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1. Fundamentos RDA

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Documentos de aproximación a la norma RDA

RDA: Descripción y Acceso de Recursos - JSC (2005) RDA: antecedentes y aspectos de su implementación - Barbara Tillet (2009) Transición a RDA: preguntas frecuentes - LC (2011) De RCAA2 a RDA - Chris Oliver (2012) RDA: un código de catalogación para el entorno digital - Erika Castillo Sáez. RDA: preguntas frecuentes - JSC [Inglés] Understandably, many of you have asked questions about the new standard for resource description and access, RDA: Resource Description and Access.

We have attempted to capture a number of these questions and respond to them in the following FAQ. Given that RDA is a work in progress, we know there will be additional questions as it is developed. Consequently, we will add more questions to this list as the months go on. Table of contents 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 1. 1.1 What is RDA? RDA stands for “Resource Description and Access” and is the working title of the new standard that will be the successor to AACR2. 1.2 What happened to AACR3? In April 2005, the Joint Steering Committee for the Revision of AACR (JSC) and its parent organization, the Committee of Principals (CoP) determined from comments received on the revision of part I of AACR3 that they needed to change their approach. 1.3 Why did the name change to RDA - Resource Description and Access? 2. Yes. 3. 4. Yes. 5. 6. 7. Joint Steering Committee for Development of RDA [Inglés] Background RDA: Resource Description and Access was developed by JSC as part of its strategic plan (2005-2009) to replace the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, 2nd Edition Revised, which were first published in 1978.

RDA provides a set of guidelines and instructions on formulating data to support resource discovery. RDA provides a comprehensive set of guidelines and instructions covering all types of content and media. Details of how to subscribe to the RDA Toolkit can be found on the publisher’s website. For a brief summary of RDA see the RDA Brochure (PDF format). The text of the brochure is also available in the following languages: Arabic; Catalan; Chinese; German; French (Canada); French (France); Persian [Word format]; Polish; Portuguese; Russian; Spanish; Swedish; Turkish. Work on the new standard began in 2004, and in the same year the Committee of Principals for AACR (CoP) appointed Tom Delsey as the Editor.

JSC Aggregates Working Group (2015– ) Chair [not yet named] Adam L. 1.