Joint Steering Committee for Development of RDA
RDA: Resource Description and Access

Full draft of RDA

Drafts and proposals are not an official part of RDA until they have received final approval from JSC and have been formally published.

The Full draft of RDA is now available in PDF format from:

For background information, see the Cover letter [PDF format]

The comment period closed on 2 February 2009, see the responses

The JSC have set up a workspace to record typographical errors, errors in cross-references, etc. in the full draft:

The cover letter of the draft refers to a number of JSC documents. Links have been provided below (PDF format):

  • 5JSC/LC/12/LC follow-up (Proposed revision of RDA chap. 6, Additional instructions for musical works and expressions)
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