The IFLA Library Reference Model (1/2)

The IFLA Library Reference Model (1/2)
This webinar is a two-part series. Click here to register for IFLA Library Reference Model (2/2)!

The IFLA Library Reference Model (IFLA LRM), approved in August 2017, was developed to consolidate the three existing models in IFLA's family of conceptual models, FRBR, FRAD, and FRSAD, into a single unified reference model that covers all aspects of bibliographic and authority information. The IFLA LRM model is a high-level conceptual model and operates at a greater level of generality than the preceding models. Although the new model brings many changes, there is also much continuity with the key ideas present in the previous models. Following these themes of continuity and change, these two sessions will provide a solid grounding on the LRM model, making the links with the previous models while clearly highlighting the innovations. This will provide background helpful for familiarizing with the new RDA Toolkit. Resource Description and Access (RDA) was originally based on the FRBR and FRAD models that are superseded by IFLA LRM, and so to remain current the restructuring of RDA in the 3R project has adopted IFLA LRM as its underlying conceptual model.

You will learn: 

1) Understand the distinction between a conceptual model and a set of cataloguing guidelines;
2) Understand the issues that led to the consolidation of IFLA models as IFLA LRM; 
3) Understand the nomens and the modelling of bibliographic identities. 

Additional Resources: 
IFLA Library Reference Model, a conceptual model for bibliographic information. IFLA, 2017. 

About the Presenter:

Pat Riva is Associate University Librarian, Collection Services at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec. Pat was chair of the IFLA FRBR Review Group (2005-2013) and then its Consolidation Editorial Group which prepared the IFLA Library Reference Model, which was approved as an IFLA standard in August 2017. Pat is interested in many aspects of bibliographic standards development, and has served on standards committees at the national and international level throughout her career.

Cost: Member 22.50 / Non-Member 27.50

1/14/2020 1:00 PM - 1/14/2020 2:00 PM

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