RDA Map Cataloging for Beginners, July 2014

Southern California Technical Processes Group presents

RDA Map Cataloging for Beginners

This full-day workshop focuses primarily on print maps and print atlases, and also briefly covers globes, digital maps, and other cartographic content. It includes PowerPoint slides, lots of exercises, lots of audience participation, a game or two, and a manual for each participant.  It is informative and fun!

Participants are expected to have a basic knowledge of cataloging but need not have any experience cataloging maps. Experienced map catalogers are welcome as well.

Workshop Covers:

  • FRBR and Maps
  • Cartographic Types
  • Terminology
  • OCLC Maps Format
  • Physical Description Fixed Field (Map)
  • Coded Cartographic Mathematical Data
  • Identifying Manifestations
  • Describing Carriers
  • Describing Content
  • Persons and Corporate Bodies considered to be Creators
  • Subject Analysis
  • LC Classification


Manuel Urrizola, Head of Metadata and Technical Services, UC Riverside Libraries

Date:  Thursday, July 17, 2014
8:30am-9:00am Continental breakfast/Sign In
9:00am – 4:00pm Workshop
Location:  Cal Poly Pomona University Library, Pomona, CA
$35 (SCTPG members)
$45 (non-SCTPG members – includes 1 year SCTPG membership from July 2014 – June 2015)

Continental breakfast, snacks, and training materials included. Lunch on your own; campus options include: Starbucks, Subway, and Poly Fresh Market

To register and view payment instructions, complete the form at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1pDTG0-1SkLfmXwGb22X8DoPdEolv8T57vLEn0EnyBYY/viewform?usp=send_form


We hope to see you there!


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