Resources & Technical Services Forum (RTSF)

Focuses on the development, design, application, and integration of various technologies to improve access to and delivery of information to libraries.



2017 TBS, Inc. Technical Services Award Winner

Congratulations Jennifer Fredericks, Downers Grove Public Library
Previous winners


RDA—It's not Armageddon: A Practical Guide to Using the New Cataloging Code

Sponsored by Mentranet (formerly the Illinois OCLC Users Group) and ILA, this workshop provided step-by-step basics with MARC examples for cataloging books, audiovisual, and electronic resources using RDA. 

Workshop videos

RDA Workshop Part 1

RDA Workshop Part 2

RDA Workshop Part 3

RDA Workshop Part 4

RDA Workshop Part 5

Workshop Handouts


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Forum Bylaws

Meeting Minutes


Forum Leadership

  1. Lindsay Braddy Lindsay Braddy, Manager Skokie Public Library
  2. Kate Kite Kate Kite, Board liaison Research and Instruction Librarian - Teen Services at Six Mile Regional Library District

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