Joint Steering Committee for Development of RDA (JSC)

What is Joint Steering Committee for Development of RDA (JSC)?

Joint Steering Committee for Development of RDA (JSC) meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

The committee responsible for developing and maintaining Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules for the construction of catalogs and other lists in general libraries of all sizes, covering the description of, and provision of access points for, all library materials commonly collected. Its members are the American Library Association (ALA), the Australian Committee on Cataloguing (ACOC), the British Library, the Canadian Committee on Cataloguing (CCC), the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP), and the Library of Congress. In 2004, the JSC began working on a new code, RDA: Resource Description and Access, to replace the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules (2nd Edition Revised) first published in 1978. A full draft of RDA was issued in November 2008. JSC discussed the responses to the full draft at its meeting in April 2009, and the revisedtext was delivered to the publishers in June 2009. RDA was published in the RDA Toolkit in June 2010. Click here to connect to the homepage of the JSC.


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