RDA Pop Up Conference

MiALA Technical Services and Cataloging/Metadata Interest Groups' RDA Pop-Up Conference

November 17, 2016
Midwest Collaborative for Library Services
1407 Rensen Street
Lansing, MI 48910

A somewhat impromptu conference for Michigan academic librarians using RDA or thinking of doing so.

We have a great lineup of speakers, including Lisa Robinson, Joshua Barton, Emily Sanford, and Nicole Smeltekop from MSU, Dejah Rubel and Stacy Anderson from Ferris State, and Jeremy Barney from Hope College.  

Lunch and morning pastries and coffee will be provided, and the registration fee is just $15 for Mi-ALA members and $25 for non-members.


9:30 - 10:00 Registration, Coffee, Pastries
10-00 - 10:15 Welcome and Housekeeping
Amelia Mowry, Metadata & Discovery Services Librarian, Wayne State University
10:15 - 10:45 Why Are We Doing This Again? An RDA Refresher
Maurine McCourry, Technical Services Librarian, Hillsdale College
10:45 - 11:25 RDA and Me - A Reflection on Early Adoption of RDA at MSU Libraries
Joshua Barton, Head of Cataloging & Assistant Head of Technical Services, Michigan State University
11:25 - 11:40 Break
11:40 - 12:00 Jumping in the Deep End: RDA-izing The Entire Catalog
Lisa Robinson, Head, Metadata Management, Michigan State University
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 1:20 Relax, Don't [be] Anxious: RDA at the Ball State University Libraries
Jeremy Barney, Metadata and Digital Collections Librarian, Hope College
1:20 - 1:40 33 what?: Learning Cataloging in RDA
Nicole Smeltekop, Special Materials Catalog Librarian, Michigan State University
1:40 - 1:55 Break
1:55 - 2:35 Even Catalogers Get the Blues: Implementing RDA Best Practices for Music Cataloging
Dejah Rubel, Metadata and Electronic Resources Management Librarian, Ferris State University
Stacy Anderson, Assessment Librarian, Ferris State University
2:35 - 2:55 RDA in MeLCat: An Open Discussion
Maurine McCourry, Technical Services Librarian, Hillsdale College
2:55 - 3:00 Closing


Registration is closed for this event.