The RDA (Resource Description and Access) Vocabularies

This page provides quick links for the Registered RDA Element Sets and Value Vocabularies.
Each set of elements or vocabulary concepts has a link to the general description as well as a link to a list of elements or concepts.

The latest version of the Element Sets can be found at www.rdaregistry.info

RDA Element Sets (Deprecated!)

FRBR Entities for RDAnote Element list (14) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Group 1 Elementsnote Element list (466) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Group 2 Elementsnote Element list (59) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Group 3 Elements Element list (16) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Relationships for Works, Expressions, Manifestations, Items Element list (508) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Roles Element list (250) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed

RDA Vocabularies

RDA Applied Materialnote Concept list (14) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Aspect Ratio Concept list (3) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom Published
RDA Base Material Concept list (24) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Base Material for Microfilm, Microfiche, Photographic Film, and Motion Picture Film Concept list (6) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Book Format Concept list (9) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom Published
RDA Broadcast Standardnote Concept list (4) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Carrier Type Concept list (54) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom Published
RDA Chorusesnote Concept list (5) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA colournote Concept list (3) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Colour of Moving Images Concept list (5) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Colour of Still Imagenote Concept list (6) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Colour of Three-Dimensional Form Concept list (1) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Configuration of Playback Channelsnote Concept list (4) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Content Type Concept list (23) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom Published
RDA Conventional Collective Title Concept list (8) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom Published
RDA Digital Representation of Cartographic Contentnote Concept list (8) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Emulsion on Microfilm and Microfiche Concept list (4) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Encoding Format Concept list (50) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Extent Concept list (92) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Extent of Cartographic Resource Concept list (18) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Extent of Notated Music Concept list (22) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Extent of Still Image Concept list (32) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Extent of Text Concept list (16) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Extent of Three-dimensional Form Concept list (11) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA File Typenote Concept list (6) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Font Size Concept list (2) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom Published
RDA Font Size [duplicate to be deleted] Concept list (0) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Form of Musical Notation Concept list (10) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom Published
RDA Form of Notated Movement Concept list (9) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom Published
RDA Form of Tactile Notation Concept list (7) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom Published
RDA Format of Notated Music Concept list (11) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom Published
RDA Frequency Concept list (16) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom Published
RDA Gender Concept list (3) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom Published
RDA Generation for Microformnote Concept list (4) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Generation for Motion Picturenote Concept list (5) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Generation for Videotapenote Concept list (3) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Generation of Audio Recording Concept list (6) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Generation of Digital Resourcenote Concept list (3) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Groove Pitch of an Analog Cylinder Concept list (2) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom Published
RDA Groove Width of an Analog Disc Concept list (2) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom Published
RDA Groups of Books in the Bible [to be deleted]note Concept list (0) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Groups of Instruments [duplicate to be deleted]note Concept list (0) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Illustrative Contentnote Concept list (15) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Instrumental Music for Orchestra, String Orchestra, or Bandnote Concept list (3) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Layoutnote Concept list (2) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Layout of Cartographic Images Concept list (2) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom Published
RDA Layout of Tactile Musical Notation Concept list (12) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Media Type Concept list (8) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom Published
RDA Medium of Performance Concept list (43) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Mode of Issuance Concept list (4) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom Published
RDA Other Distinguishing Characteristic of the Expression Concept list (1) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Other Distinguishing Characteristic of the Expression of a Legal Work Concept list (1) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom Published
RDA Other Distinguishing Characteristics of the Expression of a Musical Work Concept list (10) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Other Distinguishing Characteristics of the Expression of a Religious Work Concept list (3) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Polarity Concept list (3) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom Published
RDA Presentation Formatnote Concept list (12) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Production Methodnote Concept list (13) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Production Method for Manuscripts Concept list (9) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Production Method for Tactile Resource Concept list (4) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom Published
RDA Recording Mediumnote Concept list (3) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Reduction Ratio Concept list (5) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom Published
RDA Scale Concept list (4) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom Published
RDA Solo Voicesnote Concept list (9) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Sound Content Concept list (2) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom Published
RDA Special Playback Characteristicsnote Concept list (9) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Standard Combinations of Instrumentsnote Concept list (11) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Status of Identification Concept list (3) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom Published
RDA Track Configurationnote Concept list (2) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Type of Recordingnote Concept list (2) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed
RDA Video Formatnote Concept list (15) RDF/XML RDF/XML  Feed-icon rss2  rss1 atom New-Proposed