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Join NISO/DCMI for our joint April webinar

--Webinar: Deployment of RDA (Resource Description and Access) Cataloging
and its Expression as Linked Data
--Date: April 24, 2013
--Time: 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. (Eastern Time - UTC 17:00:00) (World Clock:
--Event webpage:



A seminar at the British Library in April 2012 marked the fifth anniversary
of a 2007 meeting at which representatives of the Dublin Core, Semantic
Web, and RDA communities jointly recommended that the then-draft cataloging
standard RDA be provided in the form of vocabularies and application
profiles usable for Linked Data.

One year after this anniversary meeting and one year closer to the general
deployment of RDA in libraries, this webinar will take stock of progress
towards developing application profiles based on RDA and discuss the
practicalities of exposing RDA-based data in the Linked Data cloud.


Alan Danskin, Metadata Standards Manager at The British Library, where he
has worked in various capacities since 1987, including implementation of
MARC 21.  He currently represents the library on the Joint Steering
Committee for the Development of RDA (Resource Description and Access) for
which he until recently served as chair. He has served as chair of the
Cataloguing & Indexing Group of the Chartered Institute of Library and
Information Professionals and is a member of the Book Industry
Communication Bibliographic Standards Group.

Registration closes one hour before the webinar begins.

For more information and to register, visit the event webpage: