The Library of Congress (LC) announced today that they would move forward with full implementation of RDA: Resource Description and Access on March 31, 2013. LC cited the significant progress that has been made toward addressing the recommendations of the U.S. RDA Test Coordinating Committee report of June 2011, and the need for sufficient lead time to prepare staff for the switch to RDA cataloging as reasons for the timing of this decision. The U.S.
The first quarterly update from the U.S. RDA Test Coordinating Committee was released on January 16, 2012. Read the full announcement.