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Title: Getting%20Ready%20for%20RDA:%20What%20You%20Need%20to%20Know


1
Getting Ready for RDA What You Need to Know
  • RDA Implementation Task Force
  • ALCTS/CCS
  • American Library Association
  • Annual Conference, Anaheim, California
  • June 28, 2008

2
Welcome!
  • Speakers
  • Barbara Tillett, Chief, Cataloging Policy and
    Support Office
  • Glenn Patton, Director, WorldCat Quality
    Management, OCLC
  • Barbara Bushman, Head Unit IV Cataloging Section,
    National Library of Medicine (replacing Shawne
    Miksa)

3
RDA Implementation Task Force
  • Formed under the Cataloging and Classification
    Section, ALCTS
  • http//www.ala.org/ala/alctscontent/CCS/groups/rda
    .cfm

4
Task Force Composition
  • 19 members
  • Broad spectrum of cataloging community
  • Catalogers, library educators, library
    administrators
  • All types of libraries, bibliographic agencies
    and service providers

5
Task Force Charge
  • Develop a plan for the implementation of RDA
    Resource Description and Access in the United
    States

6
Educational Activities
  • Development of continuing education programs
  • Development of training materials
  • Identification of speakers/trainers

7
Consultation/Collaboration
  • Colleagues involved in the implementation of
    AACR2
  • OCLC Regional Service Providers
  • State library associations and regional technical
    services organizations

8
Communication
  • OCLC
  • Library of Congress
  • May 1 Joint Statement from LC, NLM, NAL
  • http//www.loc.gov/bibliographic-future/news/RDA_L
    etter_050108.pdf

9
Joint Testing of RDA
  • Testing RDA
  • Technical feasibility
  • Operational feasibility
  • Financial feasibility

10
Joint Testing of RDA
  • Participation
  • U.S. National Libraries
  • PCC Libraries (including funnel project)
  • Archival Community
  • LIS Instructor
  • Commercial Vendors creating catalog records
  • ILS Vendors
  • OCLC

11
Building Awareness
  • Emphasize preparing for RDA
  • Identify types of mechanisms for
    training/continuing education
  • Utilize existing infrastructure

12
Looking ahead to 2009
  • Website and/or blog for end of 2008
  • Serve as point of communication
  • Working on programs for ALA 2009
  • Pre-conference in collaboration with other
    associations

13
Comments/Questions?
  • Shawne Miksa
  • Chair, RDA Implementation Task Force
  • SMiksa_at_unt.edu
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