News & Information

New LIS Pricing Model Announced kbane Thu, 10/19/2017 - 11:16

RDA should be a core component of any cataloging course or training, and we want to ensure that access is easily available to LIS programs for instructors and students. As of October 17, 2017 we are announcing a new LIS pricing model:

30 users for $500
50 users for $800

The rdaaust discussion list becomes rdaoceania jhennelly Wed, 09/04/2019 - 10:31

Followers of RDA may be aware of the existence of the Australian RDA discussion list, rdaaust, which was set up ahead of the implementation of RDA in 2010. A major change has occurred with this list as explained by Jenny Stephens of the National Library of Australia and secretary of the Oceania RDA Committee (ORDAC) in a recent post to the RDA-L list. 

Citation Numbering Arrives

Citation numbering has been added to the beta site in response to a user need to reference RDA passages in print materials and other non-digital communications. 

The format for these numbers is XX.XX.XX.XX. The numbers are random, permanent, and searchable. 

Numbers will be accessible from the popup tool bar. Simply highlight text for which you want a citation number. This will bring up the popup toolbar.

RDA at ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits kbane Wed, 12/05/2018 - 16:08

RDA Toolkit Redesign Workshop

Friday, January 25th - 8:30 am-4:00 pm
Location: WSCC - TCC - Tahoma 2

RDA Colloquium in Mexico City jhennelly Tue, 11/13/2018 - 18:17

An international group of librarians met in Mexico City earlier this month to discuss RDA and its future in Latin America. The 1er Coloquio sobre RDA en América Latina: Retos de la implementación del nuevo RDA Toolkit en las bibliotecas de América Latina (First Colloquium on RDA in Latin America: Challenges of Implementing the new RDA Toolkit in Latin American Libraries) was held at the Biblioteca Nacional de México and the included presentations by cataloging leaders from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, and of course Mexico.

What's New with the Beta Site

This week a new release was published to the RDA Toolkit beta site. The release included a wide range of changes to RDA content--corrections to typos and format issues, edits for consistency and clarity, as well as additions of new or further developed text. This release builds upon the August release and includes several improvements on the site functionality, but the beta site remains under development and not authorized for use in cataloging work.