May is for RDA – An Introduction to RDA for Cataloguers , 7th May, Edinburgh

CIG Scotland is delighted to announce an Introduction to RDA seminar taking place in Edinburgh in May.

The seminar will provide a practical introduction to RDA for cataloguers, covering the history and development of the standard, exploration of the RDA Toolkit, RDA’s relationship to AACR2 and MARC 21, and with an emphasis on worked examples and practical information.

The seminar will be led by Jenny Wright, Training & Development Manager at Bibliographic Data Services Limited (BDS).  Jenny has extensive experience of training cataloguers in RDA.

Attendance will benefit cataloguers and metadata professionals seeking a practical introduction to RDA, and those responsible for implementing the standard.

Seminar details

  • Date: Thursday 7th May
  • Time: 10am-4pm
  • Venue: National Library of Scotland Board Room, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EW
  • Cost: £60 for CIG/CIGS members, £72 for non-members.  VAT is included in the cost.

A sandwich lunch will be provided.

Directions are available at:


To book a place, please send the following details to Paul Cunnea, CIGS Secretary, at

  • Your name         
  • Institution          
  • Invoice address (or state that you will pay on the day)        
  • Are you a CIG/CIGS member?   
  • Special dietary requirements     

Please note that invoices will be issued after the event, and late cancellations will be charged at full price.  For enquiries regarding purchase orders or invoicing please contact CIGS Treasurer Ann Cameron at

We look forward to seeing you in May – and look out for other RDA events in May!


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