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ALCTS CCS Cataloging Norms Interest Group -Conference call for presenters Birdie MacLennan 27 Apr 2009 16:21 UTC

Call for Presenters
ALCTS CCS Cataloging Norms Interest Group -ALA Annual Meeting

ALCTS CCS Cataloging Norms Discussion Group invites speakers for its
meeting at the ALA Conference Chicago, on Saturday, July 11, 2009,
from 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Presentation topics should be of current
interest to catalogers, cataloging managers and administrators.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to: evolution,
definition, and functions of the catalog and cataloging norms;
emerging concepts and implementations of "next generation catalogs";
RDA; FRBR; cataloging in hybrid and digital libraries; changes in
basic cataloging work and catalogers' responsibilities; changes in
catalogers' workflows; emerging perceptions of cataloging quality; how
end users' expectations and behaviors affect cataloging norms;
metadata records and elements in different contexts; and the impact of
web norms on cataloging norms from the perspectives of web developers
and catalogers.

Presentations should be approximately 15-20 minutes in length. Time
will be allowed for questions and answers. Speakers are encouraged to
lead discussions.

Please send abstracts of proposals to co-chairs by May 15, 2009.

Adrienne A. Aluzzo                         Birdie MacLennan
Metadata Librarian                         Director, Resource
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Wayne State University                     University of Vermont
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     Co-Chairs ALCTS CCS Cataloging Norms Interest Group

We look forward to hearing from you!