Touring the RDA Toolkit Milton S. Eisenhower Library Technical Services Department July 20, 2010
Overview <ul><li>What is RDA? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the RDA Toolkit? </li></ul><ul><li>Ways of Accessing RDA </li></ul...
What is RDA? <ul><li>Resource Description and Access </li></ul><ul><li>Replacement for AACR2 </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis on...
RDA Timeline <ul><li>Now – October 1, 2010: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RDA testing group question and answer/familiarize with R...
What is the RDA Toolkit? <ul><li>Integrated, online, browser-based product </li></ul><ul><li>Collection of cataloging-rela...
Accessing RDA <ul><li>RDA Toolkit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>access.rdatoolkit.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open access perio...
Structure of the Toolkit <ul><li>User Bar </li></ul><ul><ul><li>My Profile: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Passwords, save...
Getting Started <ul><li>Select “Create” from the User Bar and create your profile </li></ul>
User Bar <ul><li>Search (Quick Search and Advanced) </li></ul><ul><li>My Profile </li></ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul><ul><...
Support
Tabs <ul><li>RDA </li></ul><ul><li>Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul>
Browse RDA <ul><li>Navigation tree </li></ul><ul><li>Collapse and Explode </li></ul>
Document Bar
Tools <ul><li>RDA Element Set View </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FRBR/FRAD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Restructuring of the text of...
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Rda Toolkit Final

  1. 1. Touring the RDA Toolkit Milton S. Eisenhower Library Technical Services Department July 20, 2010
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>What is RDA? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the RDA Toolkit? </li></ul><ul><li>Ways of Accessing RDA </li></ul><ul><li>Structure of the RDA Toolkit </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is RDA? <ul><li>Resource Description and Access </li></ul><ul><li>Replacement for AACR2 </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis on users (Find, Identify, Select, Obtain) </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis on relationships </li></ul><ul><li>NOT a display standard </li></ul>
  4. 4. RDA Timeline <ul><li>Now – October 1, 2010: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RDA testing group question and answer/familiarize with RDA </li></ul></ul><ul><li>October 1 – December 31, 2010: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Formal RDA test </li></ul></ul><ul><li>January 2 – March 31, 2011: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Test assessment leading to a report of recommendations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>April – June 2011: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Decision making by LC, hopefully to be announced at ALA Annual. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. What is the RDA Toolkit? <ul><li>Integrated, online, browser-based product </li></ul><ul><li>Collection of cataloging-related documents and resources: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RDA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RDA Element Set View </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full text of AACR2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other documents </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Accessing RDA <ul><li>RDA Toolkit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>access.rdatoolkit.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open access period (ends 8/31/10) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cataloger’s Desktop </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Need to enter institutional username and password in Cat Desktop settings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Just RDA, not Mappings, Workflows, etc. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Structure of the Toolkit <ul><li>User Bar </li></ul><ul><ul><li>My Profile: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Passwords, saved searches, bookmarks, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Like JIRA for RDA (ticket-based help) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Tabs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RDA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Getting Started <ul><li>Select “Create” from the User Bar and create your profile </li></ul>
  9. 9. User Bar <ul><li>Search (Quick Search and Advanced) </li></ul><ul><li>My Profile </li></ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul><ul><li>Log Out </li></ul>
  10. 10. Support
  11. 11. Tabs <ul><li>RDA </li></ul><ul><li>Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul>
  12. 12. Browse RDA <ul><li>Navigation tree </li></ul><ul><li>Collapse and Explode </li></ul>
  13. 13. Document Bar
  14. 14. Tools <ul><li>RDA Element Set View </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FRBR/FRAD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Restructuring of the text of RDA by element </li></ul></ul><ul><li>RDA Mappings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To and from MARC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Will be expanded later </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Workflows/Mappings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shareable </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Entity Relationship Diagram and Schemas </li></ul>
  15. 15. Resources
  16. 16. Quick Search
  17. 17. Advanced Search
  18. 18. Questions ?
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