DEADLINE NEARING FOR CATALOGING NOW! (Karen Muller) Stephen Clark 24 Mar 1999 14:43 UTC

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Date: Tue, 23 Mar 1999 17:47:19 -0600
From: Karen Muller <kmuller@ALA.ORG>

[Cross-posted to many lists.  Sincere apologies to all who receive
multiples, upon multiples.]

ALCTS and the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) along with
co-sponsors SUNY/ OCLC and the Queens Borough Public Library,
Branch will sponsor a one day institute titled "Cataloging Now!," to
be held at the Flushing Library, Flushing, NY, on April 16, 1999.
registration deadline is April 1, 1999.

PCC has developed and is introducing new "core standards" as a means
of increasing the pool of mutually acceptable records available for
copy cataloging, so that catalogers can use their time and expertise
for original cataloging.  The goal is increased quality cataloging
records, rich enough in content to be used with little or no local
modification, yet reasonable enough to be generated in greater

Faculty include Beacher Wiggins, Library of Congress; Colleen
Michigan State University; Michael Kaplan, Indiana University; and
Kate Harcourt, Columbia University.

Registration fees for Cataloging Now! are $125.00 for ALCTS or
SUNY/OCLC Members, $175.00 for ALA Members, and $225.00 for
Non-members.  Please bring your own lunch.  For registration
information contact Yvonne A. McLean at 800/545-2433, ext. 5032 or
e-mail  An electronic brochure is available at the
ALCTS website: