LC CATALOGING NEWSLINE

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Volume 11, no. 6    ISSN 1066-8829    June 2003


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LC at ALA Annual Conference 2003

LC at ALA Annual Conference 2003

LC staff will represent or report for the Library at the following meetings and events of interest to catalogers during the joint ALA/CLA Annual Conference in Toronto. Information is valid as of June 16, 2003.

No LC Exhibit Booth or Placement Center Booth The Library of Congress will not have an exhibit booth at the Metropolitan Toronto Convention Centre during this ALA/CLA Annual Conference. There will also be no LC presence at the ALA Placement Center.

The LC reports to CC:DA and SAC (the Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access and the Subject Analysis Committee of the ALCTS Cataloging and Classification Section) will be submitted in writing or email since the LC representatives are not able to attend this Annual Conference.

TUESDAY JUNE 17

ACRL Rare Books and Manuscripts Section Preconference. "TRUE/FALSE: Facsimiles, Fakes, Forgeries, and Issues of Authenticity in Special Collections." Tuesday, June 17-Friday, June 20, St. Michael's College, University of Toronto. Moderator of session on Canadian/US Task Force on Archival Description, Friday, June 20, 9:00-10:30 am: Mary Lacy.

THURSDAY JUNE 19

Program for Cooperative Cataloging Steering Committee. Thursday, June 19, 2:00-5:00 pm, Toronto Hilton - Richmond Room. From LC: Beacher Wiggins, John Byrum, Ana Cristan (recorder). Closed meeting.

FRIDAY JUNE 20

ALCTS CC:DA SAC (Subject Analysis Committee) Preconference, "Dewey Decimal Classification 22 and Beyond." Friday, June 20, 7:30 am- 5:30 pm, Westin Harbour Castle - Metro Ballroom East. Speaker on "Social Change and Dewey: A Case Study of Religion and Social Groups" from LC: Julianne Beall. Instructors from LC: Beall, Gregory New.

PCC SACO Workshop A, "Basic SACO." Friday, June 14, 8:30 am-12:30 pm, Metro Toronto Convention Centre -201F. Instructor: John Mitchell. Preregistration only.

ALCTS Technical Services Directors of Large Research Libraries Discussion Group (Big Heads). Friday, June 20, 9:30 am-12:30 pm, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel - Ballroom Centre. LC representative: Beacher Wiggins.

PCC SACO Workshop B, "Advanced SACO: Proposing Library of Congress Subject Headings in Language and Literature," Friday, June 20, 12:30-4:00 pm, Metro Toronto Convention Centre -201F. Instructor: Milicent Wewerka. Preregistration only.

ALA/ALCTS/CCS/Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access Task Force on Consistency Across Part I of AACR2. Friday, June 20, 2:00-5:30 pm. Member: Bruce Johnson.

RLG RLIN Strategy Focus Group. Friday, June 20, 2:30-4:30 pm, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel - Conference Rm. G. LC representative: Beacher Wiggins.

PCC NACO/BIBCO Trainers Meeting. Friday, June 20, 4:00-5:00 pm, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel - Elgin Room. Co-chair: Ana Cristan. Closed meeting.

ALCTS CCS SAC Subcommittee on Subject Analysis Training Materials/PCC Standing Committee on Training joint meeting. Friday, June 20, 6:00-8:00 pm, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel - Executive Room. LC representative: Ana Cristan.

SATURDAY June 21

(Note: OCLC Forest Press is not sponsoring a Dewey Update Breakfast at this Annual Conference.)

ALCTS Task Force on the LC Action Plan. Saturday, June 21, 7:30- 8:30 am, room TBA. LC representative: John Byrum. Closed meeting.

ALCTS Organization and Bylaws Committee. Saturday, June 21, 8:30- 11:00 am, Renaissance at Skydome - Maple Leaf Room. Continues Tuesday, June 24. Member from LC: John Mitchell.

PCC Standing Committee on Training. Saturday, June 21, 9:30-11:00 am, Fairmont Royal York - OCLC Blue Suite. From LC: Ana Cristan. Closed meeting.

MARBI. Saturday, June 21, 9:30 am-12:30 pm, Westin Harbour Castle - Pier 5. LC representative: Sally McCallum; also Rebecca Guenther, Jacqueline Radebaugh, Bruce Johnson (ALCTS member). Meeting continues Sunday, June 22.

CIP Advisory Group. Saturday, June 21, 9:30 am-12:30 pm, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel - VIP Room. Chair: John Celli.

ALCTS CCS/Program for Cooperative Cataloging Task Force to Develop Name and Title Authority Training. Saturday, June 21, 12:00-2:30 pm, Westin Harbour Castle - Pier 6. LC representative: Ana Cristan.

ALCTS CCS Committee on Education, Training, and Recruitment to Cataloging. Saturday, June 21, 2:00-4:00 pm, Holiday Inn on King - Spruce. LC report: Susan Morris.

ALCTS Board of Directors I. Saturday, June 21, 2:00-5:30 pm, Metro Toronto Convention Centre - 711. Liaison from ALCTS Organization & Bylaws Committee: John Mitchell. ALCTS Councilor: Bruce Johnson.

