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Publications and Presentations

SACO Participants' Manual, 2nd edition" - requires Adobe Acrobat Reader
SACO Participants' Manual - requires Adobe Acrobat Reader
Cooperative Programs in Authority Control - PowerPoint Presentation at 2001 Washington Library Association Conference
Description of Integrating Resources: Electronic Resources - PowerPoint Presentation at 2002 Annual American Library Association Conference
Integrating Resources: Databases and Web Sites - PowerPoint Presentation at Southern California Technical Processes Group, Nov. 2002
Genre Headings and Authorities in the University of Washington Libraries Catalog - PowerPoint Presentation at 2007 Annual American Library Association Conference

RDA Presentations

Changes from AACR2 to RDA: A Comparison of Examples - PowerPoint Presentation at 2010 BC Library Association Conference - revised in May 2011 (PDF file); PPT version here
Changes from AACR2 to RDA: A Comparison of Examples - PowerPoint Presentation at 2010 Association of Jewish Libraries Convention (PDF file); PPT version here
Changes from AACR2 to RDA: A Comparison of Examples - PowerPoint Presentation at 2010 PNLA/WLA Conference (PDF file); PPT version here
Changes from AACR2 to RDA: A Comparison of Examples - PowerPoint Presentation at 2010 WLMA/WALE Annual Conference (PDF file); PPT version here
Changes from AACR2 to RDA. Part 1: Description - Expanded version of the ALCTS webinar presented on February 2, 2011 (PDF file); PPT version here
Changes from AACR2 to RDA. Part 2: Access Points - ALCTS webinar presented on February 9, 2011 (PDF file); PPT version here
Changes from AACR2 to RDA - PowerPoint Presentation at 2011 Alaska Library Association Annual Conference (PDF file); PPT version here
Changes from AACR2 to RDA - PowerPoint Presentation at 2011 Oregon Library Association Annual Conference (PDF file); PPT version here
Changes from AACR2 to RDA. Part 1: Description - OCLC webinar, July 13, 2011 (PDF file); PPT version here
Changes from AACR2 to RDA. Part 2: Access Points - OCLC webinar, July 14, 2011 (PDF file); PPT version here
RDA: Mapping the Fields. Part 1: Description - LACONI Technical Services Section, February 3, 2012; PPT version here
RDA: Mapping the Fields. Part 2: Access Points - LACONI Technical Services Section, February 3, 2012; PPT version here
Changes from AACR2 to RDA: A Comparison of Examples. Part 1: Description - Oregon Library Association 2012 Annual Conference (PDF file); PPT version here
Changes from AACR2 to RDA: A Comparison of Examples. Part 2: Access Points - Oregon Library Association 2012 Annual Conference (PDF file); PPT version here
Changes from AACR2 to RDA: A Comparison of Examples. Part 1: Description - Updated and presented to University of Washington Libraries Staff, July 2012 (PDF file)
Changes from AACR2 to RDA: A Comparison of Examples. Part 2: Access Points - Updated and presented to University of Washington Libraries Staff, July 2012 (PDF file)
Conversion of the AACR2 Authority File to RDA - PowerPoint Presentation at 2012 Oregon Library Association Annual Conference

Constructing RDA Access Points - Presentation at 2012 OLAC Conference, Albuquerque, NM
Presentation (PPT file)
Presentation (PPTX file)
Handout - 2 slides per page (PDF)
Slides with instructor notes (PDF)
Exercises (PPTX file)
Exercises (PDF file)
Exercises Answers (PDF file)

RDA Cataloging Cooperative. How do I train my catalogers in RDA? - Presentation at 2013 AALL Conference, Seattle, WA
RDA Cataloging Cooperative. How do I create an authorized access point? - Presentation at 2013 AALL Conference, Seattle, WA

Cataloging Books in RDA: A Comparison with AACR2 - Presentation at Illinois Library Association Annual Conference, October 2013 (PDF file); PPT version here
RDA and Authority Records: Enhancing Discovery - Presentation at Oregon Library Association Conference, April 2014 (PDF file); PPT version here
OCLC Member Forum Presentation, June 3, 2014, Seattle, WA; PPT version here - topics presented: RDA relationship designators, fictitious characters, and genre/form cataloging developments
Relationship Designators in RDA: Connecting the Dots - Presentation at Oregon Library Association Annual Conference, April 2015; PPT version here. Exercises here.

Genre/Form, Demographic Group, and Faceted Vocabulary Presentations

New Developments in Genre/Form Access: New Fields and General and Literature LCGFT Terms - part of a preconference during Oregon Library Association Annual Conference, April 2015 (PDF file); PPT version here
LCGFT and LCDGT - CEAL Cataloging Workshop, Seattle, WA, March 28, 2016; PDF of presentation, with speaker notes here.
LCGFT for CJK Resources - CEAL Committee on Technical Processing and OCLC CJK Users Group webinar, November 29, 2016; includes recording of webinar and PDF of presentation with speaker notes
Applying Library of Congress Faceted Vocabularies - OLAC 2017 Conference Workshop, Richmond, VA, October 28, 2017. PDF handout of slides (2 per page) here. PDF of presentation, with speaker notes here. Exercises here and answers here.
The New World of Genre/Form and Demographic Group Terms - California Library Association 2017 Preconference, Riverside, CA, November 2, 2017. PDF handout of slides (2 per page) here. PDF of presentation, with speaker notes here. Exercises here and answers here. Exercises are used with PDFs of the complete lists of LCGFT terms and LCDGT terms.
Applying Library of Congress Faceted Vocabularies - Tampa Bay Library Consortium Catalogers Group Meeting 2018, Saint Leo University, July 12, 2018. PDF handout of slides (2 per page) here. PDF of slides with instructor notes here.

Adam L. Schiff
Principal Cataloger
Cataloging and Metadata Services Division
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA 98195-2900
(206) 543-8409 phone
(206) 685-8782 fax
aschiff@uw.edu