I assume you would want the catalogers at GWU Law Library to go
through this bridge training and then be reviewed for series? I
assume that we would be reviewed by you, as we were for RDA NACO?
Jacob Burns Law Library
George Washington University
Washington, DC 20052
On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 11:29 AM, Frank, Paul <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> This message is being posted on behalf of the PCC Standing Committee on
> Training RDA Series Training Task Group:
> Following up on the recent announcement of the RDA series bridge training,
> now available at:
> we would like to inform you of the procedures for reviewing the institutions
> that take this course, which is required for all NACO members who produce
> series authority records.
> Catalogers who are working with a current reviewer in the NACO bridge
> training can use that reviewer to also review series, if that person agrees
> to it, once you have completed the NACO series bridge training. Please
> inform the review group at [log in to unmask] That reviewer will decide
> when you are independent and inform the PCC Secretariat.
> If you do not have a current reviewer who can review series, catalogers may
> instead submit series authority records to the NACO Series review group once
> your institution has finished the series bridge training. When submitting a
> series authority record, as you put the record into the OCLC Online Save
> File, in the box “Submit for Review” put the following OCLC holding symbols:
> UBY, GU, CLU, YLS, IUL. This is needed because the Review Group members
> share the task of examining authority records.
> The review group will inform you when you are independent, which should not
> take long. This is not intended to be an exhaustive review like the original
> training. This is simply to convert you to RDA as regards series authority
> A reviewer will usually respond promptly; around the time of ALA Annual and
> Midwinter Conferences, however, all reviewers are likely to be away from
> their offices.
> Paul Frank
> Cooperative Programs Section
> Cooperative and Instructional Programs Division
> Library of Congress
> 101 Independence Ave., SE
> Washington, DC 20540-4230
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