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RSC October Meeting: agenda available and public session open for registration 20 September 2023

The next meeting of the RSC will take place on 17-20 October inclusive at the offices of Die Österreichische Bibliothekenverbund und Service GMbH (OBVSG) in Vienna.

The agenda is available: RSC/Agenda/413-443. The two proposals under discussion are:

RDA: Think Globally, Act Locally 18 September 2023

The RDA Steering Committee (RSC) and Die Österreichische Bibliothekenverbund und Service GMbH (OBVSG) are delighted to invite participants to a training event on Monday 16 October 2023, 1-4pm.

Minutes and Decisions Documents from July Meeting (including Public Session on 2 August) 16 September 2023

The RSC is happy to share the official outputs from its last meeting, as follows:

RDA Examples Editor Position Open 11 August 2023

There's still time to apply! The deadline to submit an application has been extended to 11 October 2023

The RDA Steering Committee (RSC) seeks a qualified library professional with expertise in RDA and cataloging to take on the role of RDA Examples Editor for a two-year term.

Survey on Soft-Deprecated Terms: Please respond by 15 September 2023 3 August 2023

The RSC made a commitment to the library community during the 3R Project that any existing element in original RDA would be retained as long as it did not conflict with the IFLA Library Reference Model (LRM). During the course of the re-design, several elements were identified as being redundant with other elements or were considered to be too granular in scope. The RSC refers to these elements as being soft-deprecated.

RSC Meeting, 2 August: Agenda, papers, information for observers 28 July 2023

As the Public Session of our meeting approaches on 2 August, we have just shared the following courtesy email to RDA-L, the discussion list for RDA.

Dear all

This is a courtesy reminder that the next public meeting of the RDA Steering Committee takes place online on Wednesday 2 August, and you are most welcome to attend as an observer.

RSC October Meeting in Vienna 26 July 2023

Renate Behrens, RSC Chair, and James Hennelly, Director of ALA Digital Reference, are delighted to announce the acceptance of an invitation from Vienna to host the RSC Meeting in October 2023.

Now available: agenda for July 2023 RSC Meeting 8 July 2023

Published today: the agenda for the July Meeting of the RSC.

Proposals on Religious Titles and on Preferred names and official languages of corporate bodies, governments, and places in RDA 30 June 2023

The RDA Steering Committee (RSC) is delighted to have received the first proposals from its Religions in RDA Working Group and its Official Languages Working Group.

RSC/ReligionsWG/2023/1 - [Proposal on] Religious Titles "seeks to eliminate a set of options that are specific to certain religions" (Abstract, RSC/ReligionsWG/2023/1).

RDA Examples Working Group: Call for Interest 13 June 2023

Are you a cataloging instructor, trainer or author with experience in finding examples to show the way RDA guidelines can be applied? Would you like to meet with others working to educate the cataloging community? Would you be willing to contribute some of your examples to the text of Official RDA?