February 2010 Archives

2 Web Resources about RDA

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Two new web resources about RDA have been posted to the ALCTS CRG Wiki

  • The first web resource contains a list of articles, essays, and presentations about RDA.
  • The second is a humorous presentation (from fall 2009) which introduces selected parts of RDA.


- original message posted to the ALCTS CRG listserv by Louise Ratliff, UCLA Library Cataloging & Metadata Center

Find Us on Twitter!

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Minitex Bibliographic and Technical Services unit is now on Twitter!

BATS has joined Twitter for one main reason: it's a very efficient and easy way for us to update you on topics like:

  • New Minitex training offerings as soon as we schedule them on the calendar
  • Other training and continuing education opportunities in the region and beyond related to technical services
  • RDA and RDA Toolkit (to be released June 2010)

If you've never used Twitter, view this short tutorial we've created. It will introduce you to Twitter and guide you through how to find and follow us so you can receive announcements: NOTE: The tutorial above is best viewed using Mozilla Firefox as your web browser.

RDA Toolkit Webinar Recordings Available

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If you could not attend one of the RDA Toolkit webinars offered by ALA publishing, there are now recordings available!

View the RDA Toolkit webinar

More information about the RDA Toolkit (to be released June, 2010) is available on the RDA website.

If you're already starting to wonder about training and implementation of RDA, Minitex will be involved in coordinating training in the region. We'll update libraries as we know more.

RDA Toolkit: A Guided Demo

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If you want a preview of the new RDA Toolkit (to be released June 2010), consider attending a free webinar. Details are below.

Join Troy Linker from ALA Publishing for an introductory guided tour of the RDA Toolkit website. If you were at ALA Midwinter in Boston, you may already have taken this tour at the RDA Update Forum, the CC:DA meeting, or on the exhibit floor--but please feel free to join us again .

The tour includes:

• Description of the RDA Toolkit
• Overview of the RDA Toolkit contents at launch and beyond
• Tour of the RDA Toolkit interface including Search, Browse, Bookmarks, Workflows, Maps, and more
• Launch timeline
• Details of the Complimentary Open Access period
• RDA Toolkit pricing for the US
• Linking from external products to the RDA Toolkit

Mon, Feb 8, 2010 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM CST
Tue, Feb 9, 2010 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CST


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