RDA Toolkit Essentials                         Presented by               James Hennelly                 ALA Digital Refer...
Chat and Ask Questions• Ask questions via Questions box• Report technical issues via Questions• Q&A session at the end of ...
What is RDA?RDA: Resource Description and Access is …• a standard for bibliographic description, not a  display standard• ...
What is RDA?FRBR Entities• Group 1: Work, Expression,  Manifestation and Item• Group 2: Person, Family, and Corporate  Name
What is RDA?Familiarize yourself with FRBR concepts andterminology.ResourcesJSC - www.rda-jsc.org/rda.htmlIFLA - http://ww...
What is RDA Toolkit?RDA Toolkit is an integrated, browser-based,online product that allows users to interactwith a collect...
What is RDA Toolkit?•   RDA•   RDA Update History•   RDA Element Set•   AACR2•   LC-PCC Policy Statements•   Examples of R...
Free ContentAt http://www.rdatoolkit.org/• Subscription and pricing information• Blog• Development Blog• Training Material...
Logging InLog in at http://access.rdatoolkit.org/Solo-User AccountInstitutional Account  IP authentication  Referring URL ...
AuthenticationAuthentication into RDA Toolkit leads to partial  access to the content and functionality.Access: all public...
ProfilesSolo-User accounts are automatically logged  into their profiles.Members of an Institutional account must create a...
Concurrent UsersConcurrent users are the number of users from   an account who are logged into RDA Toolkit at   one time.-...
Navigation•   Icons•   Pages•   Expandable/Collapsible Table of Contents•   Print Table of Contents•   Full/Core/Basic•   ...
Search• RDA Quick Search• Advanced Search (all documents)  – Filters  – Search RDA by AACR2 number  – Save Search• Search ...
User-Created Content•   Workflows•   Mappings•   Bookmarks•   Linking
How Do I Start?• Other Documents  – RDA Element Set  – AACR2  – RDA Mappings• Workflows  – Shared  – Private
What Should I Do Now?• Sign up for Free Trial (if you haven’t yet)• Study FRBR• Take a training class and ask for Post-Eve...
Blogs• http://www.rdatoolkit.org/blog• http://www.rdatoolkit.org/development
Q&AChat your questions and comments to us.
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  • Hello and welcome to: RDA Toolkit EssentialsMy name is James Hennelly, and I and my colleague at ALA Digital Reference, Melissa Wood, will guide you through the basics of using RDA Toolkit.
  • Please use the chat function in the webinar user panel to submit questions to the other RDA staff on the webinar with me todayIn the chat box please select “All Presenters” to chat with Melissa Wood who will be collecting your RDA Toolkit specific questions for the Q&A session at the end of the webinar. We would like to address as many RDA Toolkit related questions as possible. If you have questions about the U.S. RDA Test or local training please direct those questions to your local national library and or your local library association. In the U.S. contact the Library of Congress and the ALCTS division of ALA.If you have technical questions about the webinar software please select “Host” to chat with Dan Kaplan who is with us to answer any Webinar-related questions.This webinar is being recorded and will be posted on the RDA Toolkit website.
  • I’m not going to go into a lot of detail regarding RDA itself, but it is important to note two key aspects of RDA in regard to using RDA Toolkit.
  • It is essentials to become familiar with the meaning of the entities and the relationships that exists between the entities. These concepts provide the structural foundation of RDA are crucial to navigating the RDA TOC.
  • Much more information is available at our website, the JSC website, the LC website, including helpful presentations by Barbara Tillett and other LC staff.
  • RDA is the primary document on RDA Toolkit. The Toolkit represents the best way to interact with the RDA standard.
  • Here are the documents that you will currently find on the RDA Toolkit. Of course, we hope to add more in the future. We will also be adding links to other off-site documents.
  • Create workflows, mapping, bookmarks. Share your content with others at your institution. In the future there will be a greater list of user preferences that must be set through your profile.
  • RDA Toolkit Essentials 2013.03.20

    1. 1. RDA Toolkit Essentials Presented by James Hennelly ALA Digital Reference American Library Association
    2. 2. Chat and Ask Questions• Ask questions via Questions box• Report technical issues via Questions• Q&A session at the end of presentation
    3. 3. What is RDA?RDA: Resource Description and Access is …• a standard for bibliographic description, not a display standard• a standard based on the FRBR conceptual model
    4. 4. What is RDA?FRBR Entities• Group 1: Work, Expression, Manifestation and Item• Group 2: Person, Family, and Corporate Name
    5. 5. What is RDA?Familiarize yourself with FRBR concepts andterminology.ResourcesJSC - www.rda-jsc.org/rda.htmlIFLA - http://www.ifla.org/en/frbr-rgAlso consult resources at your national library.
    6. 6. What is RDA Toolkit?RDA Toolkit is an integrated, browser-based,online product that allows users to interactwith a collection of cataloging-relateddocuments and resources including RDA.
    7. 7. What is RDA Toolkit?• RDA• RDA Update History• RDA Element Set• AACR2• LC-PCC Policy Statements• Examples of RDA Cataloging• RDA Mappings• User-Created Content
    8. 8. Free ContentAt http://www.rdatoolkit.org/• Subscription and pricing information• Blog• Development Blog• Training Material (Calendar and Archive)• Videos
    9. 9. Logging InLog in at http://access.rdatoolkit.org/Solo-User AccountInstitutional Account IP authentication Referring URL Account ID authentication
    10. 10. AuthenticationAuthentication into RDA Toolkit leads to partial access to the content and functionality.Access: all public documents and searchNo access: private and institutional content, bookmarks, and create functions
    11. 11. ProfilesSolo-User accounts are automatically logged into their profiles.Members of an Institutional account must create a profile in order to take full advantage of RDA Toolkit’s content and functionality.
    12. 12. Concurrent UsersConcurrent users are the number of users from an account who are logged into RDA Toolkit at one time.-Institutional accounts are allowed a specified number of concurrent users.-Institutional accounts are allowed an unlimited number of profiles.
    13. 13. Navigation• Icons• Pages• Expandable/Collapsible Table of Contents• Print Table of Contents• Full/Core/Basic• Examples• Synch Table of Contents• Tabs• Links
    14. 14. Search• RDA Quick Search• Advanced Search (all documents) – Filters – Search RDA by AACR2 number – Save Search• Search Results – Return to Results – Previous/Next Hit
    15. 15. User-Created Content• Workflows• Mappings• Bookmarks• Linking
    16. 16. How Do I Start?• Other Documents – RDA Element Set – AACR2 – RDA Mappings• Workflows – Shared – Private
    17. 17. What Should I Do Now?• Sign up for Free Trial (if you haven’t yet)• Study FRBR• Take a training class and ask for Post-Event Access• Connect with the RDA Community through the blog, Virtual User Group, RDA-L, etc.
    18. 18. Blogs• http://www.rdatoolkit.org/blog• http://www.rdatoolkit.org/development
    19. 19. Q&AChat your questions and comments to us.
    20. 20. RDA Toolkit EssentialsThank you for attending RDA Toolkit Essentials.

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