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- Establish group of interested Seminar participants to work with follow-up recommendations.
- Maintain an e-mail listing of Seminar participants and others that expressed interest in the
but could not attend.
- Contact ALCTS to determine if they would like to sponsor a seminar similar in nature to this
- Establish liaisons with groups such as MARBI, CETH, NSF, TEI, IETF, the CIP program,
- Perform a survey of existing electronic document cataloging activities nationally and
- Work with the Cooperative Cataloging Council and the ALCTS Committee on Scholarly
Communication to determine user needs in the realm of electronic documents.
II. DEVELOPMENT OF STANDARDS AND CATALOGING NORMS
III. RESEARCH, TRAINING, AND EDUCATION
- Determine the role of data in the MARC format in providing intellectual access to electronic
- Study whether alternatives such as Gophers and the Web are acceptable substitutes to
methods of "cataloging."
- Investigate the manner in which SGML should be mapped to MARC and vice versa.
program should develop a pilot SGML CIP.
- Determine standards that will provide locator information which is transportable and
updatable in bibliographic records.
- Convene librarians, vendors, publishers, and members of the Internet Engineering Task Force
discuss standards for describing and accessing online documents.
- Convene a task force to investigate library and information science education concerning the
of information storage and retrieval using the Internet and cataloging digital documents.
- Establish a committee to promote interest in carrying out research on the use of digitized
and to determine what research is currently in progress. Work with public service and collection
development librarians to determine user needs and awareness of digital resources.