Conferences and Events

Watch Free RDA Toolkit Demos in French and Spanish rrobinson Mon, 01/10/2022 - 11:57

In December 2021 and January 2022, the American Library Association offered free RDA Toolkit demos in the French and Spanish languages respectively.

Application Profiles and Entity Boundaries webinars rrobinson Thu, 11/18/2021 - 08:15

From July through September, ALA Digital Reference partnered with RDA catalogers in Egypt, Finland, Quebec, Ontario, and the U.S.

View NARDAC Update Forum and Translating RDA webinar rrobinson Mon, 08/23/2021 - 17:11

If you'd like to explore what RDA's expansion as an international standard means for you and your institution, be sure to watch and attend our most recent webinars:

NARDAC Update Forum (FREE)

Monday, August 30, 2021 at 1:30 to 3:30 PM CDT

Watch Our July RDA Toolkit Demo and LIS Teaching Webinar rrobinson Thu, 08/05/2021 - 08:25

Recordings our new available for our two free webinars held July 16th and August 4th respectively. Led by ALA Digital Reference Director James Hennelly, the first free webinar was a one-hour RDA Toolkit Demo covering RDA Toolkit releases and updates introduced since the last demo was presented in January.

March NARDAC Forum Recording

The virtual NARDAC Update Forum was presented on Monday, March 29, at 12:00 noon Central time. Speakers included members of NARDAC (North American RDA Committee) and RSC (RDA Steering Committee).  Involved NARDAC members included Thomas Brenndorfer, Stephen Hearn, Clara Liao, Robert Maxwell, Melanie Polutta, and Thi Bao Tran Phan. 

Join Us for the RDA Lab Series rrobinson Thu, 04/23/2020 - 10:13

Registration is now open here!

Please plan to be busy developing your RDA skills every Tuesday from 2:30 to 3:30 PM CDT, beginning June 30th and ending December 8, 2020! During that period, we will present the new RDA Lab Series – six webinar modules that each consist of four 60-minute sessions

RDA at ALA Annual 2021/22 rrobinson Fri, 05/21/2021 - 15:10

This year's ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition offers both live and on demand educational programming. While the sessions schedule (in progress) can be viewed here, we'd like to highlight several programs that we think might be especially interesting to the RDA community:

RDA Lab Series returns

The RDA Lab Series, a weekly presentation of live webinars by cataloger and recent RDA Steering Committee member Kate James, has returned with new Q&A opportunities.  Scheduled to run from February 23, 2021 to August 18, 2021 CDT, this iteration of the familiar series invites registrants to work with the new RDA Toolkit in either one of two time slots of their choosing.  Registrants can also purchase series recordings for viewing at their leisure.  While designed specifically for the time convenience of u

View Free RDA Toolkit Demo jhennelly Wed, 01/27/2021 - 15:23

On January 26th a free live demo was held to introduce the public to the redesigned RDA Toolkit. 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. The hour-long webinar, New RDA Toolkit Demo, covered navigating and searching the improved RDA Toolkit, new features and functions of the site, and some tips for getting the most out of it.