MARS Authority Control

Automated Services for Libraries, Authority Control, Machine Matching, and Marcadia

Browsing Posts published in May, 2009

Helpful links on RDA, FRBR, and FRAD Here are some links on related to RDA (Resource Description and Access), FRBR (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records), and FRAD (Functional Requirements for Authority Data) that I have found very helpful and informative. http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/jsc/rda.html– This is the RDA main page at the JSC website.  There are links to […]

Definition: Blind References:  A subject, name or series title authority record contains a blind reference if there is no heading in the database corresponding to the valid form stored in the authority file.  Usually the last bibliographic record that contained the heading has been deleted.  These authority records are to be deleted from your ILS […]