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If you thought it was too late to register - Good news - the registration for this seminar has been extended to 8 August 2007!

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

Jointhe 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 8 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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