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.



2015 TBS, Inc. Technical Services Award Winner

Congratulations to Brooke Sievers, Addison 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


Forum resources

Forum Bylaws

Meeting Minutes


Forum Leadership

  1. Timothy Longo Timothy Longo, Manager Evanston Public Library
  2. Veronica De Fazio Veronica De Fazio, Board liaison Head of Youth Services at Plainfield Public Library District

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