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rda_vs._aacr2_basic_differences [2015/05/13 14:36]
rda_vs._aacr2_basic_differences [2019/01/07 12:20] (current)
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 +**RDA vs. AACR2 Basic Differences**
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 +Some general differences to be aware of include:
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 +  * RDA records will have always an 040 $e rda
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 +  * Capitalization of the title may differ in RDA records – will usually (but not always) match the capitalization on the piece.  ​
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 +  * There won’t be a GMD like $h [videorecording] in RDA records.
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 +  * RDA records will have edition spelled out in full – so instead of 3rd rev. ed. it will be  Third revised edition.
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 +  * RDA records won't have Latin abbreviations ​ //For example://
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 +In AACR2 260 $a [S.l. : $b s.n.], $c 2009.
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 +In RDA: 260 $a [Place of publication not identified] : $b [publisher not identified],​ $c 2009.
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 +  * RDA records may also have a 264 field for Production, Publication,​ Distribution,​ Manufacture,​ and Copyright Notice
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 +  * RDA: Will not have abbreviations for the most part ca. becomes approximately;​ ill. becomes illustrations;​ col. will be color, etc.  Exceptions: cm for centimeter and min. for minutes – these abbreviations are still used in RDA
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 +  * There will be 3 new MARC fields in RDA:
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 +RDA: 336, 337, & 338: Content, media, and carrier type
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 +Content type -- MARC 336 field
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 +Media type -- MARC 337 field
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 +Carrier type -- MARC 338 field
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 +//Book example://
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 +336 $a text $2 rdacontent
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 +337 $a unmediated $2 rdamedia
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 +338 $a volume $2 rdacarrier
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 +//DVD example://
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 +336 $a two-dimensional moving image $2 rdacontent
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 +337 $a video $2 rdamedia
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 +338 $a videodisc $2 rdacarrier
  
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