RDA

Resource Description and Access is the new cataloguing standard which builds on the foundations established by AACR2.

RDA tools

RDA toolkit
http://www.rdatoolkit.org/

RDA toolkit FAQs
http://www.rdatoolkit.org/faq

MARC 21 Format 2009 Changes to Accommodate RDA (Draft) – draft Library of Congress MARC standards for RDA
http://www.loc.gov/marc/formatchanges-RDA.html

RDA-MODS mapping

http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/rdaMODSmapping.xls

MADS/RDF primer 
http://www.loc.gov/standards/mads/rdf/

RDA blogs

Anderson, K. (2009).  Helpful links on RDA, FRBR, and FRAD.
http://ac.bslw.com/community/blog/2009/05/helpful-links-on-rda-frbr-and-frad/

Anderson, K. (2009).  More RDA resources.
http://ac.bslw.com/community/blog/2009/09/more-rda-resources/

MARS authority control blog – weblog posts on RDA
http://ac.bslw.com/community/blog/tag/rda/

RDA training

Below is a list of freely available training materials which we hope you will find useful whether you are providing RDA training at your institution, about to start learning yourself or just looking for more information:

ALCTS webinars  - these webinars are presented by the Association of Library and Technical Services Group of the American Library Association. Although some current webinars incur a cost the site provides a large archive of previous webinars which can be accessed for free.

Australian Committee on Cataloguing

Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford

Cambridge University Library

Library of Congress

National Library of New Zealand

Pan-Canadian Working Group on Cataloguing with RDA

RDA Toolkit Essentials Webinars  - a series of bimonthly webinars explaining how to use the online RDA Toolkit.

If anyone has any training materials from their institution that they would be willing to share then please let us know and we can add it to the above list.