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RDA or not -- here we come!

  • 21 Oct 2011
  • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Washington Research Library Consortium, 901 Commerce Dr., Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
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  • (ends 9/23/11; includes annual membership fee)

Registration fee includes PTPL membership, conference, continental breakfast, and lunch.
Please note the registration deadlines below.
Registration is closed

RDA or Not -- Here We Come!

Join us to hear the latest on RDA, the three U.S. national libraries' decision to implement or not, and potential impact considerations.  Additional information on speakers, schedule, travel, and accommodations can be found here: PTPL 87th Annual Meeting


Christopher Cronin; Director of Metadata and Cataloging Services; Joseph Regenstein Library; University of Chicago

Erin Stalberg; Head, Metadata and Cataloging Services, North Carolina State University Libraries

Beacher Wiggins; Director, Acquisitions & Bibliographic Access; Co-Chair, US National Libraries RDA Test Steering Committee; Library of Congress

Glenn Patton; Director, WorldCat Quality Management; OCLC

ILS Vendor Panel

Ex Libris
Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Additional Information:

Washington Research Library Consortium is located about 30 miles outside of Washington, DC in Prince George's County, Maryland, between Bowie and Upper Marlboro.

For driving directions please see:

Parking is being made available next door to WRLC in the Nordstrom's parking lot at 839 Commerce Drive parking lot.  There will be signs directing you to the parking lot.  From there, WRLC is a short walk to the East at 901 Commerce Drive.

For Metro riders:

Take the Orange Line to the New Carrollton Metro station.  Once you arrive at the station, exit to your right -- the Route 50 exit.  DO NOT take the Route 450 exit.  There will be a shuttle bus with a PTPL sign in the window.  Tell the driver you are with PTPL.  The shuttle will arrive at the New Carrollton Metro station Friday, Oct. 21 at 7:30am and leave the station for WRLC at approximately 7:55am.  There will be a second shuttle arriving at the New Carrollton Metro station at approximately 8:30am (or later, depending on traffic).  It will leave New Carrollton at approximately 8:40am.

There will be a shuttle leaving WRLC for the New Carrollton Metro station at 4:00pm at the conclusion of the afternoon tour of WRLC.  This will be the only shuttle in the afternoon.
Refunds: PTPL's refund policy can be found here.
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