Please note that the correct date for this webinar is October 31, 2012. October 21 in the subject line of the original posting was a typo.
My sincere apologies for any confusion this may have caused. 


ALCTS webinar: RDA for the Non-Cataloger: What’s In It For You?
Date: October 31, 2012

All webinars are one hour in length and begin at 11am Pacific, noon
Mountain, 1pm Central, and 2pm Eastern time.

Description: Many libraries will be implementing RDA (Resource
Description & Access) early in 2013. What will this mean for technical
services and other library staff? How are RDA records different from
AACR2 records? This webinar will provide a general overview of the
changes in RDA, particularly those affecting staff in technical services
and those noticeable in the OPAC. No knowledge of current cataloging
standards or MARC required! While this webinar will not teach how to
catalog with RDA, it will be a useful foundation for catalogers new to
RDA as well as other library staff and administrators.

Who should attend? Technical services staff, public services staff,

Presenter: Lori Robare is Head of the Monographic Cataloging Team at the
University of Oregon Libraries. She recently served as Chair of the
ALA/ALCTS Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access and has
previously served as chair of the ALA/ALCTS Subject Analysis Committee.
She has presented frequently on RDA to both specialized and general


Single Webinar Registration Fees:  $39 ALCTS Member; $49 Non-member; $39
International; $99 Group (a group of people that will watch it together).
Check the ALCTS Web site for discount pricing for the entire RDA webinar

For additional information and access to registrations links, please see
the following website:

ALCTS webinars are recorded and registrants receive a link to the
recording shortly following the live event.

For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling
1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email For all other
questions or comments related to the webinars, contact Julie Reese,
ALCTS Events Manager at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5034 or

Posted on behalf of the ALCTS Continuing Education Committee.
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