[Please excuse cross-posting.]

The announcement below has been posted on the RSC website.  Also listed
below are the specific "Sec final" documents.

Regards, Judy Kuhagen
Secretary, RDA Steering Committee

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The final versions of the proposals approved by the RDA Steering Committee
during and after the November 2015 meeting have been posted on this
website. Access to these "Sec final" documents is available via the new
documents page (

The changes in RDA will not be in effect until they appear in the April
2016 Update of RDA Toolkit.

If you're interested in which instructions are affected by the approved
proposals, a table
<> is
available for your use. It lists the new, revised, and deleted instructions
and indicates where changes were made (in the instructions, examples,
and/or references). It also includes the document number; if you want to
read the background and justification for the changes, consult that
document series in the appropriate community section of the Documents page (

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-- 6JSC/ALA/37/Sec final  [Eliminating “Laws, etc.” as a conventional
collective title (RDA,, etc.)]
-- 6JSC/ALA/38/Sec final  [Create RDA 2.17.14, *Note on Identifier for the
-- 6JSC/ALA/39/Sec final  [Expand the scope of RDA 2.17.5, *Note on
Numbering of Serials*, and 2.17.11, *Note on Series Statement*]
-- 6JSC/ALA/42/Sec final  [Clarify *Sources of Information* for Statement
of Responsibility Relating to Title Proper (RDA, etc.)]
-- 6JSC/ALA/44/rev/UK rep follow up/Sec final  [now: Changes to
Production method terms]

-- 6JSC/BL/25/Sec final  [ Optional Addition]
-- 6JSC/BL/26/Sec final  [2.7 Production Statement: changing method of
-- 6JSC/BL/27/Sec final  [Appendix I Relationships for works issued over

-- 6JSC/CCC/16/Sec final  [Transcription of punctuation and symbols (1.7.3,
-- 6JSC/CCC/17/rev/Sec final  [Recording the Fuller Form of Name (]
-- 6JSC/CCC/18/rev/Sec final  [Recording numbering for a series (]

-- 6JSC/LC/32/rev/Sec final  [Revision to instructions for devised titles
in RDA]
-- 6JSC/LC/33/rev/Sec final  [Revision to instructions for Adaptations and
Revisions (]
-- 6JSC/LC/34/rev/Sec final  [Location of a conference, etc.]

-- 6JSC/MusicWG/10/rev/Sec final  [Revision of 6JSC/MusicWG/10, instruction
language for Part of a Larger Part (]
-- 6JSC/MusicWG/11/rev/Sec final  [Revisions to 6JSC/MusicWG/11,
Instructions for additions to access points representing musical works with
distinctive titles ( and]
-- 6JSC/MusicWG/12/rev/Sec final  [Revisions to 6JSC/MusicWG/12, Additions
to Access Points Representing Compilations of Musical Works (]
-- 6JSC/MusicWG/13/rev/Sec final  [Revisions to 6JSC/MusicWG/13, Numeric
Designation of a Musical Work (6.16)]
-- 6JSC/MusicWG/15/Sec final  [Finnish Music Group proposed revisions for
recording preferred titles of musical works]
-- 6JSC/MusicWG/16/rev/Sec final  [Finnish Music Group proposed revisions
for recording preferred titles of parts of musical works identified by both
a number and a title (]