Linked and open data: RDA and bibliographic control

  title={Linked and open data: RDA and bibliographic control},
  author={Alan Danskin},
RDA: Resource Description and Access, is a new cataloguing standard which will replace the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, 2nd edition, which has been widely used in libraries since 1981. RDA, like AACR2, is a content standard providing guidance and instruction on how to identify and record attributes or properties of resources which are significant for discovery. RDA is also an implementation of the FRBR and FRAD models. The RDA element set and vocabularies are being published on the Open… 

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Linked and open data : RDA and bibliographic control ”

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