RDA Recommended Checklist
____Read What is FRBR?
A concise introduction to the FRBR model by Barbara Tillet, Library of Congress (pdf, 7 p.).
____Watch FRBR as Foundation to RDA
Presented by Robert Maxwell (author of FRBR: a guide for the perplexed), this free ALCTS webinar covers the basics of FRBR as a theoretical foundations of RDA (1 hour).
Powerpoint presentation explaining the history of FRBR and FRAD and the organization of RDA.
____Do FRBR Terminology Quiz
This online quiz is part of Module 1 of LC’s Training for RDA, uses Adobe “Captivate” software and requires Adobe Flash Player.
____Read Conversion of the LC/NACO Authority File to RDA by Adam L. Schiff (University of Washington) 2012 Powerpoint presentation (slides from the February 2013 CAUT meeting).
____Read Changes from AACR2 to RDA: a Comparison of Examples Part 2: Access Points by Adam L. Schiff (University of Washington)
____Watch Changes from AACR2 to RDA Part 2 by Adam L. Schiff (University of Washington) 2010 webcast with slides and examples highlighting the changes in Authorities.
____Watch Introduction to RDA - presented by Robert Ellett.
This free ALCTS introductory webcast highlights the differences between the current cataloging rules (AACR2) and RDA (1 hour).
Powerpoint presentations, with speaker notes, quiz and answers, providing an overview of RDA. (ppt, 58 slides + quiz)
____Read Changes from AACR2 to RDA: A Comparison of Examples by Adam L. Schiff
Excellent Powerpoint presentation that clearly explains and demonstrates the changes from AACR2 to RDA using the MARC format. (ppt, 100 slides)
___Watch AACR2 to RDA Using the RDA Toolkit – presented by Troy Linker, ALA Publishing.
Covers the organization and functions of RDA Toolkit.
A useful introduction and guide to using RDA Toolkit; updated on a monthly basis.