ALCTS CCS Cataloging Norms Discussion Group invites speakers for its meeting at the ALA Midwinter Conference in Denver, Saturday, January 24, 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 December 1, 2008:
Adrienne A. Aluzzo
Wayne State University
Work: (313) 577-6439
Director, Resource Description & Access
University of Vermont
Work: (802) 656-2016
We look forward to hearing from you!via OCLC-CAT