[Metadatalibrarians] Call for Proposal: ALA ALCTS CaMMS Cataloging and Classification Research Interest Group 2019 Annual Meeting

Sai Deng Sai.Deng at ucf.edu
Wed Mar 20 12:41:45 PDT 2019

Call for Proposal: ALA ALCTS CaMMS Cataloging and Classification Research Interest Group Annual Meeting (Washington DC)

The ALCTS CaMMS Cataloging & Classification Research Interest Group seeks speakers to present at the ALA Annual Conference to be held in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, June 23, 2019, from 10:30am to 11:30am.

Full presentations that are accepted are asked to be about 15 minutes long and the accepted light presentations 5-10 minutes long. Audience questions and discussion after the presentations are encouraged. See below for details:


Thinking Outside the Book: Research on Non-traditional Cataloging & Classification

Topics include (but not limited to): research on

  *   Classification, categorization and clustering in facilitating resource organization, description and retrieval;
  *   Classification schemes, adapting or developing classification systems for describing and classifying digital documents in the library and the web;
  *   Application of bibliographic classification principles in working with digital collections and metadata in institutional and digital repositories;
  *   Ethical issues in subject analysis and biases in classification schemes, thesauri and other knowledge organization systems;
  *   Thesauri in modern information retrieval and automatic text classification;
  *   Collaboration with graduate students, faculty and researchers in digital humanities, science and other fields on data curation related projects on campus and beyond;
  *   Transforming library bibliographic data from MARC to BIBFRAME, RDA and the Library Reference Model, and other innovative cataloging and metadata projects;
  *   Communications between technical services, digital initiatives and public services;
  *   Semantic web and LOD technologies in working with library data, and cataloger's responsibilities in the linked data environment.

Please email proposals to the Co-Chairs by Friday, April 26, 2019. In your proposal, please include the following:

  *   Presentation title
  *   Abstract: 150-300 words
  *   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 Co-Chairs, 2018-2019

Sai Deng  sai.deng at ucf.edu<mailto:sai.deng at ucf.edu>

Becky Skeen  becky.skeen at usu.edu<mailto:becky.skeen at usu.edu>

CCRIG Co-Vice Chairs, 2018-2019

Amy B. Bailey  abbailey at indiana.edu<mailto:abbailey at indiana.edu>

Jianying Shou  jianying.shou at duke.edu<mailto:jianying.shou at duke.edu>

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