What's New

NEWS: The Committee of Principals have announced a governance review as part of their Strategic Plan 2015-2020 for RDA. Learn more.

On the Blog: Deborah Fritz looks at how a few basic marketing principles also apply to metadata creation.

Development Blog: The August RDA Toolkit release is now available.

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.


On Our Blog: Video Help




The video and slides of the September 17th 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 December 17, 2013, 1:30 PM CST (-6 UTC) - REGISTER.


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.