News & Information

New Products Support the Improved RDA Toolkit

RDA: Resource Description and Access users experienced the long-awaited elevation of the beta RDA Toolkit to official status on Tuesday, December 15, 2020.  The new Toolkit had been undergoing restructure and redesign through the “3R Project” aimed at bringing the RDA standard into alignment with the IFLA (The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) Library Reference Model and the RDA Toolkit into compliance with current accessibility standards.

NARDAC Forum Recap jhennelly Tue, 08/04/2020 - 07:11

The North American RDA Committee, also known as NARDAC, hosted online forum on Monday, August 3rd at 3 pm EDT. The forum was free to all and can now be experienced on our YouTube page. We have also made slides from the forum available to all.

RDA Lab Series Preview with Instructor Kate James

As we anticipate the start of the RDA Lab Series on Tuesday, June 30th, we thought you’d like to virtually meet its presenter a little early.  Kate James, a cataloging expert and former RDA Steering Committee Examples Editor, tells us about herself and her goals for the upcoming webinars in this feature Q&A.  You can hear more from Kate about all things RDA during the series – which is scheduled to run every Tuesday at 2 PM CDT until December 8, 2020.

Subscribers: Please Take Our Customer Survey!

As we move closer to the completion of the 3R Project and the December switchover of the beta site, we would like to reinforce our continued commitment to collecting community feedback on the redesigned RDA Toolkit, and our support service during this period of transition. Toward that end, we’ve prepared this four-question survey that should take you just a couple of minutes to complete .

Free webinar on the improved RDA Toolkit rrobinson Fri, 01/08/2021 - 15:23

Now that the RDA Toolkit Restructure and Redesign Project (3R) is complete, it is a good time to get acquainted with all the features and functions of the new Toolkit. We are therefore planning an hour-long webinar, New RDA Toolkit Demo, that is free to all. The webinar covers navigating and searching the improved RDA Toolkit, new features and functions of the site, and some tips for getting the most out of it. The webinar does not cover the application of RDA guidance and cataloging practice.

The webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan 26, 2021 at 11:30 AM CDT.