“RDA Toolkit Essentials” webinar

As you know, RDA is still in the works. The RDA Toolkit has undergone revisions. This January 18, 2012 at 9:30am (CST), there will begin a series of webinars on the essentials of the Toolkit. In fact, every other month or third Wednesday will be a webinar on the Toolkit. Here's the blurb, which includes …

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NETSL At Burlington, VT

The New England Library Association recently held its annual conference in cooperation with the Vermont Library Association, entitled "Navigating the New Normal", Oct. 2-3, 2011. NETSL, the New England Technical Services Librarians, sponsored three programs this year: Mysterius The Unfathomable: RDA Cataloging at the Clark, The Miscelleny Collection at Tufts, The Future is On Demand: Just …

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New Website for RDA

The PS Division at LC has launched a new website for RDA. Here you can find the latest news (or at least June as of today which includes a link to the Bibliographic Framework Transition initiative), information on the 2010 RDA test, training materials, Documentation and resources. Hopefully, LC will stay on top of this website …

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Presentations on RDA

As many of you are already aware, there are a number of presentations on RDA scattered through the webverse. However, one good source is the Joint Steering Committee webpage for the develoment of RDA. Here you'll find the latest presentations from 2011 and those going back to 2007. Not all presentations have a link to …

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ALCTS Webinar: “Recommendations from the RDA Test”

This webinar is part of a 5 part series from ALCTS on the topic of RDA. There is this webinar followed RDA and Cartographic materials, RDA and Music (2 webinars), then RDA and Law materials. It is necessary to register and pay either for an individual webinar or the series. You'll find the information below …

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New Statement from OCLC on RDA

Thanks to Mike Reynolds who posted this to the RDA listserv. OCLC has issued the following statement (from their news of the day on Connexion Client). " With the release of the U.S. RDA test results, OCLC is beginning a process to determine how best to proceed in the integration of RDA practices into WorldCat. …

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ALCTS Webinar: RDA and “Robust Metadata Infrastructure”

Perhaps you thought that talk about RDA would be slowed until closer to 2013. Well you thought wrong. ALCTS is offering a FREE webinar called "Aiming for a robust metadata infrastructure for the future" on Monday August 1, 2011. To register, go to:  https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/520055320. *Apologies in advance for duplicate postings*  ALCTS webinar: Aiming for a …

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