ALCTS CCS Cataloging Norms Interest Group -Conference call for presenters REMINDER Birdie MacLennan 13 May 2009 15:46 UTC

Please send abstracts of proposals by May 15, 2009.

  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
                                             Description & Analysis
  Wayne State University                     University of Vermont
  Work: (313) 577-6439                       Work:  (802) 656-2016
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      Co-Chairs ALCTS CCS Cataloging Norms Interest Group

  We look forward to hearing from you!