The Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access (CC:DA) is the body within the American Library Association responsible
for developing official ALA positions on additions to and revisions to RDA: Resource Description and Access.
A thorough introduction to CC:DA and its work is available in the pamphlet,
Building International Descriptive Cataloging Standards:
The Role of the American Library Association’s Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access.
The Committee consists of nine voting members, two interns, five ex-officio representatives,
and approximately 30 non-voting liaisons from ALA units and from non-ALA organizations
with an interest in issues of descriptive cataloging.
The current Chair of the Committee is Peter J. Rolla.