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Resource Description and Access: From AACR to RDA — article

My introductory article about the new cataloguing rules, Resource Description and Access: From AACR to RDA, was recently published in the Canadian Law Library Review. It’s available on YSpace if you’re interested in reading it <>.

Abstract: The new cataloguing guidelines Resource Description and Access (RDA) have recently been released and are set to replace the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules. An evaluation period led by the Library of Congress is currently underway and it is likely that the implementation of RDA will begin sometime in mid-2011. This paper looks briefly at the origins of RDA, provides a high level overview of RDA and reviews some of the major differences that cataloguers and library users can expect to find between RDA and AACR2.

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