ALCTS AACR2 and Metadata Institute - Dallas, Texas, November 16-17, 2001 Sally C. Tseng 21 Sep 2001 13:55 UTC

Dear Colleagues:

You are cordially invited to attend ALCTS AACR2 and Metadata Regional
Institutes.  These Institutes are hosted by the Association for Library
Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS).  You don't want to miss this
professional development opportunity near your area:

1.  ALCTS AACR2 and Metadata Institute - Dallas, Texas, November 16-17,

This two-day institute will be held on Friday, November 16, and Saturday,
November 17, 2001, from 8:00 - 4:30 p.m., at the Hilton DFW Lakes
Executive Conference Center, 1800 Highway 26 East Grapevine, TX  76051,
Tel.: 817/481-8444.   The hotel is located at (between Dallas and Fort
Worth, minutes from DFW airport).   Group Room Rate: $99 single/double.

2.  ALCTS AACR2 and Metadata Institute - San Diego, California, March 8-9,
2002.  (Location to be determined)

These institutes, developed by the ALCTS Serials Section, Committee to
Study Serials Cataloging, the ALCTS Networked Resources and Metadata
Committee and CC:DA build on the successful ALCTS Preconference on
Metadata held in Chicago in July 2000.

Find out the most effective and most efficient options for providing your
users with access to print and Web resources.  Topics range from library
leaders' viewpoints on cataloging in an electronic age to the how-to's of
creating records.  This institute emphasizes presenting the standards, and
especially the practicalities, of dealing with metadata for Web resources
and a vision for the future, including AACR2, Dublin Core, ISSN, MARC21,
RDF, seriality, XML, W3C and the implementation of new rules, guidelines,
and standards.

A group of acclaimed library professionals and educators has been invited
to serve as faculty for the Institutes to give in-depth presentation.
Faculty, in alphabetical order, and topics for the Dallas Institute are:

Grace Agnew, Assistant Director, Systems and Technical Services, Georgia
Institute of Technology Library, "Developing the Metadata Repository".

Dr. Murtha Baca, Head, Standards Program, Getty Research Institute,
"Metadata Schemas and Controlled Vocabularies for Art and Architecture".

Matthew Beacom, Catalog Librarian for Networked Information Resources,
Yale University, "Something Old, Something New: Using AACR2 and MARC to
Catalog Web Resources".

Jean Hirons, CONSER Coordinator, Library of Congress, "Seriality: What
Have We Accomplished, What's Next? "

Dr. Sheila S. Intner, Professor and Director, Simmons College GSLIS at Mt.
Holyoke College, "Struggling Toward Retrieval:  Can Alternatives to
Standard Operating Procedures Help?"

Erik Jul, Executive Director, OCLC Institute "MARC and Mark-up: Different
Metadata Containers for Different Purposes".

Regina R. Reynolds, Head, National Serials Data Program, Library of
Congress, "ISSN: Dumb Number, Smart Solution".

Dr. Barbara B. Tillett, "AACR and Metadata : Library Opportunities in the
Global Semantic Web - LC, IFLA, Dublin Core, Virtual International
Authority Files, and More".

Participants will have ample opportunity to network and share ideas during
the two-day institute. The first day focuses on standard cataloging
practices for monographs and serials. The second day considers metadata
initiatives and examines alternative approaches to handling metadata,
including Dublin Core, ISSN, MARC21, RDF, and XML.

This Institute is intended for librarians - in public, academic, and
special libraries - who are responsible for providing users with access to
print publications or electronic resources available over the Web and
through on-going publication, whether by cataloging, by collecting, or by
designing subject-specific Web pages, or by other means.

For registration form and more information please visit:

Registration fees for this institute are $325 for ALCTS members and State
Library Association members; $375 for ALA members; $425 for non-members.
Institute materials, continental breakfast, snacks and lunch are included
in the registration fee.

To Register, complete and return the Registration Form by October 26th.
For more information contact Julie Reese, ALA/ALCTS, 50 E. Huron Street,
Chicago, IL 60611. Telephone: 312/280-5034, or

For Details Please Contact:

Sally, C. Tseng, Chair
ALCTS AACR2 and Metadata Institutes
Head, Serials Cataloging
Science Library
University of California, Irvine
P.O. Box 19557
Irvine, CA 92623
Telephone:  949-824-6832
FAX (H):    949-857-1988

Mary Lynette Larsgaard, Co-chair
ALCTS AACR2 and Metadata Institutes
Assistant Head, Map and Imagery Laboratory
Davidson Library
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara CA 93106
Telephone: 805/893-4049
Fax: 805/893-8799

Charles Wilt
Executive Director
50 E. Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Telephone: (800) 545-2433, ext. 5033

Julie Reese
ALA/ALCTS Events Manager
50 E. Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Telephone: (800) 545-2433, ext. 5034