News and Announcements


December 14, 2015
Library and Archives Canada releases two revised classification schedules


September 1, 2013
Library and Archives Canada (LAC) implemented the cataloguing standard, Resource Description and Access (RDA), in 2013. Material received before the implementation of RDA may be described according to the former standard, Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules 2 (AACR2). Libraries are welcome to continue submitting AACR2 and RDA records to the National Union Catalogue in AMICUS.
July 18, 2013
Library and Archives Canada implemented the 23rd edition of Dewey Decimal Classification.


January 2, 2012
RDA: Resource Description and Access Frequently Asked Questions


August 2, 2011
Name headings for government-designated parks and forests


September 13, 2010
Implementation of new MARC 21 data elements
June 1, 2010
New address: MARC Standards
April 30, 2010
MARC 21 Records Derived from Publisher-Created Metadata
January 2, 2010
Policy on Levels of Cataloguing Treatment for Publications Acquired by LAC (revised)


Archived News and Announcements - pre 2010

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