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ALA 2000 Chicago - ALCTS SS Committee to Study Serials CatalogingMeeting - Monday, July 10 -- Sally C. Tseng Stephen D. Clark 28 Jun 2000 12:39 UTC

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Subject: ALA 2000 Chicago - ALCTS SS Committee to Study Serials
CatalogingMeeting - Monday, July 10
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2000 00:07:29 -0700
From: "Sally C. Tseng" <>

Dear Colleagues:

You are cordially invited to attend the ALCTS Serials Section, Committee
to Study Serials Cataloging (CSSC) meeting to be held at the Hyatt
Chicago, Grand Ballroom D, (ALA Headquarters Hotel in Downtown Chicago),
on Monday, July 10, 2000, 2:00-4:00 pm, during the ALA Annual Conference
in Chicago.

CSSC has been an excellent sounding forum in the past few years on AACR
and seriality.  We appreciate your participation.  We plan to provide
you the latest development in serials cataloging and to solicit your
comments and suggestions on rule revision.


2000 ALA Midwinter Conference in Chicago
ALCTS Serials Section, Committee to Study Serials Cataloging (CSSC)

Date:           Monday, July 10, 2000, 2:00-4:00 pm
Location:       Hyatt Regency Chicago, Grand Ballroom D
                (ALA Headquarters Hotel in Downtown Chicago)


I.      Welcome and Introduction of CSSC Members

II.     Reports and Major Topics for Discussion:

a.      Report from CC:DA - Carolynne Myall, Head, Collection
Services, East Washington University

b.      Report from MARBI - Mary Grenci, Serials Cataloging Librarian,
University of Oregon, for Joe Altimus, Dataloads Specialist, The
Libraries Group

c.      News and Reports from the Library of Congress, National Serials
Data Program, and CONSER - Regina R. Reynolds, Head, National Serials
Program, Library of Congress

Regina will report news from the Library of Congress, NSDP and CONSER.
She will also speak on ISSN and links to Metadata.

d.      Cataloging Serials in Transition: The Challenges of Cataloging
Online Serials Published by United States Government Agencies - Thomas
A. Downing, Chief, Cataloging Branch of the Library Programs Service,
Government Printing Office.

Tad will discuss:  Defining serials as government publications, Web
and their affect cataloging and access, GPO's cataloging policies for
online works, Use of CONSER's "Single Record" option, Online access and
OCLC's PURLs software, and Trends in publishing and cataloging.

e.      Revising AACR2 to Accommodate Seriality, Harmonization efforts
AACR2 with ISBD(ER), and Updates - Jean Hirons, CONSER Coordinator,
Library of Congress.

At the invitation of the Joint Steering Committee for Revision of AACR
(JSCAACR) Jean has revised the contents of AACR Chapter 12. "Revising
to Accommodate Seriality: Rule Revision Proposals" available at:

Jean will be meeting with the CONSER Review Group at ALA and will share
with us ideas that are generated at that meeting.  She will also give an
update on harmonization and the IST and discuss integrating resources
ask what we should be doing with them.  Your input is needed and most

III.     Announcements:

a. Announcement of the publication of a book on Metadata - Sally C.
Co-Chair of the ALCTS Preconference on Metadata, CSSC Chair, Head,
Cataloging, University of California, Irvine

Information on the Preconference on Metadata is available at:

b. Thanks to Outgoing Members

c. Welcome New CSSC Members

We look forward to having your participation again.  See you in Chicago.

Sally C. Tseng, CSSC Chair
Head, Serials Cataloging                 Telephone:  949-824-6832
Science Library #331                     Fax:        949-824-2059
University of California, Irvine         FAX (H):    949-857-1988
P.O. Box 19557                           email:
Irvine, CA 92623