[Metadatalibrarians] ALA Annual 2016: ALCTS Cataloging & Classification Research IG Call for Proposals

Laura N Evans evans at binghamton.edu
Mon Apr 18 05:07:17 PDT 2016

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  ***Call for proposals – *deadline extended to Friday, April 29, 2016****

The ALCTS Cataloging & Classification Research Interest Group seeks
speakers to present at ALA Annual in Orlando, FL on Sunday, June 26, 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

•         Research on best practices in non-book cataloging for a new
generation catalog

•         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

Please email proposal abstracts to Chair by Friday, April 22, 2016. Please
include the following:

•         Presentation title

•         A brief (1 page or less) summary of the focus of the proposed

•         Stage of project completion by June 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, 2015-2016

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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