Monday, May 19, 2008

IFLA Satellite Meeting on RDA

The Joint Steering Committee for Development of RDA (Resource Description and Access) in consultation with the IFLA Section on Cataloguing is pleased to present a satellite meeting on RDA, Resource Description and Access. RDA will be a new standard for resource description and access, designed for the digital world and will be the successor to Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, 2nd edition.

The meeting will be held on Friday, August 8, 2008 (just before the IFLA Conference) at the Hotel Chateau Laurier in Quebec City. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will continue until 4:30 p.m. Registration is $100.00 (Canadian) and will include breaks and lunch.

The speakers and program topics will include the following.

Barbara B. Tillett (JSC member): An overview of RDA development to include its history and development using the FRBR/FRAD conceptual models and relationship to the IME ICC

Deirdre Kiorgaard (Chair of the JSC): RDA structure and content

Gordon Dunsire (RDA Outreach Group member): RDA vocabulary and concepts, to include relationships with ONIX, Dublin Core and Semantic Web Communities

Christine Oliver (RDA Outreach Group chair): Demonstration of RDA Online

Anders Cato (Chair, IFLA Section on Cataloguing), and Renate Goempel (Deutsche Nationalbibliothek): The international community's reaction to RDA

Pamela Gatenby (Member, Committee of Principals): Future plans for RDA

For additional details and registration information, see:

(AUTOCAT e-list)

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