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Call for Proposal: ALA ALCTS CaMMS Cataloging and Classification Research Interest Group Annual Meeting (Washington DC) Shou, Jianying 21 Mar 2019 01:46 UTC

Call for Proposal: ALA ALCTS CaMMS Cataloging and Classification Research Interest Group Annual Meeting (Washington DC)

The ALCTS CaMMS Cataloging & Classification Research Interest Group seeks speakers to present at the ALA Annual Conference to be held in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, June 23, 2019., from 10:30am to 11:30am.

Full presentations that are accepted are asked to be about 15 minutes long and the accepted light presentations 5-10 minutes long. Audience questions and discussion after the presentations are encouraged. See below for details:

Thinking Outside the Book: Research on Non-traditional Cataloging & Classification

Topics include (but not limited to): research on
o	Classification, categorization and clustering in facilitating resource organization, description and retrieval;
o	Classification schemes, adapting or developing classification systems for describing and classifying digital documents in the library and the
o	Application of bibliographic classification principles in working with digital collections and metadata in institutional and digital repositories;
o	Ethical issues in subject analysis and biases in classification schemes, thesauri and other knowledge organization systems;
o	Thesauri in modern information retrieval and automatic text classification;
o	Collaboration with graduate students, faculty and researchers in digital humanities, science and other fields on data curation related projects
        on campus and beyond;
o	Transforming library bibliographic data from MARC to BIBFRAME, RDA and the Library Reference Model, and other innovative cataloging and
        metadata projects;
o	Communications between technical services, digital initiatives and public services;
o	Semantic web and LOD technologies in working with library data, and cataloger's responsibilities in the linked data environment.

Please email proposals to the Co-Chairs by Friday, April 26, 2019. In your proposal, please include the following:

•         Presentation title
•         Abstract: 150-300 words
•         Amount of time needed to make the presentation
•         Names and positions of presenter(s)
•         Email address(es) of presenter(s)

We look forward to hearing from you!

CCRIG Co-Chairs, 2018-2019
Sai Deng
Becky Skeen

CCRIG Co-Vice Chairs, 2018-2019
Amy B. Bailey
Jianying Shou


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