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

Laura N Evans evans at binghamton.edu
Mon Mar 28 04:51:37 PDT 2016

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  ***Call for proposals – *deadline Friday, April 22, 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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