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Dear Paul:

Thank you for letting us know, Paul.
We will schedule a time when the three of us cataloguers can do this soon.

Best and thanks very much again,
~Allison

> Hi Allison (and Amy!),
>
> The PCC Standing Committee on Training (SCT) and the RDA Series 
> Training Task Group are making the RDA in NACO Series "Bridge" 
> training materials available now for general PCC use.
>
> The task group has a monumental charge-- not only is it charged to 
> create these RDA in NACO Series "Bridge" training materials (that is 
> the task group's first deliverable); the group is also creating 
> complete "ground-up" series training for those new to series work, and 
> with no AACR2 experience; and, finally, the group is working with PCC 
> series policies. In among all of that, the group has even begun to 
> work on RDA series review guidelines. But those guidelines are not 
> quite in place. Still, the SCT and the task group did not want to hold 
> off on posting the "Bridge" training materials, since there is such a 
> big interest in them.
>
> For now, I suggest you treat the RDA in NACO "Bridge" training 
> materials informally as additional RDA PCC training, and watch for 
> announcements about a more formal review process in the near future.
>
> Amy, I think PCC NACO training will be delivered as online learning 
> more and more in the future, but there is no moratorium on the 
> traditional face-to-face training. In fact, I anticipate some 
> traditional classroom training once the RDA NACO Training Task Group 
> <http://www.loc.gov/aba/pcc/sct/documents/RDANACOTrainingTaskForceCharge_Final.docm> 
> (yes, another RDA task group!) completes its work in February 2013.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Paul
>
> Paul Frank
>
> Cooperative Programs Section
>
> Cooperative and Instructional Programs Division
>
> Library of Congress
>
> 101 Independence Ave., SE
>
> Washington, DC 20540-4230
>
> 202-707-1570
>
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>
>

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Allison Rich
Rare Materials Cataloguer
ESTC Contributor
NACO Coordinator

John Carter Brown Library
Providence, Rhode Island
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