ALCTS CaMMS Cataloging Norms Interest Group seeks speakers to present at ALA Midwinter in Chicago on Saturday, January 31st, 2015 at 10:30-11:30.
Cataloging Norms Interest Group offers 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, and be approximately 15-20 minutes in length. Additional time will be allowed for questions and discussion. Past topics have included:
Evolution, definition, and functions of the catalog and cataloging norms
Emerging concepts and implementations of “next generation catalogs”
Cataloging and metadata 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
Impact of web norms on cataloging norms
Cataloging education/continuing education
Cataloging department collaboration with other library units
Catalogers sharing public service responsibilities
RDA: integration of records, training
Please email proposal abstracts to co-chairs by Friday, October 31st, 2014. If you have questions, please contact us. We look forward to hearing from you!
Cataloging Norms IG Co-Chairs, Jessica Hayden
Technical Services Manager/Assistant Professor University of Northern Colorado
Dr. Harold Thiele
Department of Library and Information Studies
Valdosta State University