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RSC January Meeting Minutes and Other Documents 19 February 2024

The RSC is happy to inform you that we've published the following documents and archived them to the institutional repository:

Annual Report and Action Plan published 5 February 2024

The RSC thanks everyone who attended the Public Session of the January 2024 Meeting last Tuesday. We really appreciated your questions, comments and suggestions.

Public Session of the RSC Meeting on 30 January 2024 (online) 11 January 2024

Renate Behrens (RSC Chair) and the rest of the RDA Steering Committee are pleased to invite observers to the Public Session of the RSC Meeting on 30 January 2024 (online).

The agenda of the full meeting (RSC/Agenda/444-455) is available as a pdf (RSC website | ALAIR), with details of the Public Session on page 3.

New RDA Examples Editor Appointed 5 January 2024

Following a very successful recruitment process, the RDA Steering Committee (RSC) is delighted to announce the appointment of Jessica Grzegorski to follow Honor Moody as RDA Examples Editor.

Jessica Grzegorski is Head of Cataloging at the Newberry Library in Chicago. She is well-known in the rare books community, having served on the RBMS RDA Editorial Group, which publishes and maintains Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (RDA Edition) (DCRMR) and the RBMS Policy Statements, since 2019.

Charlene Chou Begins Second Term as Wider Community Engagement Officer 4 January 2024

The RDA Steering Committee (RSC) is pleased to announce that Charlene Chou has accepted an offer to continue in her role as its Wider Community Engagement Officer (WCEO), and has been re-appointed for a further term until December 2025.

Starting 2024 with a Permanent RSC Education and Orientation Officer 4 January 2024

The RDA Steering Committee is pleased to announce that its Education and Orientation Officer role has been approved by the RDA Board to become a permanent position on the RSC after a two-year co-option. Elisa Sze, who has been serving in this role, has agreed to extend her term through to December 2025.

Just Published: RSC/Minutes/413-443 (October 2023) 2 January 2024

The minutes from our October Meeting (including the public session) are available on the RSC website and (with a stable URI) on ALAIR. Alongside summaries of the discussions around proposals (RSC/PlacesWG/2023/2 - Revision of Corporate Body: jurisdiction governed and Place: jurisdiction of; RSC/ReligionsWG/2023/2 - Proposal to Revise Term of Rank or Honour or Office) there are annual reports from RSC position holders, the RDA Board, ALA Digital Reference, EURIG, NARDAC and ORDAC.

Call for Host Institution for RSC Meeting in November 2024 18 December 2023

At its meeting in October, the RDA Steering Committee (RSC) confirmed the dates of its meetings for 2024 as follows:

29 January to 1 February 2024, asynchronously, with an online Public Session on 30 January, 9-11pm CET.

15-18 April 2024, asynchronously, with an online Public Session on 16 April, 9-11pm CEST.

15-18 July 2024, asynchronously, with an online Public Session on 16 July, 9-11pm CEST.

11-15 November 2024, with date of Public Session to be agreed with host institution.

A Warm Welcome in Austria - Slides Available from Today's Training Event 16 October 2023

The RSC would like to thank our hosts, Die Österreichische Bibliothekenverbund und Service GMBH (ÖBVSG), for a warm welcome to Vienna, and especially to thank the attendees and speakers at today's training event, RDA: Think Globally, Act Locally.

Papers available for the Public Session of the October Meeting of the RDA Steering Committee 3 October 2023

On 17 October, the RSC will be delighted to welcome registered observers to its public session. Having previously published the agenda, we are pleased today to publish the papers as follows: