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Friday, January 20 - 8:00am

8:30am - 4:00pm
Libraries, Linked Data and the Semantic Web: Positioning Our Catalogs to Participate in the 21st Century Global Information Marketplace [Closed, $] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Omni Dallas Hotel
Dallas A
Description :

The web is evolving from a global information space for storing individual documents into a highly diverse information network in which pieces of data interlink and work synergistically together to create meaning. Speakers will introduce the Semantic Web and the basics of linked data. Particular attention on library linked data will include a review of the state of the art and some practical experience in linking library data to the greater linked data cloud.

Target Audience: Librarians, developers of web applications, information architects, and others interested in the basic concept of the semantic web, linked data and how libraries can take a leadership role in creating linked data solutions.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
Cost :
Advance: $269 ALA Member; $219 ALCTS Member; $99 Retired Member; $99 Student Member; $319 Non-Member

Friday, January 20 - 9:00am

9:30am - 12:30pm
Technical Services Directors of Large Research Libraries Discussion/Interest group Hyatt Regency
Reunion Ballroom E/F
Description :

"Big Heads" discusses important issues relating to technical services in large research libraries

Friday, January 20 - 10:00am

10:30am - 12:00pm
OCLC Enhance Sharing Session Exhibitor session, Vendor demonstration/activity Dallas Convention Center
A306
Description :

The Enhance Sharing Session is a forum for Q&A and for the exchange of information concerning OCLC's Enhance program and Expert Community.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 12:30pm
FRBR Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Dallas Convention Center
D168
Description :

There is more to Functional Requirements than just FRBR. Come join us to learn more about FRAD and the other FR models from our very knowledgeable presenters, Qiang Jin and Dr. Shawne Miksa.
Qiang Jin is Senior Coordinating Cataloger and NACO Coordinator, Associate Professor of Library Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library. Her presentation will provide a basic explanation of the Functional Requirements for Authority Data (FRAD): A Conceptual Model. It will illustrate the Conceptual Model for Authority Data with specific examples, and explain the FRAD entities, attributes of those entities and relationships between those entities with many specific examples so that attendees will be able to understand the FRAD model. It will include some brief RDA authority records exemplifying the major FRAD relationships.
Dr. Shawne Miksa is an Associate Professor in the Department of Library and Information Sciences and Acting Associate Director of the Interdisciplinary Information Science PhD Program in the College of Information (COI), University of North Texas. In her presentation, Dr. Miska will list and define the 12 user tasks from all three FR Models (FRBR, FRAD, FRSAD) and present her conception of corresponding tasks that an information organizer (cataloger, metadata specialist, etc.) performs to support the user tasks. Most of these tasks are not new to the practice, and Dr. Miska will show how they can be re-cast to correspond with the functionality models.

Friday, January 20 - 1:00pm

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Bibliographic Control: A Meeting Between Educators and Practitioners Forum/Update Dallas Convention Center
C146
Description :

This important meeting focuses on the need for an up-to-date educational preparation of catalogers and other metadata specialists, so that the educational system will continue to produce professional librarians whose skill sets match the needs of the marketplace that they will be entering.

1:30pm - 5:00pm
Controlled Vocabularies Subcommittee of the Bibliographic Standards Committee Meeting I (ACRL RBMS) Committee meeting Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Trinity 3
Description :

Welcome to the Controlled Vocabularies for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloging, developed and maintained by the Bibliographic Standards Committee of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (ACRL/ALA). These thesauri provide standardized vocabulary for retrieving special collections materials by form, genre, or by various physical characteristics that are typically of interest to researchers and special collections librarians, and for relating materials to individuals or corporate bodies.

