RDA Toolkit Release - August 11, 2015

A new release of RDA Toolkit was published on August 11, 2015. Releases typically contain updates to content and metadata, enhancements to RDA Toolkit functionality, and fixes to existing bugs. You can subscribe to our RSS development feed to get notification of releases.

The details of the August release follow.

Content Updates

The release contained corrections and Fast Track changes from the JSC. Details on these August changes are available in 6/JSC/Sec/16 on the JSC site.

The release also included revisions to the French and German versions of RDA. Revisions to the German language translation bring it in line with the English-language RDA as of the April 2015 release. Details of French translation revisions for the August release are here.The release also included updates to the MARC/RDA bibliographic and authority mappings.

The release included changes to Library of Congress-Program for Cooperative Cataloging Policy Statements (LC-PCC PS), British Library Policy Statements, and Music Library Association Best Practices (MLA BP), as well as policy statements from Committee for Library Standards for the application of RDA in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, known as Anwendungsrichtlinien (D-A-CH AWRs). A complete list of the revised LC-PCC PSs is available on the Library of Congress website.

Development Updates

There were no significant development updates for this release.