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    • The Resource Description and Access (RDA) Linked Data Forum took place at the 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting on Monday, February 12. It was co-sponsored by ALA, ALCTS, the Association of Collection Research Libraries (ACRL), and the Reference User Services Association (RUSA). Three presenters discussed ways in which linked data was impacting RDA.
    • RDA Forum

      The Resource Description and Access (RDA) Forum took place at the 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting on Saturday, February 10. James Hennelly provided a sneak preview of the new RDA Toolkit design, and Kathy Glennan gave an update on RDA Steering Committee (RSC) activities.
    • PARS Forum

      The ALCTS Preservation Reformatting Section (PARS) Forum took place at the 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting on Saturday, February 10. Katie Risseeuw, preservation librarian at Northwestern University Library and PARS secretary, opened this special forum on community outreach and preservation. The preservation community is interested in engaging the public to increase their awareness of the importance of preservation and how it affects them directly. She introduced two speakers: Jessie de la Cruz, executive direction and founder of Arthyve, and Miriam Nelson, head of preservation and digital initiatives at Ohio University.

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