I will be happy to summarize any results I get from my students for this

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-----Original Message-----
From: Cheryl Boettcher Tarsala [mailto:[log in to unmask]] 
Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2006 2:07 PM
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Subject: Re: RDA discussion at ALISE

>Dear colleagues,
>As you may know, a draft of Part I of RDA: Resource Description and 
>Access became available for comments recently. JSC has organized a 
>focus group during the ALA-Midwinter meeting for LIS educators to 
>respond to RDA. Since not all LIS educators will be able to attend that

>event, Gertrude and I would like to invite LIS educators to meet at 
>ALISE to discuss RDA. If you can, please join us for a discussion from 
>5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17. We will meet at 5:30 p.m. by the

>ALISE registration desk first. We will record the group's comments and 
>suggestions and send Marjorie Bloss, the manager of the RDA project, 
>our notes.

Could these notes also be made available to members of the Educat list
in some way?

Also, replaying to Diane Boehr on a similar topic: very interesting idea
of asking students to respond to RDA. I am pondering whether it would
work in my course. Would you be able to summarize their reactions
briefly for our benefit or discuss how the students reacted to the

Cheryl Boettcher Tarsala
Adjunct Assistant Professor
LEEP Program, Graduate School of Library and Information Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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The views expressed here are my own and not those of UIUC or GSLIS.