Selected winning entries of the recent write up contest. Many thanks to those who have taken the time to participate and submit an entry. A)Without libraries what have we? – by Thusha Rani Rajendra, PhD candidate from the Faculty of Language and … Continue reading
The Cataloging and Metadata Division provides access to scholarly materials in the UM Library collection to support research, teaching and learning in the UM community by organizing, describing, and providing effective, accurate tools that assist our clients in locating information resources of value to them.
As of April 1, 2014 the Library has implemented Resource Description and Access (RDA), a new library cataloging standard replacing Anglo-American Cataloging Rules (AACR2). RDA focuses more on the end user and assist users to find, identify, select and obtain the resources the want. RDA cataloging will lead to more user-friendly bibliographic records in the search results that are easier to read and interpret because the data reflects a more exact representation of the resource. Continue reading