Friday, October 28, 2011

ALA Midwinter: ALCTS-CaMMS Cataloging Norms Interest Group--Call for Presentations

ALA Midwinter: ALCTS-CaMMS Cataloging Norms Interest Group--Call for Presentations

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ALCTS- CaMMS Cataloging Norms Interest Group invites speakers to participate at the ALCTS- CaMMS CNIG session, ALA Midwinter Meeting in Dallas on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012 at 10:30-12:00.
The mission of the CaMMS Cataloging Norms Interest Group is to offer a forum for the exploration, communication, and exchange of ideas and best practices on the dynamics of cataloging/metadata norms and workflows in the hybrid environment.
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";
*        Cataloging in hybrid and digital libraries;
*        Changes in catalogers' workflows;
*        Quality control and benchmarking;
*        How end users' expectations and behaviors affect cataloging norms;
*        Metadata records and elements in different contexts;
*        The impact of web norms on cataloging norms from the perspectives of web developers and catalogers.
*        Cataloging education/continuing education
*        RDA: Integration of records,  training

Presentations should be approximately 15-20 minutes in length.  Additional time will be allowed for questions and discussion.  Please send abstracts of proposals to co-chairs by Monday, Nov. 14, 2011.  If you have questions, please contact us.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Cataloging Norms Co-Chairs

Lisa Furubotten

Serials Cataloging,Texas A&M University;

Lorraine Normore

Assist. Professor, School of Information Sciences, University of Tennessee;