Library Skill Sets - RDA (Resource Description and Access) Overview
RDA (Resource Description and Access) is the new cataloguing standard replacing AACR2 in 2013. The National Library of Australia is implementing RDA in the second quarter of 2013. This workshop is designed for all library and information workers, to provide an overview of the new standard, and will include practical activities to aid the understanding of RDA concepts and their implementation in libraries.
You should be working in a library, or currently studying a library qualification.
Costs & Fees
Fee $ 145.00
How to Enrol
Where enrolment is available online via the web, simply press the ‘Enrol’ button below. If enrolment is not available online, or, if you would prefer to enrol via phone, fax or in person, simply telephone us with your credit card details, or download and fax or mail your completed application form.
Enrol offline: download application form
Term 2 2013
|LS014 23F||17 Jun||17 Jun||9.30am - 12.30pm||1||CA1|
Term 3 2013
|LS014 37M||22 Jul||22 Jul||9.30am - 12.30pm||1||CA1|
|LS014 37N||2 Sep||2 Sep||9.30am - 12.30pm||1||CA1|
Term 4 2013
|LS014 47H||7 Oct||7 Oct||9.30am - 12.30pm||1||CA1|
|LS014 47I||11 Nov||11 Nov||9.30am - 12.30pm||1||CA1|
Dates in future terms will be shown closer to the beginning of those terms. Please check back later.
- What is RDA
- Why RDA?
- Impact on patrons, searching and catalogues
- FRBR, FRAD
- RDA toolkit
At the end of this session you will have a basic understanding of RDA and its concepts. You will be aware of the impact RDA will have on information discovery, and what this implies for the future of library and information services.
Course withdrawal & refunds: Fee refunds will only be issued if a course withdrawal request is received at least four (4) working days prior to the date of course commencement. A $55 administration fee will be charged. No refunds will be issued for withdrawal requests received after this time.
Course transfers: Students wishing to transfer to a future start date of the same course will be accepted if a request is received at least four (4) working days prior to the date of course commencement, and providing a suitable future course offering is available.
Course cancellation by the Institute: Where a course is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, a full refund will be issued.
Processing of refunds takes a minimum of fifteen (15) working days. All refunds will be made directly to the payee, and will be mailed to the payee’s address as shown on the application form. For online/web-based fee payments made via credit card, refunds will only be made to the payee’s credit card as was used for the original fee payment.