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Please note: These resources are used by the staff of SU Libraries on weekdays during business hours. In order to avoid reaching the maximum number of simultaneous users, please use these as possible during off-peak times (evenings and weekends). Also, when you are finished with RDA Toolkit each time, please log out instead of closing the browser window.
Start with Cataloger's Desktop:
Enter the login information you received for this resource. You will be prompted to change your password the first time you log in.
Connecting to Classification Web:
To set up Classification Web to auto-login, click Contents on the upper left corner and select Classification Web. Then click on the Auto Login menu link at the bottom of the middle pane.
The Classification Web interface runs on Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Safari.
Please note that RDA Toolkit has 2 versions: the Official, current version; and the Original, older version. The instructions to access are different for each version.
Start at RDA Toolkit. Once you click this link, you will be prompted to authenticate with your SU NetID. Once you login, you will be directed to the RDA Toolkit landing page.
To create a profile:
Click "Help" in the upper right of the RDA Toolkit landing page for more information on getting started with RDA Toolkit, search strategies, and more.
Enter your SU NetID at the prompt.
To access this version, you must create a profile. To do so, click on the create profile icon located on the upper right of the page.
The Library of Congress Classification is available in print and online. The print volumes are located in the Government Documents section on the 3rd floor of Bird Library.
All volumes start with the call number LC 26.9.