Old Cataloging Documents
July 14, 2011
Present: Qiang Jin (Presiding) ; Atoma Batoma ; Andy Bendel ; Barb Henigman ; Diana Long ; Nicole Long ; Yuriko Oono ; Paula Reveal ; Jianying Shou ; Marek Sroka ; Janet Weber ; and Robin Hess (Minutes).
Qiang Jin called the CWG meeting to order at 9:40 a.m.
1. The minutes of the April 14, 2011 meetings were viewed and approved.
2. ALA 2011 brief reports presented. Reports are being prepared.
3. RDA Training Task Force:
a. Qiang Jin sent email with links to the following reports.
The full Report and Recommendations will be available prior the ALA Annual Conference on the Testing Resource Description and Access Home Page: http://www.loc.gov/bibliographic-future/rda/
An executive summary of the report is available now at: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/tsd/cataloging/RDA_report_executive_summary.pdf
The cover statement by the executives of LC, NAL, and NLM included below is also available as a PDF file at: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/tsd/cataloging/RDA_Executives_statement.pdf
b. There have been 2 meetings so far. The Task Force decided it needs to have a good understanding of FRBR before training others.
c. Qiang Jin gave a brief overview of the online RDA Toolkit and encouraged everyone to become familiar with the information provided in theToolkit. http://access.rdatoolkit.org/
d. Qiang Jin also showed us where the RDA Webinar links are located on the CAM website and encouraged everyone to watch these sessions. http://www.library.illinois.edu/cam/cattools/index.html If you have any trouble loading the webinars, please log a work request to Library IT.
e. Marek Sroka provided the link to the Carli recommendations for using RDA records: http://www.carli.illinois.edu/comms/iug/iug-icat/interim_RDA_recs.pdf
f. Please send any questions or comments regarding RDA and RDA training directly to Qiang Jin at email@example.com
4. Voyager upgrade to version 7.2.5:
a. Michael Norman was unable to present this information and Qiang Jin will ask him to please send an email detailing the upgrade.
5. Converting from Dewey Decimal Classification in the Undergrad Library to Library of Congress Classification:
a. There was a general discussion between the attendees.
b. Michael Norman was unable to present this information and Qiang Jin will ask him to please send an email detailing the conversion.
a. Janet Weber mentioned the local computers were going to be upgraded to Windows 7 and the Outlook upgrade was in progress.
The meeting was adjourned.