Wednesday, December 31, 2014

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

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Resource Description & Access (RDA) & RDA Blog History Timeline

Resource Description & Access (RDA) History


Important Dates in the History and Development of Resource Description & Access (RDA). 
  • Click on the + sign to expand the timeline as shown by the arrow. 
  • RDA History Timeline can also be viewed in a Flipbook or List format as shown by the arrows. 
  • Click on each item to view detailed description and sources of information, photos, videos.

Contribute in the further development of this RDA History Timeline by suggesting important dates in the history of RDA and RDA implementation in libraries around the world. For example you can suggest a date when your library implemented RDA Cataloging, or any date which is important to be noted in the Resource Description & Access (RDA) History. Suggestions should by accompanied with proper reference sources, from which the information could be verified/cited.

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Thursday, December 25, 2014

Librarianship Studies & Information Technology News

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LIBRARY RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

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Library & Digital Marketing

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LIBRARY & KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT,

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Library Classification & Shelflisting

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Library Circualtion

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Library Acquisitions & E-Resources Planning

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Saturday, December 20, 2014

RDA BLOG: Correct Coding of ISBN in MARC21 field 020 in RDA & AACR2 Cataloging with Examples



Several years ago the definition of $z of the 020 (International Standard Book Identifier) was expanded—it is now used for “structurally invalid” ISBNs (those that are too short, too long, wrong check digit, etc.) and also for “application invalid” ISBNs (ISBNs for a manifestation that would be described in a different bibliographic record)... Read complete post on RDA Blog>>



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Friday, December 19, 2014

Leadership Qualities for Future Library Leaders

Leadership Qualities for Future Library Leaders: Carol’s 10 Steps to Being a Great Library Leader

Step #1: Find a good mentor/ BE a good mentor
Step #2: Learn how to follow first
Step #3: Be Visionary
Step #4: Be a Good Servant
Step #5: Take risks
Step #6: Take care of yourself
Step #7: Maintain a positive attitude
Step #8: Never turn down a leadership position…even if it means managing your kid's soccer team
Step #9: Learn how to motivate people effectively
And last but not least…Step #10: Keep your sense of humor!

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