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RDA: Resource Description & Access Community

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Discussion SirsiDynix now includes RDA linking

by James Hennelly-IL (staff) on Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 02:49 pm

Sirsi Dynix has joined RDA Toolkit's roster of Linking Partners. Learn more.

Discussion Chinese Translation Announced

by James Hennelly-IL (staff) on Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 02:56 pm

ALA Publishing has parrtnered with the National Library of China Publishing House to transalte RDA into Mandarin. Learn more.

Discussion Virtual User groups meets next Thursday

by James Hennelly-IL (staff) on Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 11:02 am

The aganda for next week's RDA Toolkit Virtual User Group Meeting has been posted. Learn more about the Virtual User Group meetings, review the agenda, and register for the July 19th meeting at http://www.rdatoolkit.org/virtualusergroup.

Discussion Our Guide to ALA Annual Conference

by James Hennelly-IL (staff) on Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 11:19 am

Our latest blog post features our guide to the RDA-related events at the ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim next week.

Event National Libraries RDA Forum

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Sat, Jun 9, 2012 at 01:09 am

US/Pacific (-7)

Deborah Fritz of MARC of Quality will demonstrate RIMMF (RDA in Many Metadata Formats).

More information about this conference session

Discussion Things to Know about RDA Updates

by James Hennelly-IL (staff) on Mon, May 7, 2012 at 02:04 pm

Our latest blog post explains the ins and outs of the new RDA Update History section. 

Discussion Next RDA Toolkit Release Scheduled for May 8

by James Hennelly-IL (staff) on Wed, May 2, 2012 at 01:58 pm

The latest release of RDA Toolkit is scheduled for Tuesday, May8. Read the details.

Discussion Full Record Examples of RDA

by James Hennelly-IL (staff) on Wed, May 2, 2012 at 01:56 pm

We have added full MARC record examples of RDA cataloging to RDA Toolkit. Learn more.

Discussion OCLC and RDA

by James Hennelly-IL (staff) on Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 01:47 pm

Our latest blog post looks at the latest release of OCLC's Connexion lcient and why it has good news for RDA catalogers.

Discussion New RDA Toolkit Release Scheduled for April 10

by James Hennelly-IL (staff) on Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 12:44 pm

Here's what to expect from next Tuesday's release of RDA Toolkit.


RDA: Resource Description & Access, prepared by the Joint Steering Committee for the Development and RDA, is co-published by the American Library Association, the Canadian Library Association, and CILIP: Chartered Institute of Library and Information Science Professionals. The purpose of the community is to share guidance and information among implementers of RDA and users of the RDA Toolkit.

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