Quiz: Introducing RDA

Report
PanCanadian
RDA Training Module:
Introducing RDA: Resource
Description and Access
Based on an earlier presentation made at the
BCLA Annual Conference in 2010
Prepared for Pan-Canadian RDA Training by:
Linda Woodcock,
Technical Services Librarian,
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Let’s review
Quiz
RDA Module Introduction - Quiz
The sections of RDA fall into two main
categories.
They are
a) Description & Access
b) Recording attributes & Recording relationships
c) FRBR & FRAD
RDA Module Introduction - Quiz
When does RDA require abbreviations?
a) Never
b) Only for words on list in Appendix B
c) Only if abbreviations appear on the
resource itself
RDA Module Introduction - Quiz
RDA guidelines include a list of required
elements.
This list is the:
a) Minimal level attribute set
b) Core element set
c) Required Data set
RDA Module Introduction - Quiz
What RDA element replaces the general
material designation?
a) Description of the format of the storage
medium
b) Description of the type of device required
to view the content
c) Description of the type of content
contained in the resource
d) All of the above
RDA Module Introduction - Quiz
RDA does not allow the correction of errors
found on the resource. True or False
RDA does not allow libraries to use ISBD
punctuation.
True or False
RDA Module Introduction - Quiz
RDA directs the cataloguer to take
information needed for the description from:
a) Any source
b) The chief source
c) The preferred source
RDA Module Introduction - Quiz
The preferred source of information for a
work consisting of one or more pages of text
is:
a) The cover
b) The title page
c) The whole resource
RDA Module Introduction - Quiz
RDA requires the use of square brackets [ ]
a) To indicate information that was not found
on the preferred source
b) To indicate information that was supplied
from outside the resource
c) Never
RDA Module Introduction - Quiz
RDA guidelines will require cataloguers to
change their capitalization practice
True or False
RDA descriptions will not contain any
punctuation.
True or False
RDA Module Introduction - Quiz
RDA records will be encoded using:
a)
b)
c)
d)
Dublin Core
MARC21
MARCXML
Any of the above
RDA Module Introduction - Quiz
HOW DID YOU SCORE??
READY FOR MORE RDA?
RDA Module Introduction - Quiz
Acknowledgements
Thank you to the copyright holders of RDA Toolkit for
permission to copy screens and the RDA logo for
educational purposes. All screens copied are identified
with: "Screen image from the RDA Toolkit
(www.rdatoolkit.org) used by permission of the CoPublishers for RDA (American Library Association,
Canadian Library Association, and CILIP: Chartered
Institute of Library and Information Professionals”.
RDA Module Introduction - Quiz

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