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April 2015 RDA Toolkit update and MLA Best Practices

The April 14, 2015 update of the RDA Toolkit brought revisions to several RDA instructions that affect music cataloging. The revisions resulting from the work of ALA and the JSC Music Working Group are listed below. Stay tuned for possible revisions to MLA’s Best Practices (in the August 2015 Toolkit update) as a result of these changes. As a result of numbering changes and other structural changes associated with these revisions in RDA, several areas in MLA’s Best Practices will be out of sync with RDA until the August 2015 Toolkit update. These are also listed below. ALA/32: MLA and OLAC successfully advocated for expanding the scope of the statement of responsibility element in RDA Chapter 2. http://www.rda-jsc.org/docs/6JSC-ALA-32-Sec-final-rev-3.pdf ALA/36: MLA and OLAC successfully advocated for greater clarity in the instructions for recording duration in RDA Chapter 7. http://www.rda-jsc.org/docs/6JSC-ALA-36-rev-Sec-final-rev.pdf ALA/29 (on “not identified” elements in distribution and manufacture statements): Changes were made to

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BCC Town Hall Agenda 2015

BCC Town Hall Agenda 2015 Friday, February 27, 5:30-6:30pm BCC News (B.Iseminger) 5:30-5:35 New webinars New BCC website (http://www.musiclibraryassoc.org/page/bcc) Reorganization (BCC reorg report to MLA Board) BIBFRAME Update (Szeto) 5:35-5:40 (Task Force Blog: http://www.musiclibraryassoc.org/blogpost/1230658/BCC-BIBFRAME-Task-Force-blog) MARC and Metadata News (Rodriguez) 5:40-5:50 (Metadata for Music Resources site: http://www.musiclibraryassoc.org/page/bcc_meta_resources) Subject, Genre/Form, and Medium of Performance News (Mullin) 5:50-6 Relationship Designators (Snyder) 6-6:05 RDA Policy Statements (Schmidt) 6:06-6:10 RDA Revisions for 2014 and 2015 (D.Iseminger) 6:10-6:15 RDA Best Practices (Mullin) 6:15-6:20 Q&A 6:20-6:25 Beth Iseminger

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BCC Business Meetings Agenda 2015

BCC Business Meetings Agenda 2015 (Google doc) Beth Iseminger BCC Business Meetings Supporting Documentation – Beth Iseminger BCC calendar Actions taken via email Approval of minutes from 2014 business meetings Genre/Form Task Force Music Cataloging Bulletin report SACO Music Funnel report Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Music) report Library of Congress report OCLC report BCC reorg report to MLA Board BCC Task Force report NMP and MLA BCC report to MLA Board ALA “Jane-a-thon” links

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Subject Access Subcommittee and Genre/Form Task Force–Agenda

The BCC Subject Access Subcommittee and Genre/Form Task Force will hold their joint business meeting in Denver, Friday, February 27, 2015. Please refer to the agenda (attached). Please also see the Chair’s ALA liaison report: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwVhz6s7I9nOWHJjQV9hRTVxMkk/view?usp=sharing Casey Mullin

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PCC Manual for Relationship Designators

This is an announcement regarding a new PCC training manual for applying relationship designators.  It is available at the following address: http://www.loc.gov/aba/pcc/sct/documents/rel-desig-guide-bib.pdf If a new relationship designator is needed, feel free to bring it up to myself or Tracey Snyder, chair of the BCC Descriptive Cataloging Subcommittee.  New terms may be proposed via this form: http://www.loc.gov/aba/pcc/scs/RD-Requests.html   If possible, please let the Descriptive Cataloging Subcommittee chair know about the proposal, so that they can ensure it is delivered to the appropriate PCC group for consideration. Beth Iseminger

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BCC and Related Meetings at MLA Denver 2015

BCC and Related Meetings at MLA Denver 2015 in Confluence Ballroom unless otherwise indicated TUESDAY 8:45a-1p Genre/Medium Workshop with MOUG THURSDAY 11-12:30 BCC Business Meeting 1 (Lawrence A/B) 1:30-3 Authorities/Descriptive Subcommittees Joint Business Meeting 3:30-4:30 RDA Music Implementation Task Force (Lawrence A/B) 4:30-6 JSC Music Working Group (Lawrence A/B) FRIDAY 11-12:30 MARC/Metadata Subcommittees Joint Business Meeting (Lawrence A/B) 1:30-3 Subject Access Subcommittee/Genre Form Task Force Joint Business Meeting (Lawrence A/B) 4:30-5:30 MARC to BIBFRAME: An Exploration of the Future of Cataloging 5:30-6:30 BCC Town Hall SATURDAY 11-12:30 Exploring a Faceted World: Discovering Music Resources Using Medium of Performance and Genre Terms 1:30-3:30 BCC Business Meeting 2 (Lawrence A/B) Beth Iseminger

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