Thursday, August 16, 2018

RDA Toolkit

RDA Toolkit
RDA Toolkit [Screen image from the RDA Toolkit (www.rdatoolkit.org)]

RDA Toolkit
¹ is an integrated, browser-based, online product that allows users to interact with a collection of cataloging-related documents and resources including RDA: Resource Description and Access. RDA Toolkit is published by the RDA Copyright Holders, viz. the American Library Association, Canadian Federation of Library Associations, Facet Publishing, the publishing arm of CILIP: the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals.² ALA Publishing is responsible for the day-to-day management and development of RDA Toolkit.

Contents 
  1. RDA Toolkit Contents
  2. RDA Toolkit Articles and News
  3. RDA Toolkit and RDA Infographics and Tweets
  4. RDA Toolkit Pictures
  5. RDA Toolkit Quiz
  6. RDA Toolkit and RDA Quotes
  7. RDA Toolkit Videos

RDA TOOLKIT CONTENTS

RDA Toolkit includes:
  • RDA instructions in English, French, and German that are searchable and browsable
  • AACR2 Rule Number Search of RDA instructions through the Advanced Search menu.
  • Workflows and other procedural documentation that is created by subscribers and can be shared within an organization or with the entire community of subscribers.
  • Mappings of RDA to different schemas, including MARC 21.
  • Two views of RDA content—by table of contents and by element set
  • Full text of AACR2
  • Library of Congress-Program for Cooperative Cataloging Policy Statements(LC-PPC PS)
  • National Library of Australia Policy Statements (NLA PS)
  • British Library Policy Statements (BL PS)
  • Anwendungsrichtlinien für den deutschsprachigen Raum (D-A-CH AWR)
  • Music Library Association Best Practices (MLA BP)
  • MARC Record Examples of RDA Cataloging
  • What you need to evaluate and implement RDA; to make cataloging decisions based on principles; to increase efficiency; to facilitate collaboration; and to help position the community for the future by making bibliographic data accessible on the Web.

RDA TOOLKIT NEWS

List of news on RDA Toolkit from Library and Information Science Articles and News. To see the link of the source of the news check out in "References" with the corresponding number provided as the superscript.
  • 3R Project Frequently Asked Questions³ - The RDA Toolkit Restructure and Redesign (3R) Project


RDA TOOLKIT AND RDA INFOGRAPHICS AND TWEETS

List of infographics and tweets on RDA Toolkit from Library and Information Science Infographics and Tweets.

RDA Toolkit Infographic

RDA Infographic 1



RDA Infographic 2



RDA TOOLKIT PICTURES

Figure 1: RDA Toolkit without login (accessed August 16, 2018)

RDA Toolkit
[Screen image from the RDA Toolkit (www.rdatoolkit.org)]

Figure 2: RDA Toolkit when login with user id and password (accessed August 16, 2018)

RDA Toolkit
[Screen image from the RDA Toolkit (www.rdatoolkit.org)]

RDA TOOLKIT QUIZ

List of questions, answers, and quizzes on RDA Toolkit from Library and Information Science Questions Answers Quizzes.


RDA TOOLKIT AND RDA QUOTES

List of quotes on RDA Toolkit and RDA  from Best Quotes About Libraries Librarians and Library and Information Science



RDA TOOLKIT VIDEOS

Videos on RDA Toolkit from the article Library and Information Science Videos. These videos are in the form of a playlist created in the YouTube channel of Librarianship Studies & Information Technology. Just click on the top-left side of the video to get the list of videos in the playlist from where you can choose the desired video to watch.

Video 4: Intro to AACR2 in RDA Toolkit: This video demonstrates the basics of using AACR2 in RDA Toolkit (Published by ALADigital Reference on Dec 13, 2012)

Video 5: Beta Toolkit Tour from RDA Preconference 6.22.18: This video contains a tour of the beta RDA Toolkit site conducted by James Hennelly, director of RDA Toolkit. The presentation was part of an RDA preconference event at ALA Annual Conference in NewOrleans, on June 22, 2018. (Published by RDA Toolkit on Jun 29, 2018)







SEE ALSO

REFERENCES
  1. RDA Toolkit, https://www.rdatoolkit.org (accessed August 16, 2018).
  2. RDA Toolkit, "About," https://www.rdatoolkit.org/about (accessed August 16, 2018).
  3. RDA Steering Committee, "3R Project Frequently Asked Questions," http://rda-rsc.org/node/551 (accessed August 17, 2018).
  4. American libraries, "Is RDA a Global Standard?" https://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/2016/09/23/rda-global-standard/ (accessed August 17, 2018).

ARTICLE HISTORY
  • Last Updated: 2018-09-16
  • Written: 2018-08-16

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