Friday, January 20 - 2:00pm

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) Program Training Exhibitor session, Vendor demonstration/activity Dallas Convention Center
A306
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Friday, January 20 - 7:00pm

7:30pm - 9:30pm
Controlled Vocabularies Subcommittee of the Bibliographic Standards Committee Meeting II (ACRL RBMS) Committee meeting Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Trinity 3
Description :

Welcome to the Controlled Vocabularies for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloging, developed and maintained by the Bibliographic Standards Committee of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (ACRL/ALA). These thesauri provide standardized vocabulary for retrieving special collections materials by form, genre, or by various physical characteristics that are typically of interest to researchers and special collections librarians, and for relating materials to individuals or corporate bodies.

Saturday, January 21 - 7:00am

7:00am - 10:00am
OCLC Dewey Update Breakfast and ALCTS Public Libraries Technical Services Interest Group Meeting Exhibitor session, Vendor demonstration/activity Omni Dallas Hotel
Greenville Avenue
Description :

Learn what's new with Dewey, including DDC 23 and WebDewey 2.0, and share ideas and notes with your ALCTS Public Libraries Technical Services Interest Group colleagues during this combined meeting.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Saturday, January 21 - 8:00am

8:00am - 10:00am
Copy Cataloging Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Dallas Convention Center
D227
Description :

"Library of Congress Decisions for Copy Cataloging with RDA," Presented by Barbara B. Tillett, Chief Policy & Standards Divison, Library of Congress:

What's a cataloger to do if headings or the entire bibliographic record is coded as RDA? This presentation will review LC decisions for its own staff,and share information about the documentation and training materials that are available on LC's Web page relevant to copy cataloging with RDA.
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"CIP Metadata for E-books"

Karl Debus-López, Chief of the U.S. General Division and Acting Chief of the U.S. and Publisher Liaison Division at the Library of Congress, will present information on the Library of Congress’ new pilot project to create cataloging in publication metadata for electronic books that are simultaneously published with their print equivalents. The rationale for providing pre-publication metadata for electronic books will be discussed, as will the scope of the pilot and the process created by the Library of Congress to create the metadata. Library of Congress created CIP e-book pre-publication data for the pilot participants is currently available in OCLC for use by libraries and vendors as a source of copy cataloging.

8:00am - 10:00am
Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Dallas Convention Center
D172
Description :

Please join us for lively table discussions on these topics of current interest:

RDA,
Acquisitions and Serials in Evolution,
Changes in Technical Services staffing, training, and prioritization of workloads as libraries turn their focus increasingly to electronic and digital resources
How do we as managers develop the necessary mindset to lead change as libraries move in new directions?
What are the new skills current cataloging staff will need in the next few years and how can we provide training for them?
DDA, social tagging, and other end-user driven trends affecting our work. What are the implications for the future of tech services?

8:00am - 12:00pm
Bibliographic Standards Committee Meeting (ACRL RBMS) Committee meeting Dallas Convention Center
D166
Description :

Charge: To serve as the ALA representative of rare book, manuscript, and other special collections librarians and curators in all matters involving standards for providing intellectual access to and bibliographic description of those collections; to provide a centralized forum for discussion of issues relating to special collections technical processing.

8:30am - 10:00am
OCLC The Power of Cooperation at Web-scale: OCLC's Strategy for Academic Libraries Exhibitor session, Vendor demonstration/activity Dallas Convention Center
C155
Description :

Learn how your library will benefit as libraries worldwide collaborate to create a shared future through OCLC Web-scale solutions. Moving library operations to the cloud enables transformational shifts in resourcing that help meet end users’ changing needs, and the new cooperative platform will create opportunities for sharing data and locally-created applications with libraries locally and globally. Hear how OCLC’s Web-scale solutions are changing every step of the library’s workflow: acquisitions, circulation, electronic resource management, resource sharing, discovery, metadata management and more. This session will include updates on recent publications from the OCLC Office of Research.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Saturday, January 21 - 10:00am

10:30am - 12:00pm
ALCTS New Members Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Dallas Convention Center
D172
Description :

Are you a new ALCTS member or interested in becoming a member? Please join the ALCTS New Members Interest Group for a brief overview of ALCTS and opportunity to network with other new members and veteran members. Before attending the meeting, please register to be a mentor or mentee at http://bit.ly/s9RvPJ. Anyone unable to register before the meeting is still welcome, and may be matched depending on availability of other mentors or mentees. For more information, please contact chair-elect Liz Siler at liz.siler [at] gmail.com, or chair Amy Jackson at amyjacks [at] unm.edu.

