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Jane-in, the Summer of Linked Data: the Jane-athon comes to San Francisco

Following on the success of the first Jane-athon at Midwinter, we are bringing the Jane-athon linked data hackathon event to ALA 's Annual Conference. Learn more.


Development Blog: The April RDA Toolkit release was published on Tuesday, April 14. Learn more about the release.

RDA Implementation: As of April 1, 2013 the U.S. Library of Congress and the British Library are using RDA as their official descriptive cataloging standard. Read the announcements from the Library of Congress and the British Library. Click here to follow who has implemented RDA or has plans for implementation.



The video and slides of the March 18th presentation of RDA Toolkit Essentials are now available. This quarterly webinar serves as an introduction and guide to using RDA Toolkit and will cover the variety of content available on the site and offer tips on searching and navigating. The next RDA Toolkit Essentials webinar is scheduled for June 11, 2015, 1:30 PM CDT (-5 UTC) - REGISTER.

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Full MARC record examples of RDA cataloging now available

Read more about the examples on our blog, or go straight to the examples.


Get Your Bookmark! Our icon menu bookmark has been a big hit. You can download your own here. Simply print out this pdf, preferably on card or cover stock, letter-sized paper, then cut along the guides to create four bookmarks.