[Metadatalibrarians] ALCTS Cataloging and Classification Research IG Call for Proposals for ALA Midwinter 2016

Laura N Evans evans at binghamton.edu
Mon Oct 26 07:28:46 PDT 2015

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 ***Call for proposals – *deadline Friday, October 30, 2015****

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 2016

•  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, 2016

Ms. Wendy West

Catalog Management Services, Head

University at Albany

wwest at albany.edu

CCRIG Vice-Chair, 2016
Laura Evans
Assistant Head of Cataloging
Binghamton University
evans at binghamton.edu


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

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