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Public Session of the RSC Meeting on 16 April 2024 (online) 8 April 2024

Renate Behrens (RSC Chair) and the rest of the RDA Steering Committee are pleased to invite observers to the Public Session of the RSC Meeting on 16 April 2024 (online).

The agenda of the full meeting (RSC/Agenda/456-468) is available as a pdf (RSC website | ALAIR), with details of the Public Session on page 3.

RDA Handout for Educators and Trainers 5 April 2024

Following on from her Report on approaches to teaching RDA in the LIS classroom (RSC/Papers/2022/1), RSC Education and Orientation Officer Elisa Sze has worked with ALA Digital Reference to produce RDA Teaching & Training Tips, a handout for educators and trainers.

It is available to download from the RDA Toolkit website.

Proposal to revise the element hierarchy for appellations of work groups 7 March 2024

The RSC would like to thank its Technical Working Group for its proposal to revise the element hierarchy for appellations of work groups. RSC/TechnicalWG/2024/1 has been published today on the RSC website and archived (with stable URI) to ALAIR.

Dual-language naming of Corporate Body and Place 4 March 2024

The RSC would like to thank the Oceania RDA Committee (ORDAC) for its proposal on dual-naming of corporate body and place. RSC/ORDAC/2024/1 has been published today on the RSC website and archived (with stable URI) to ALAIR.

RSC January Meeting Minutes and Other Documents 19 February 2024

The RSC is happy to inform you that we've published the following documents and archived them to the institutional repository:

Annual Report and Action Plan published 5 February 2024

The RSC thanks everyone who attended the Public Session of the January 2024 Meeting last Tuesday. We really appreciated your questions, comments and suggestions.

Public Session of the RSC Meeting on 30 January 2024 (online) 11 January 2024

Renate Behrens (RSC Chair) and the rest of the RDA Steering Committee are pleased to invite observers to the Public Session of the RSC Meeting on 30 January 2024 (online).

The agenda of the full meeting (RSC/Agenda/444-455) is available as a pdf (RSC website | ALAIR), with details of the Public Session on page 3.

New RDA Examples Editor Appointed 5 January 2024

Following a very successful recruitment process, the RDA Steering Committee (RSC) is delighted to announce the appointment of Jessica Grzegorski to follow Honor Moody as RDA Examples Editor.

Jessica Grzegorski is Head of Cataloging at the Newberry Library in Chicago. She is well-known in the rare books community, having served on the RBMS RDA Editorial Group, which publishes and maintains Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (RDA Edition) (DCRMR) and the RBMS Policy Statements, since 2019.

Starting 2024 with a Permanent RSC Education and Orientation Officer 4 January 2024

The RDA Steering Committee is pleased to announce that its Education and Orientation Officer role has been approved by the RDA Board to become a permanent position on the RSC after a two-year co-option. Elisa Sze, who has been serving in this role, has agreed to extend her term through to December 2025.

Charlene Chou Begins Second Term as Wider Community Engagement Officer 4 January 2024

The RDA Steering Committee (RSC) is pleased to announce that Charlene Chou has accepted an offer to continue in her role as its Wider Community Engagement Officer (WCEO), and has been re-appointed for a further term until December 2025.

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