Cataloging: Audio Resources

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Southwest Florida Library Network
Web Based Training

Event Details

This instruction session provides basic cataloging instruction for the RDA instructions relevant to non-musical audio recordings, including streaming and downloadable audio files. Additional basic treatment of musical audio recordings can be included upon request. All examples are provided using the MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data (MFBD). Participants will be introduced to the concept of aggregates.

Learning Outcomes: Participants will be able to apply the RDA instructions specific to audio recordings, including electronic audio forms and Playaways. Additional learning outcomes for musical audio recordings include the application of form of work vocabulary and identification of principal creators for the 1XX field of the MFBD.

Speaker: Bobby Bothmann MLIS, MS 

Professor Bobby Bothmann is a professor at Minnesota State University, Mankato where he serves as the catalog and metadata librarian. Bobby catalogs analog and digital resources of all kinds, including books, serials, moving images, objects, cartographic resources, musical and spoken word audio recordings, and music in between many meetings. He is a member of the editorial board for Cataloging & Classification Quarterly and an active member of OLAC (OnLine Audiovisual Catalogers) where he has served in various leadership roles including treasurer, president, and the current archivist. He holds an MLIS from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee and an MS in Geography and English Technical Communication from MSU Mankato. Bobby moonlights as an adjunct instructor for the School of Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he teaches cataloging and classification courses and tries to covert one student per semester to the cataloging side of the Force. Curriculum Vitae:

The recording will be available after the live session through the SWFLN Niche Academy and the Florida Library Webinars Niche Academy (if you are not a SWFLN Member).

Event Type(s): Online
Presenter: Bobby Bothmann
Brian Chase
(239) 313-6338

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