PCC CONSER Publication Pattern Task Force Meeting. Saturday, June 15, 4:00-6:00 pm, Atlanta Marriott Marquis-OCLC Blue Suite. From LC: Jean Hirons.

Foreign MARC Coalition. Saturday, June 21, 4:30-5:30 pm, Toronto Hilton -Lismer. Chair: John Byrum. Closed meeting.

SUNDAY June 22

ALCTS Orientation for New Committee Chairs and Committee Members. Sunday, June 16, 8:00-9:30 am, Sutton Place Hotel - London Room. Member for Best of LRTS Award Jury: Susan Morris.

ALCTS CCS Committee on Cataloging: Asian and African Materials. Sunday, June 16, 8:30-11:00 am, Holiday Inn on King - Spruce. LC report: Philip Melzer.

ALA Council I. Sunday, June 22, 9:00 am-12:15 pm. From LC: Nancy Davenport, Bruce Johnson, Steven Kerchoff, Roberta Stevens, Beacher Wiggins.

ALCTS CCS Executive Committee. Sunday, June 16, 9:30-11:00 am, Toronto Hilton -Salon C. Member for ALCTS Organization and Bylaws Committee: John Mitchell.

ALCTS Subject Analysis Committee. Sunday, June 16, 9:30 am-12:30 pm, Renaissance Hotel-Atlanta B. Continues Monday, June 17. Dewey report: Julianne Beall.

ALCTS Program "ISBDs: Do We Still Need Them?" Sunday, June 22, 1:30-3:30 pm, DEL - Churchill Ballroom. LC speaker: John Byrum.

"Training for Effective Subject Cataloging: A Preview of an ALCTS- Program for Cooperative Cataloging Initiative." Sunday, June 22, 1:30-3:30 pm, Westin Harbour Castle - Metro Ballroom West. LC report: Ana Cristan.

MARBI. Sunday, June 22, 2:00-5:30 pm, Toronto Colony Hotel - Colony Ballroom Centre. LC representative: Sally McCallum; also Rebecca Guenther, Jacqueline Radebaugh, Bruce Johnson (ALCTS member). Continued from Saturday, June 21; continues Monday, June 23.

ALCTS Subject Analysis Committee 2004 Preconference Planning Committee. Sunday, June 22, 3:30-5:00 pm, Westin Harbour Castle - Wellington Room. LC representative: Ana Cristan.

PCC Continuing Education Forum. Sunday, June 22, 4:00-5:30 pm, NOV-Provence. From LC: Ana Cristan.

PCC Participants Discussion Group Meeting. Sunday, June 22, 7:00- 9:00 pm, Metro Toronto Convention Centre-205 C/D. Attending from LC: John Byrum, Ana Cristan, Jean Hirons, Susan Morris, Nancy Scott, Beacher Wiggins, David Williamson.

MONDAY JUNE 23

ALCTS CCS Copy Cataloging Discussion Group. Monday, June 23, 9:30- 11:00 am, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel - Kenora. LC report: Philip Melzer.

ALA Chapter Relations Committee. Monday, June 23, 2:00-4:00 pm, ALCTS representative: John Byrum.

ALCTS CCS Policy & Research Committee. Monday, June 23, 2:00-4:00 pm, Metro Toronto Convention Centre - 705. LC representative: Beacher Wiggins.

MARBI. Monday, June 23, 2:00-4:00 pm, Metro Toronto Convention Centre - 716A.. LC representative: Sally McCallum; also Rebecca Guenther, Jacqueline Radebaugh, Bruce Johnson (ALCTS member). Continued from Sunday, June 22.

ALCTS Board of Directors II. Monday, June 23, 2:00-5:30 pm, Metro Toronto Convention Centre - 711. ALCTS Councilor: Bruce Johnson.

TUESDAY June 24

ALA/APA Council II. Tuesday, June 24, 9:15 am-12:45 pm, Metro Toronto Convention Centre - Constitution Hall. From LC: Nancy Davenport, Bruce Johnson, Steven Kerchoff, Roberta Stevens, and Beacher Wiggins.

ALCTS Board of Directors. Tuesday, June 24, 12:00-3:30 pm. Member for ALCTS Organization and Bylaws Committee: John Mitchell. ALCTS Councilor: Bruce Johnson.

Awards Reception and Inaugural Banquet. Tuesday, June 24, 5:30- 7:00 pm, Fairmont Royal York - Ballroom. Recipient of Melvil Dewey Medal: David A. Smith. (Banquet from 7:30 pm to 12:00 am, Fairmont Royal York - Concert Hall.)

WEDNESDAY June 25

ALA Council III. Wednesday, June 25, 8:00 am-12:00 pm, Metro Toronto Convention Centre - Constitution Hall. From LC: Nancy Davenport, Bruce Johnson, Steven Kerchoff, Roberta Stevens, and Beacher Wiggins.

ALA Executive Board III. Wednesday, June 25, 3:00-6:30 pm, Fairmont Royal York - Territories. Member: Nancy Davenport.


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