LITA/ALCTS Marc Formats Transition Interest Group

The LITA/ALCTS Marc Formats Transition Interest Group invites proposals for presentations for its session at the 2014 ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. The meeting will take place on Saturday, June 28th, from 3pm to 4pm. It will be held in the Las Vegas Convention Center Room N111.

Proposals may be between 15 to 30 minutes in length. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

* Harvesting bibliographic data from MARC records for use in discovery tools, next-gen catalogs and other applications
* Transforming MARC data to other metadata schemes (BIBFRAME, Dublin Core, EAD, VRA, etc…)
* Using data from MARC records with data from linked data sources
* Discussions of recent MARC changes, RDA in MARC or ongoing problems or complexities of the standard.
* Other unconventional projects using MARC data.

Proposals should be e-mailed to Sarah Weeks ( or Stacie Traill ( by Friday, May 9, 2014. Please include presentation title, summary, amount of time needed for the presentation, and the names, titles and contact information for the presenter(s).

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