News & Information

Latest News on the RDA Toolkit Server Migration jhennelly Wed, 10/20/2021 - 15:09

The migration of RDA Toolkit and the original RDA Toolkit to new servers will not occur during the week of October 25th, as previsously planned. It is not clear when exactly the migration will occur, butit will happen before the end of 2021. You can learn more about the migration and its impact here.

An Update on Server Migration jhennelly Fri, 09/24/2021 - 13:06

The migration of RDA Toolkit and the original RDA Toolkit to new servers is currently scheduled for some time during the week of October 25th. You can learn more about the migration and its impact here.

Server Change Coming to RDA Toolkit

During the month of May work began on transferring RDA Toolkit and related websites to a new server and under the support and maintenance of a new developer. The sites included in this move are access.rdatoolkit.org and orginal.rdatoolkit.org, as well as  rdatoolkit.org and rda-rsc.org. All the content currently on these sites will be transferred to the new server. This work will be completed by late October.

April 2021 RDA Toolkit Release jhennelly Wed, 04/07/2021 - 11:11

The April 2021 release of RDA Toolkit was published on April 6th. It includes the addition of more policy statements from the Library of Congress - Program for Cooperative Cataloging and the British Library and introduces a small number of Best Practices for the Music Library Association. There are also fixes and minor improvements to existing Toolkit functionality, including the introduction of blue highlight in the yellow Condition boxes to improve visibility.

Studying Up on 3R

With many catalogers and metadata specialists working remotely these days, some may find that they have a bit more time on their hands and have an inkling to dive into a topic that has been put off for awhile. This might be an opportune time to dive into the 3R project and the beta RDA Toolkit. In December the beta site will become the official RDA site, and there's plenty of time to get up to speed on the changes to the RDA standard and new Toolkit functionality.