The RDA Steering Committee is pleased to announce that Elisa Sze has
been appointed to the position of Education and Orientation Officer.
Education and Training Officer facilitates effective RDA instruction
relating to the official Toolkit and encourages and supports communities
in their transition to the official Toolkit.
position has a one-year term beginning January 1, 2022, with the
possibility of one renewal upon mutual agreement. Elisa will join the
RSC effective immediately to start orientation prior to the beginning of
Elisa Sze is a metadata librarian at the University of
Toronto Libraries (UTL), where she oversees the central library's
English language cataloguing and co-chairs the Metadata Management
Functional Team. In addition to her appointment with UTL, she is a
sessional instructor at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of
Information (iSchool), where she teaches a cataloguing course for its
ALA-accredited Master of Information program.
interests revolve around technical services planning and Canadian
library history. She has co-authored articles in Cataloging &
Classification Quarterly and a book chapter in the forthcoming
publication Transforming Technical Services through Training and
Development (ALA Editions). Her archival research paper on settlement
house libraries in Toronto will be published in volume 56, issue 3 of
Information & Culture (University of Texas Press).
Elisa has a
Master of Information Studies degree and Honours Bachelor of Arts
degree from the University of Toronto, and an Associate Diploma from the
Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto.
Best -- Linda
Secretary, RDA Steering Committee