Updates: ALCTS AACR2 2002 Revision and Metadata Regional Institutes (Sally Tseng) Birdie MacLennan 14 Oct 2002 14:28 UTC

Date: Sun, 13 Oct 2002 22:55:21 -0700 (PDT)
From: Sally Tseng <sctseng888@yahoo.com>
Cc: jreese@ala.org, cwilt@ala.org
Subject: Updates - ALCTS AACR2 2002 Revision and Metadata Regional Institutes

ALCTS AACR2 2002 Revision and Metadata Regional Institutes, 2002-2003

Chicago (Nov. 1-2, 2002), Washington, D.C. (Nov. 4-5, 2002),
Orlando, FL (Feb. 21-22, 2003), and, San Jose, CA (April 4-5, 2003)

Dear Colleagues:

This is a friendly reminder.  The deadline for ALCTS Early Bird Special is
October 18, 2002 for the Chicago and Washington, D. C. Regional
Institutes.  Please do not miss this important continuing education
institute in your career on the training of the 2002 Revision of AACR2!
Please pick up the phone or email Julie Reese <jreese@ala.org> to make
your reservations before Oct. 18 to enjoy the Early Bird Special.

The special room rate at the Doubletree Crystal City Hotel in Arlington,
VA for the ALCTS Washington Institute has been sold out.  The Hyatt
Regency O'Hare Hotel in Rosemont, IL for the Chicago Institute has been
added more rooms at the special rate for you.  I am pleased to let you
know that Julie Reese, ALCTS' tireless Events Manager, has been contacting
nearby hotels to give you a good rate as alternates.  More hotel
information will be posted on the ALCTS Web Site at:

AACR2 2002 Revision has been comprehensively revised and published
recently!  The Library of Congress will implement this edition on December
1, 2002!  ALCTS, a leader in the profession, sponsoring authoritative
continuing education programs, has invited experts to provide training at
these timely AACR2 2002 Revision and Metadata Regional Institutes.  These
Regional Institutes have New Faculty Members with New Training Materials
with a focus on the AACR2 2002 Revision!!!  They are not repeated
institutes of those held in 2001 (Boston and Dallas) and in March 2002
(San Diego) with similar title.  Please come to attend one of these
Institutes to get ready for this big challenge!  We are pleased to offer
this train the trainers Institutes.

The ALCTS AACR2 2002 Revision and Metadata Regional Institutes include
experts speaking and training on new concepts, revised and expanded
chapters of the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, 2nd Edition, 2002
Revision, MARC 21, and the applications of these rules and formats.  It
also explores new approaches to cataloging resources, especially the
practicalities of dealing with Web resources with a vision for the future.

Learn from the experts the most effective and most efficient applications
for cataloging by applying the new concepts and new and revised rules
included in AACR2 2002 Revision chapters 1, 3, 9, 12, 21 and other
relevant chapters.  New information and revisions in AACR2 will be
compared and implications for MARC 21 will be included in the

Scopes and topics range from cataloging in a dynamic electronic age to the
how-to's of creating records in various formats including: cartographic
materials, continuing resources, databases, electronic resources, newly
defined integrating resources, legal and loose-leaf publications, maps,
serials, three dimensional items, video recordings, visual images and Web
Sites.  Also included are the steps to building a Metadata repository,
standards, thesauri and the development of authority files to enhance
end-user access as a means to provide integrated access to diverse
information resources.

Faculty and Topics

Acclaimed library professionals and educators have been invited to serve
as faculty for these Institutes.  They will give in-depth presentation on
the following topics:

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

"More Than Books:  Access to Locally-Held Materials in Alternative Media",
Dr. Sheila S. Intner, Professor Emeritus, Graduate School of Library &
Information Science, Simmons College.

"The New Chapter 12 for AACR 2002", Steve Shadle, Serials Cataloging
Librarian, University of Washington Libraries.

"Electronic Integrating Resources: AACR 2002 for Updating Web Sites and
Databases", Steven Jack Miller, Head, Monographs Dept., University of
Wisconsin--Milwaukee Library.

"Amendments 2001: Changes to Chapter 9", Nancy B. Olson, Retired
Professor, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

"Chapter 3 Twenty Years Later:  Changes in Cataloging Cartographic
Materials", Mary Lynette Larsgaard, Assistant Head, Map and Imagery
Laboratory, University of California, Santa Barbara Libraries.

"There Ought to be A Law:  AACR2 2002 Revision, Integrating Resources and
Updating Loose-Leafs", Rhonda K. Lawrence, Head of Cataloging, UCLA School
of Law.

"Developing the Metadata Repository", Grace Agnew, Associate University
Librarian for Digital Library Systems, Rutgers University Libraries.

"Metadata Schemas and Contolled Vocabularies for Art, Architecture, and
Material Culture", Dr. Murtha Baca, Head, Standards Program or, Dr.
Patricia Harpring, Managing Editor, Getty Vocabulary Program, Getty
Research Institute.

ALCTS is proud to sponsor these significantly important AACR2 2002
Revision and Metadata Regional Institutes. To become a well-informed and
knowledgeable librarian for the 21st Century, visit ALCTS Web Site at:

Space is limited. Sign up today for an ALCTS AACR2 2002 Revision and
Metadata Institute!

Program Chair

Sally C. Tseng, Chair
ALCTS AACR2 2002 Revision and Metadata Regional Institutes
P.O. Box 4992
Irvine, CA 92616-4992, U.S.A.
Phone:       949-552-5615
Fax:          949-857-1988
email:        sctseng888@yahoo.com

Charles Wilt
ALCTS Executive Director
50 E. Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (800) 545-2433 ext. 5030
Fax:     (312) 280-5033
email:  cwilt@ala.org

Julie Reese
ALCTS Events Manager
50 E. Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (800) 545-2433, ext. 5034
Fax:     (312) 280-5033
email:  jreese@ala.org

We look forward to sharing a very productive and informative Institute
with you.

Best regards,

Sally C. Tseng. Chair
ALCTS AACR2 2002 Revision & Matadata Regional Institutes
CALA Executive Director
P.O. Box 4992, Irvine, CA 92616-4992
Phone: 949-552-5615, Fax: 949-857-1988 Email: sctseng888@yahoo.com