10:30am - 12:00pm
CANCELLED Library of Congress Update Forum Exhibitor session, Vendor demonstration/activity Dallas Convention Center
D171
Description :

Update on plans for RDA implementation, Bibliographic Framework Transition, and other intiatives

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 12:00pm
OCLC The Power of Cooperation at Web-scale: OCLC's Strategy for Public Libraries Exhibitor session, Vendor demonstration/activity Dallas Convention Center
C155
Description :

Learn how your library will benefit as libraries worldwide collaborate to create a shared future through OCLC Web-scale solutions. Moving library operations to the cloud enables transformational shifts in resourcing that help meet end users’ changing needs, and the new cooperative platform will create opportunities for sharing data and locally-created applications with libraries locally and globally. Hear how OCLC’s Web-scale solutions are changing every step of the library’s workflow: acquisitions, circulation, electronic resource management, resource sharing, discovery, metadata management and more. This session will feature updates about advocacy programs for public libraries.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 12:00pm
Role of the Professional Librarian in Technical Services Discussion/Interest group Dallas Convention Center
D174
Description :

Perpetual Access: Peaks and Pitfalls

We know that we want to have perpetual access clauses in our licenses and we know that publishers will provide them, but what are we actually getting with our perpetual access rights? In this informal group setting, we will discuss the results of our examination of perpetual access clauses from 20 of the Texas A&M University Libraries’ licenses for our major journal packages, including the impact on our electronic resources and serials workflows; the potential impact on the acquisitions and cataloging staff; and how perpetual access affects our current and/or future functions as technical services librarians. We will present a chart comparing the perpetual access rights offered by the 20 publishers and we will then open the discussion to the audience to learn how librarians at other institutions deal with perpetual access.

10:30am - 12:00pm
Scholarly Communications Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Dallas Convention Center
D221
Description :

Meeting of the ALCTS Scholaraly Communications Interest Group for discussion

Saturday, January 21 - 1:00pm

1:30pm - 3:00pm
OCLC Workflows Transformed: Libraries Share Experiences with OCLC Web-scale Management Services Exhibitor session, Vendor demonstration/activity Dallas Convention Center
C141
Description :

Join library panelists as they share current and planned efficiency savings achieved with OCLC Web-scale Management Services by replacing rote tasks with higher-value, higher-priority projects. This session will be led by an OCLC workflow consultant who has been on-site at these implementing libraries to assess the impact of Web Scale services on cataloging, discovery and delivery.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Catalog Management Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Dallas Convention Center
D227
Description :

The program will include presentations on enhancements made to catalog records at the College of New Jersey Library to improve the discovery of video materials and the impact of print withdrawal projects at Florida State University Libraries on catalog management activities. Discussion topics include the effect of patron driven acquisitions on library catalogs and quality control issues associated with vendor supplied record sets.Presentations and speakers:

• “A Little Breathing Room Please! Catalog Management Projects That Make a Difference” presented by Ruth S. Ziegler, who will cover the impact of print withdrawal projects on catalog management activities.

• “Separate, Merged, and Separate Once Again: Un-mulvering the Mulvered Records” presented by Lucas Mak, who will describe how he used XSLT (Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformation) to automate the process of separating 7,400 single records for theses that described both the print and microform versions into separate records for each format.

• “Cooperative Quality Control for Cataloging: Initiatives in Error Handling” presented by Ian Fairclough, who will review cooperative initiatives he has undertaken with OCLC and electronic distribution lists he created to further the cooperative resolution of cataloging errors.

• “Towards Better Discovery of Video Materials” presented by Cathy Weng and Yuji Tosaka, who will illustrate how enhancements were made to catalog records to improve the discovery of video materials.