the course.
Please note that access to the Library of Congress Subject Headings, either in print, or electronic format, will be beneficial.
Registration fee:
LIASA members: R150.00 (inclusive of Parts 1 and 2 of the course)
Non-LIASA members: R200.00 (inclusive of Parts 1 and 2 of the course)
Registration for both parts opens 22 July to 10 August 2016. Online registration can be completed at:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScr6oPtIOuI7qbhVUD0UI9NA4qtAF38QVf6xS6EVJVvakXaXA/viewform?c=0&w=1
Please ensure you provide your name and institution details when making payment
Banking details:
Bank: ABSA Bank
Account name: Interest Group for Bibliographic Standards
Account no.: 9201458451
Account type: Business Savings Account
Branch code: 632005
Branch: Brooklyn Court
After payment is received, you will receive the link to the course
An e-certificate will be issued to each delegate on successful completion of the course
For further information regarding the course please contact:
IGBIS Chair: Dr Hester Marais maraih@unisa.ac.za

RDA Training by the National Library/RDA Steering Committee


In 2015, the RDA-SA Steering Committee did a second round of RDA training but it was only held in Pretoria and E. London and then at University of Zululand (for eSAL cats only)..

In 2014, the RDA-SA Steering Committee arranged RDA training 5 regional hubs - Port Elizabeth, Bloemfontein, Pretoria, Durban and Cape Town.
Durban training was held at UKZN Howard College Campus in June 2014 and many IGBIS KZN members attended.

RDA Training by IGBIS


In 2013 IGBIS National arranged a Workshop devoted to RDA: Generation RDA and this was held in Pretoria in June 2013 and repeated in Cape Town in August.
Links to the presentations and photos from the Workshop were provided in the July 2013 issue of IGBIS-in-Touch newsletter (click to link).

ALSO REMEMBER: Keep an eye on the RDA-SA website in case they update it with details of other training opportunities -

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