Under the aegis of the RBMS Bibliographic Standards Committee (BSC) and reporting to the BSC Chair, create an initial version of a consolidated Descriptive Cataloging for Rare Materials (DCRM) standard based on RDA (Resource Description and Access), building on the terminology, structure, and examples in RDA. Where appropriate, enlarge the scope of DCRM to include resources not covered in the present suite of DCRM manuals. In order to accomplish this task, the group will: engage the rare materials community throughout the development process through postings on a dedicated wiki, discussion on DCRM-L, and in meetings at Midwinter and Annual conferences; coordinate activity with the DCRM Steering Group; and communicate with format specialist communities, such as MLA, MAGIRT, and CONSER.
Meeting Type: Committee Meeting
Content Area: Updates/Briefings
Interests: Cataloging, Metadata, Special Collections, Technical Services, Technology, Training
Library Type: Academic, Research Library
Cost: Included with full conference registration.