LC Summary of RDA Updates for April 2015 Toolkit Update

Library of Congress has published a table that highlights some changes to RDA for the April 2015 RDA Toolkit update: 

Relationship designators in bibliographic records–PCC training manual

The Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) Standing Committee on Training (SCT) published a training manual for applying relationship designators in bibliographic records in January 2015. See New relationship designators may be proposed using the PCC relationship designator proposal form. See Please use MOUG-L to discuss ideas for new or revised relationship designators, or contact […]

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 […]

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 ( Reorganization (BCC reorg report to MLA Board) BIBFRAME Update (Szeto) 5:35-5:40 (Task Force Blog: MARC and Metadata News (Rodriguez) 5:40-5:50 (Metadata for Music Resources site: 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 […]

MARC & Metadata Subcommittee Meeting Agenda

Please join us for the MARC Formats & Metadata Subcommittees Joint Business Meeting on Friday, February 27, 2015, from 11:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m. GMT in the Lawrence room of the Westin Denver Downtown. The agenda for our meeting can be found here. The chair’s report on the MIG sessions, MSC meeting, and the LC BIBFRAME Update […]

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 […]

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: Casey Mullin

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: 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:   If […]

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 […]