RDA archaeology

This section contains tools for using older versions of RDA Vocabularies.

Change of original namespace

The RDA Registry namespace was changed from an original namespace used for initial development of the RDA elements sets and value vocabularies.

The following maps relate elements and concepts from the original namespace, now deprecated, to the current namespace. Note that elements and concepts may have subsequently been deprecated in turn.

3R Project

Many elements and concepts were changed during the RDA Toolkit Restructure and Redesign (3R) Project.

The following lists give elements and concepts that were deprecated.

The following documents give information on new, deprecated, and amended elements and concepts developed during 3R.


For frequently asked questions about RDA Registry archaeology, see Frequently Asked Questions (Archaeology).