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In the Company of My Peers: Implementation of RDA in Canada

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posted on 2021-09-14, 17:16 authored by Emma Cross, Susan Andrews, Trina GroverTrina Grover, Christine Oliver, Pat Riva
Describes the progress made toward implementing Resource Description and Access (RDA) in libraries across Canada, as of Fall 2013. Differences in the training experiences in the English-speaking cataloging communities and French-speaking cataloging communities are discussed. Preliminary results of a survey of implementation in English-Canadian libraries are included as well as a summary of the support provided for French-Canadian libraries. Data analysis includes an examination of the rate of adoption in Canada by region and by sector. Challenges in RDA training delivery in a Canadian context are identified, as well as opportunities for improvement and expansion of RDA training in the future.