[Metadatalibrarians] Cataloging & Classification Research Interest Group -- Call for proposals -- ALA Midwinter 2016

Laura N Evans evans at binghamton.edu
Fri Oct 2 06:04:43 PDT 2015

***Please excuse cross-postings***

The ALCTS Cataloging & Classification Research Interest Group seeks
speakers to present at ALA Midwinter in Boston, MA on Sunday, January 10,
2016 from 10:30 to 11:30 am.

Full presentations should be about 15-20 minutes long. Audience questions
and discussion will be encouraged after the presentations. Brief 5 to 10
minute summaries of less extensive projects or research in progress will
also be considered. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

   - Research on user contributed metadata (such as folksonomies, tagging,
   keyword contributions)
   - Research, surveys or studies on discovery layer catalogs
   - Research on cataloging using multiple schema, formats, and standards
   - Research on best practices in non-book cataloging for a new generation
   - Research on evidence-based decision making for cataloging and
   - Research on innovative ways of recruiting/training non-traditional
   catalogers in a time of budget cuts and reduced full time cataloging staff
   - Research on alternatives to the MARC format
   - Research on cataloging of non-traditional materials in RDA environment

Please email proposal abstracts to Chair by Friday, October 30th, 2015.
Please include the following:

   - Presentation title
   - A brief (1 page or less) summary of the focus of the proposed
   - Stage of project completion by January 2015
   - Amount of time needed to make the presentation
   - Names and positions of presenter(s)
   - Email address(es) of presenter(s)

We look forward to hearing from you!

CCRIG Chair, 2015-2016
Ms. Wendy West
Catalog Management Services, Head
University at Albany
wwest at albany.edu

CCRIG Vice-Chair, 2015-2016
Laura Evans
Metadata/Cataloging Librarian
Binghamton University
evans at binghamton.edu

Laura Evans
Metadata/Cataloging Librarian
Binghamton University Libraries
P.O. Box 6012
Binghamton, NY 13902-6012
(607) 777-4943
evans at binghamton.edu

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