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Knowledge transfer for the future - time is running out! Martha deWaal 25 Jul 2007 10:51 UTC

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Knowledge Transfer for the Future : a Post WLIC/IFLA 2007 Seminar 24
August 2007

Why not spend an extra day in Durban after WLIC/IFLA 2007 and join the
LIASA Interest Group for Bibliographic Standards to find out more about
RDA, FRBR, DDC, Metadata, subject headings projects and NACO and SACO
activities in South Africa (programme below)

Date: 24 August 2007
Venue: ICC, Durban

Registration closing dates and costs
Late: before 3 August 2007: R600,00

Contact persons: Welna van Eeden ( or Nonnie van
Wyk (

Registration form available on the LIASA IGBIS website:

Non-IGBIS members are welcome!

Refreshments and lunch included in the seminar fee.

7:30 - 8:30       Registration
8:30 - 10:00     Dr. Barbara Tillett (Library of Congress) Resource
Description and Access - a cataloguing code for the future (and related
IFLA initiatives (FRBR, FRAD, IME ICC))
10:00 - 10:30   Dr. Hester Marais (Unisa) South Africaneeds you - why
your library should become a NACO participant
11:00 - 12:00    Joan Mitchell (Dewey Decimal Classification, OCLC)
Viewpoint, Locality, and Universality in the DDC
12:00 - 13:00    Patrice Landry (Swiss National Library) The re-use of
subject headings in interoperability projects: how to add value to
subject headings

14:00 - 14:45    Joan Mitchell: Recent developments in the DDC
14:45 - 15:00    Welna van Eeden (Unisa) SACO: what  about a follow up
of the "Kwaito" success story?
15:15 - 16:15    Pat Liebetrau (Digital Imaging Project of South
Africa- DISA) Metadata: where are we going?
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