09.18.13 RDA Toolkit Essentials

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09.18.13 RDA Toolkit Essentials

  1. 1. RDA Toolkit Essentials Presented by James Hennelly ALA Publishing 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 and terminology. Resources JSC - www.rda-jsc.org/rda.html IFLA - http://www.ifla.org/en/frbr-rg Also 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 interact with a collection of cataloging-related documents 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 Content At http://www.rdatoolkit.org/ • Subscription and pricing information • Blog • Development Blog • Training Material • Videos
  9. 9. Logging In Log in at http://access.rdatoolkit.org/ Solo-User Account Institutional Account IP authentication Referring URL Account ID authentication
  10. 10. Authentication Authentication into RDA Toolkit leads to partial access to the content and functionality. Access: all public documents and search No access: private content, bookmarks, and create functions
  11. 11. Profiles Solo-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 Users Concurrent 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 & A Chat your questions and comments to us.
  20. 20. RDA Toolkit Essentials Thank you for attending RDA Toolkit Essentials.

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