ALA 2010: ALCTS Program on Sunday, June 27th

Looking ahead to ALA, I know I’m always trying to keep track of all the interesting program announcements made through discussion lists and sent by email. So, in preparation for an exciting ALA annual conference in DC, I thought I’d post the programs that I believe are relevant (or interesting) to cataloguers and RAs on The Cataloguing Librarian. Each post will be tagged with “ALA 2010” so that if you do a search on the main page, all the events will be retrieved.

The first one I’m posting is an ALCTS program that came across RADCAT and AUTOCAT yesterday.

Cataloguing and Beyond : Publishing for the Year of Cataloging Research
Sunday, June 27
8:00 – 10:00 am
Place: WCC-147A

Come hear the experts share research ideas for meeting the challenges of a new decade in cataloging, cataloging standards, and online catalog design. Panel members will reflect on how 2010, the Year of Cataloging Research, can jump start a new era in research in bibliographic control for catalogs, cataloging, and beyond.

Sara Shatford Layne, Principal Cataloger, UCLA Library Cataloging and Metadata Center

Lynn Connaway, Senior Research Scientist, OCLC

Jane Greenberg, Professor and Director, SILS Metadata Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Amy Eklund, Catalog Librarian and Instructor, Georgia Perimeter College Libraries

For further information, contact Allyson Carlyle, University of Washington, at


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