RDA Four Months In (at On the Front Lines conference)

Better late than never, I hope, here is the handout from my presentation at the ninth annual On the Front Lines: Statewide Library Practitioners Conference, presented by the Illinois State Library at the University of Illinois Springfield on August 5-7.

RDA Four Months In

It was a challenge, as the audience included working catalogers, non-catalogers, and I think a few technical services managers.  What I was trying to do was present both a very general overview of the background of RDA, some of its central ideas, and the reasons for its adoption, and a look at some of the changes the new code has brought about in our bibliographic records and files.

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Author: R.A. Stewart

Librarian, poet, sometime musician, father, grandfather, codger; as of November 9, 2016, second-class citizen of a banana republic.

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