Photo: Satu Niininen, The National Library of Finland

Nordic RDA meeting 2019

NOTES of the meeting

Additional NOTES of the second meeting day


  • September 25: Helsinki, National Library of Finland, Universitetsgatan 1, Auditorium C221 (the second floor)
  • September 26: Helsinki, National Library of Finland, Universitetsgatan 1, Meeting room C222 (the second floor)

Time: September 25 and 26 from 09:30 to 16:30


  • Sweden: Katarina Synnermark, Olle Johansson
  • Denmark: Hanne Horl Hansen, Anders Cato
  • Norway: Frank Haugen
  • Island: Hallfridur Kristjansdottir, Kristín Lilja Björnsdóttir 
  • Finland: Marja-Liisa Seppälä, Tatja Pusa

Chair: Hanne Horl Hansen

Secretary: Anders Cato (1. day) + Olle Johansson (2. day)

Suggestion for procedure

  • One topic per session
  • Each session includes a short introduction (10-15 min) of the topic and then discussion (60 min)
  • Summary of the discussion could include the Nordic recommendations, policy statements, questions, comments to EURIG etc.

Agenda for September 25

09:00 Coffee/tea

09:30 3R status in each country / each country (10 min per country)

10:45 Break

11:00 Overall structure of the new RDA text and ideas to better usability / Hanne

12:15 Lunch

At the restaurant Bank

13:15 Translations issues (incl. partial translation issues) / Olle (partial translation) and Frank (full translation)

14:30 Coffee/tea break

15:00 Application profiles / Marja-Liisa

16:15 Summary of the discussions / Anders

16:30 End of the meeting

18.30 Dinner at the restaurant Shelter (address: Kanavaranta 7 / Kanalkajen 7)

Agenda for September 26

09:00 Coffee/tea

09:30 Aggregates and diachronic works / Hallfridur

10:45 Break + group photo

11:00 Data model issues: how to record timespan, place, nomen and discrepancies between RDA and BIBFRAME, authorized access points etc. / Katarina

12:15 Lunch

At the town hall restaurant 

13:15 Discussion of RDA based editor with Joonas Kylmälä

13:45 Data provenance and metadata work / Hanne

14:30 Coffee/tea break

14:45 Planning the workshop of aggregates: practical issues and APs

15:00 Summary of the discussions and further actions / Olle + all

16:00 End of the day

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