[Metadatalibrarians] Call for ALA Annual proposals: ALCTS CaMMS Cataloging Norms Interest Group

Paul Heyde pch36 at case.edu
Fri Mar 9 11:01:26 PST 2018

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ALCTS CaMMS Cataloging Norms Interest Group seeks speakers to present at
ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans on Saturday, June 23, 2018,
10:30-11:30 am.
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 minutes in
length. Additional time will be allowed for questions and discussion.
Theme: “*Cataloging for the Future: Practical Information for* *Catalogers**
Today.*” Potential topics may include (but are not limited to):

   - RDA: how RDA continues to affect the way we catalog; updated RDA
   - Moving away from MARC?: Prepping the catalog for linked data
   - Cataloging electronic resources: best practices for using vendor
   records, Worldshare, etc.
   - Skills and Tools: what catalogers need for cataloging now and in the
   - Catalogs and discovery systems: making the two work together

Please email proposal abstracts to co-chairs Debra Skinner (
*dskinner at georgiasouthern.edu* <dskinner at georgiasouthern.edu>) and Lizz
Bridges (*ebridges at txwes.edu* <ebridges at txwes.edu>), by Friday, April 6,
If you have questions, please contact us. We look forward to hearing from

Paul Heyde, MLS, MA
Team Leader, Acquisitions & Metadata Services
Kelvin Smith Library
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH 44106
paul.heyde at case.edu | (216) 368-6599

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