The New and Official RDA Toolkit: A Practical Approach

Friday, June 24, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Washington Convention Center, Room 102BALA Annual 2022


Thomas Brenndorfer, Kathy Glennan, Robert L. Maxwell, and Melanie Polutta


*Laptop Required

This half-day preconference will combine presentations with hands on practice sessions and help participants to have both a comprehensive understanding of RDA and a hands-on practice by using RDA Toolkit and related tools, including LC-PCC Policy Statements and MGD. 

The following topics will be covered:

  • Background of RDA, including why we need a new version
  • Demonstrations and instruction on navigating the official RDA Toolkit
  • Description and demonstration of other tools, specifically the LC-PCC Policy Statements and Metadata Guidance Documentation
  • Hands on session may include specific examples of different types of materials, including tangible resources and online resources, covering monograph, serial, geographic map, multimedia, etc. 
  • Q&A and sharing useful guidance/tools/tips


Division Member: $119.00 advanced | $119.00 standard | $169.00 onsite
ALA Member: $149.00 advanced | $149.00 standard | $199.00 onsite
Non-member: $199.00 advance | $199.00 standard | $249.00 onsite
Other Member: $149.00 advance | $149.00 standard | $199.00 onsite