Khalifa Librarians participate in Cataloguing and Classification Workshop
As part of enhancing and improving professional experiences and skills of employees, the librarians of Al Ain University participated in a workshop organized by the Emirates Library and Information Association. The workshop was held at the Khalifa Park Library in Abu Dhabi on “New Roles and Responsibilities for Catalogers in Description Rules” Sources and Availability (RDA). "
The workshop was conducted by Mr. Tharwat Al Alimi, member of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). Participants were exposed and trained how to effectively use RDA rules as compared to the rules of Anglo-American Cataloging system with an explanation and application of Mark 21 fields.
The workshop was rich in a variety of experiences and information. It included indexers from several universities, centers of institutions and institutes from the United Arab Emirates.