From the Illinois Library Assocation’s 2012 Annual Conference, Peoria, October 9:

Fantastic (and Free!) Cataloging Tools, presented by Erica Laughlin, RSA Cataloging and Database Administrator, Resource Sharing Alliance NFP:


A wealth of useful resources here, including DDC tools, converters and calculators, RDA resources, many more.

Wait a Minute, How Many Months?: Getting Ready Now that RDA Is Almost Here:

Wait a Minute, How Many Months 2012-10-17 (PPT)

Wait a Minute, How Many Months 2012-10-17 (PDF)

Some RDA Training Resources 2012-10-11

I have saved my presentation as both PPT so you can see the notes, and PDF in case you have trouble viewing the PPT.

Both Erica and I added a little extra information based on the discussion at our presentations.


It’s still the Joint Steering Committee, JSC for short. But now, instead of the Joint Steering Committee for Revision of AACR, it’s The Joint Steering Committee for Development of RDA. This site does still include information on AACR2, including history and links to the AACR2 Web site. But much of the material found and linked here deals with RDA, including news and announcements; the strategic plan; scope and structure, prospectus, and the full draft; and FAQs.