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Translations Team Liaison Officer-Elect appointed 4 November 2022

The RDA Steering Committee (RSC) is pleased to announce that Szabolcs Dancs will succeed Daniel Paradis as the Translations Team Liaison Officer and chair of the RSC's Translations Working Group.

Szabolcs’s appointment in the -Elect role began in mid-October and is effective through 31 December 2022. He will then begin a two-year term as the Liaison Officer, from January 2023 through December 2024.

Szabolcs kindly provided the following information:

RDA in Europe 2022 27 October 2022

EURIG has announced the programme for this year's RDA in Europe event.

November 17th, 10:00-17:00 CET (online)

Attending the event is free but registration is required at the following link: https://delegia.com/rdaineurope2022.

Programme and further details are available here.

Community Resources Plan 26 October 2022

After discussions with the RSC regarding the Community Resources (CR) area of RDA Toolkit, a plan has been established to address CR structure and services.

You can read it in the pdf here. It is also available on the RDA Toolkit News & Information page.

Agenda for October 2022 RSC Meeting Available 26 September 2022

The public agenda for the October 2022 asynchronous meeting of the RDA Steering Committee (RSC) meeting is now available.

Because three proposals will be discussed, a Zoom call open to observers has been scheduled for Thursday 20 October (Friday in Oceania) at 1900 UTC/GMT. It will be a two hour call. The RSC offers apologies to those for whom this is an inconvenient time; as an international body, the group rotates calls throughout time zones to share the burden of middle-of-the-night calls.

Proposal available for community review, and more 11 August 2022

A new proposal has been posted on the RSC website for community review.

This proposal -- RSC/RSCSecretary/2022/4 - Proposal to amend and clarify instructions in Manifestation “place of” elements -- will be discussed at the October 2022 RSC meeting.

RSC Secretary-Elect appointed 27 June 2022

The RSC is delighted to announce that Anne Welsh has been appointed to the position of RSC Secretary-Elect.

Based in the United Kingdom, Anne runs a consultancy business under the brand Beginning Cataloguing, where her work is split into three areas of activity: writing, consultancy and training. She wrote the core textbook used to teach cataloguing in the Anglophone cataloguing community, Practical Cataloguing (London: Facet; Chicago: Neal-Schuman, 2012) and is completing its follow-up, Practical Cataloguing in the Hybrid Environment (London: Facet; Chicago: Neal-Schuman, 2022).

Agenda for July 2022 RSC meeting available 17 June 2022

The public agenda for the July 2022 asynchronous meeting of the RDA Steering Committee (RSC) meeting is now available.

Because two proposals will be discussed, a Zoom call has been scheduled for 12 July at 1200 GMT/UTC which will be open to observers. It will be a two hour call. The RSC offers apologies to those for whom this is an inconvenient time; as an international body, the group rotates calls throughout time zones to share the burden of middle-of-the-night calls.

Proposal discussions at July RSC meeting 2 June 2022

As part of its July meeting, the RSC will hold a Zoom call on 12 July 2022 to discuss two proposals:

Proposal available for community review 16 May 2022

A new proposal has been posted on the RSC website for community review.

This proposal -- RSC/RSCSecretary/2022/3 - Proposal to adjust instructions in four “restriction on” elements in Manifestation and Item will be discussed at the October 2022 RSC meeting.

Three proposals available for community review 8 April 2022

Three proposals have been posted on the RSC website for community review.

Two will be discussed at the July asynchronous RSC meeting (11-14 July):

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