Webinar: RDA at Your Library

Here’s a new webinar from Amigos on RDA. This webinar does require registration and a registration fee.

Registration Open for RDA @ Your Library Online Conference – Seating limited!

When: Friday, February 4, 2011

What time:  9:00 – 4:00 central standard time

Where:  Online – The comfort of your office

Website:  http://rda.amigos.org

RDA @ Your Library will provide both basic and advanced information on Resource Description and Access (RDA), covering a variety of topics including an RDA background/overview (FRBR and FRAD concepts), RDA training, RDA as Data (including a background on the concept of changes needed to library metadata), and why RDA might not be the right choice for libraries. Additionally, various Integrated Library Systems vendors will present on their intentions towards RDA. ALA Publishing will present on AACR2 to RDA from the co-publishers perspective. An OCLC representative will discuss the OCLC plans regarding RDA.

Resource Description and Access (RDA) was released June 23, 2010. It was designed to replace the existing Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, 2nd Edition (AACR2). Prior to implementation, the USA National Libraries (Library of Congress, National Library of Medicine, and the National Agriculture Library) determined to test RDA to assure the operational, technical, and economic feasibility of RDA. See more on the testing process and partnerships on the Library of Congress website


Come to the RDA @ Your Library conference to get the information you need to make an informed decision for your library.  Seating is limited and early bird registration ends Jan 21, 2011.  To learn more and to

register, visit the conference website http://rda.amigos.org.

Carol Seiler, MLS

Continuing Education Librarian

Amigos Library Services

14400 Midway Rd.

Dallas, TX 75244

(800) 843-8482 ext. 2828

(972) 340-2828 (direct)

(972) 991-6061 (fax)



RDA @ Your Library

An Online Conference about Resource Description & Access February 4, 2011 Register at: http://rda.amigos.org


This message was posted through the OCLC list server. If you wish to modify your subscription, please send a message to listserv@oclc.org with one of the following in the body of the message:

“unsubscribe OCLC-Cat” to unsubscribe

“set OCLC-Cat digest” to receive OCLC-Cat in digest form “set OCLC-Cat nomail” to set your options to no mail “set OCLC-Cat mail” to restart your mail

You may also subscribe or unsubscribe to OCLC-Cat and other OCLC mailing lists at <http://www.oclc.org/oclc/forms/listserv.htm>.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s