The Co-Publishers of the RDA Toolkit (American Library Association, Canadian Library Association, and CILIP—through its publishing imprint, Facet Publishing) are delighted to announce that the RDA Toolkit is going live Wednesday, June 23. If you have already signed up for free open access, you will receive an email with your login information. For institutional access, an email with login information will be sent to the email address provided during sign-up.
As you use the RDA Toolkit, you'll notice ongoing improvements and additions. We look forward to your feedback. RDA Toolkit highlights to try:
•RDA instructions that are searchable and browseable
•AACR2 Rule Number Search of RDA instructions
•Workflows, mappings: tools to customize the RDA instruction set to support organizational training and processes
•Two views of RDA content—by table of contents and by element set
•Full text of AACR2
If you or your institution haven't yet signed up for free open access through August 31, 2010, please visit www.rdatoolkit.org/openaccess.
Sign up at www.rdatoolkit.org/rdalist to receive information about free trials, special introductory offers (double-user offer for site license subscriptions through August 31, 2011!), webinars, product updates, and more.
Bookmark the informational website www.rdatoolkit.org where you can access webinar archives, an RDA training calendar, presenter/trainer materials, pricing in the major currencies, and more.
If you need to process a subscription before the electronic order form and payment gateway go live in the next few weeks, please contact us via the RDA Toolkit Support Center at www.rdatoolkit.org/support so we can process your order. You will not pay for any part of your subscription that falls within the open-access period; we will extend all subscriptions through at least August 31, 2011.
And if you're attending ALA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., visit us in the exhibits at booth #2605 for a demo, to chat with ALA Digital Reference Publisher Troy Linker and other staff, and to review an early sample of the print RDA Instructions.