LC Cataloging Newsline

Online Newsletter of the Cataloging Directorate, Library of Congress

Volume 4, No. 1, ISSN 1066-8829, January 1996


LC at ALA Midwinter

LC-Cooperative Cataloging Discussion Group

Program for Cooperative Cataloging Executive Council

British Library and Library of Congress Cooperation

Cooperative Cataloging Programs

Global Digital Library Conference


LC at ALA Midwinter

Technical Services Directors of Large Research Libraries (Big Heads). Jan. 19, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. LC report: Beacher J. Wiggins; report on LC digitizing activities: John Byrum.

PCC (Program for Cooperative Cataloging) Core Bibliographic Record for Audiovisual Materials Task Group open forum on the proposed draft core standards for audiovisual materials. Jan. 19, 4:00-5:30 p.m., Sheraton Gunter Quadrangle.

PCC Standing Committee on Training. Jan. 19, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Sheraton Gunter Alamo. LC representative: Ann Della Porta.

CC:DA Conference Proceedings Task Force. Jan. 20, 8:30-11:00 a.m., Marriott Riverwalk, Crockett. LC participants: Jean Hirons, Beacher J. Wiggins.

ALCTS/CCS Cataloging Norms Discussion Group. Jan. 20, 9:30- 11:00 a.m., Sheraton Gunter, Magnolia. LC report: Kay Guiles, David Reser.

ALCTS Serials Section Research and Policy Committee. Jan. 20, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Marriott Riverwalk, Bowie; Jan. 22, 2:00- 4:00 p.m., Convention Center, Table 8. LC report: Maureen Landry.

ALCTS/CCS Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access. Jan. 20, 2:00-5:30 p.m., Marriott Riverwalk, Salons E & F. Jan. 22, 8:00-11:30 a.m., Marriott Riverwalk, Alamo Salon D. LC representative: Barbara Tillett.

ALCTS/CCS Policy and Research Committee. Jan. 20, 2:00-4:00 p.m., Hyatt Riverwalk, Pecos. Jan. 22, 2:00-4:00 p.m., Holiday Inn Riverwalk North, Taos C. LC representative: Beacher J. Wiggins.

SAC Subcommittee to Review Abridged Dewey Edition 13. Jan. 20, 2:00-5:30 p.m., Ramada Emily Morgan, Milam. Review of the Manual and Relative Index for Abridged Edition 13. LC participants: DDC associate editors.

CONSER At Large Meeting. Jan. 21, 8:00-9:30 a.m., Marriott Rivercenter Conference Room 4. Coordinator, Jean Hirons. LC report: Jean Hirons, Regina Reynolds.

LC-PCC Standing Committee on Automation. Jan. 21, 8:00 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., Marriott Riverwalk, Austin. LC representative: Sallu McCallum.

PCC Standing Committee on Standards. Jan. 21, 9:00-11:00 am, Marriott Rivercenter-Conference Suite 529. LC representative: Barbara Tillett.

CCS Committee on Cataloging: African and Asian Materials. Jan. 21, 9:30-11:00 a.m., Marriott Rivercenter Conference Room 2. LC report: John Byrum.

ALCTS/CCS Subject Analysis Committee. Jan. 21, 9:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., Sheraton Gunter, Mahncke Room. Jan. 22, 2:00-4:30 p.m., Holiday Inn Riverwalk North, Taos B. LC representative: Lynn El-Hoshy.

ALCTS/CCS Computer Files Discussion Group. Jan. 21, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Hyatt Riverwalk, Regency Ballroom W. LC representative: Norma Hendrickson.

ALCTS/CCS Copy Cataloging Discussion Group. Jan. 21, 2:00- 4:00 p.m., Convention Center, Centro A. LC report: Beacher J. Wiggins.

ALCTS/CCS Cataloging of Children's Materials Committee. Jan. 21, 2:00-5:30 p.m., Sheraton Gunter, Lee Room. LC report: Jane Marton.

LITA/ALCTS Authority Control in the Online Environment Interest Group. Jan. 21, 2:00-5:30 p.m., Convention Center, Fiesta E. LC participants: Barbara Tillett, David Williamson.

CIP Advisory Group. Jan. 21, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Convention Center 207. John Celli, chair.

LC-Cooperative Cataloging Discussion Group. Jan. 21, 7:00- 9:00 p.m., Holiday Inn Riverwalk North, Rio Grande Ball Room.

Overseas Operations Cooperative Acquisitions Program Participants Meeting. Jan. 21, 7:00-9:00 p.m., Hyatt Riverwalk, Nueces Room.

Classification Plus special product presentation. Jan. 22, 9:00-10:30 a.m., Holiday Inn Riverwalk North, Coronado Room. Cheryl Cook.

ALCTS/SS Committee to Study Serials Cataloging. Jan. 22, 2:00-4:00 p.m., Convention Center-201. LC report: Maureen Landry.

The Library's exhibit booth number is 821. LC press releases will be available in press kits at the Conference Press Center and also in the booth. Topics covered include the National Digital Library Program, new Library publications, the Cataloging Distribution Service's new products, latest developments from the Center for the Book including their soon-to-be-available home page, and new traveling exhibits. In the booth, LC will be displaying CDS print products and demonstrating its CD-ROM products, includingCataloger's Desktop andClassification Plus.

Dewey for Windows will be demonstrated at the OCLC Forest Press booth.

LC-Cooperative Cataloging Discussion Group

Participants in the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) are invited to attend the LC-Cooperative Cataloging Discussion Group meeting on Sunday, January 21, at 7:00 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Riverwalk North, Rio Grande Ball Room. The main topic of the agenda will be BIBCO and NACO training. Participants in these recent training efforts will share their experiences and observations and answer questions from the audience. Various speakers will discuss the latest developments in the use and creation of core bibliographic records by program participants and the Library of Congress. The agenda will also include reports on related cooperative cataloging activities, such as CONSER, and a demonstration of the PCC home page.

Current participants and librarians interested in learning more about the PCC are welcome to attend.

Program for Cooperative Cataloging Executive Council

The Program for Cooperative Cataloging membership has elected the following representatives to its Executive Council:

Also serving on this body are: