[Metadatalibrarians] 2nd Call for Proposals: Cataloging Norms Interest Group, Midwinter 2019

Paul Heyde pch36 at case.edu
Fri Oct 19 07:40:51 PDT 2018

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ALCTS CaMMS Cataloging Norms Interest Group seeks speakers to present at
ALA Midwinter in Seattle on Saturday, January 26th, 2019.

Cataloging Norms Interest Group (CNIG) 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.

Past and suggested topics:


   Evolution, definition, and functions of the catalog and cataloging norms

   Emerging concepts and implementations of "next generation catalogs"

   Cataloging and metadata in hybrid and digital libraries

   Changes in catalogers' workflows

   Quality control and benchmarking

   How end users' expectations and behaviors affect cataloging norms

   Metadata records and elements in different contexts

   Impact of web norms on cataloging norms

   Cataloging education/continuing education

   Cataloging department collaboration with other library units

   Catalogers sharing public service responsibilities

   RDA: integration of records, training

   Best practices for digital repositories

Please email proposal abstracts to co-chairs Paul Heyde (pch36 at case.edu)
and Rachel Turner (turnerr at binghamton.edu) by Friday, October 26st, 2018.

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, Room 201-C
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH 44106
paul.heyde at case.edu | (216) 368-6599

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