TITLE: CIP & ONIX: The Future of Bibliographic Control?
SPEAKER: Karl Debus-López , David Williamson, Caroline Saccucci
EVENT DATE: 09/14/2010
RUNNING TIME: 59 minutes
Karl Debus-López presents background information on the Cataloging in Publication Program as it enters its fortieth year. He reviews new developments that position the program to meet an objective of the "On the Record" report to provide enhanced access to information through greater use of publisher supplied data and subject terminology. He also discusses new developments in the Electronic Cataloging in Publication Cataloging Partnership Program that will foster greater collaboration between the Library of Congress and partner libraries with expertise in specialized subject areas. David Williamson demonstrates the Library of Congress' new ONIX/MARC converter that allows automatic creation of descriptive metadata from ONIX records supplied directly from the publisher. Caroline Saccucci discusses the pros and cons of using the ONIX/MARC converter as part of a cataloger's daily work.
Speaker Biography: Karl Debus-López is chief of the U.S. General Division in the Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access directorate (ABA) of the Library of Congress. Debus-López serves also as acting chief of the U.S. Publisher & Liaison Division.
Speaker Biography: David Williamson is ABA's cataloging automation specialist at the Library of Congress. He has automated a number of processes in the cataloging and acquisitions workflow that have increased productivity for the Library and its partners and provided enhanced information in the online catalog.
Speaker Biography: Caroline Saccucci is the Acting CIP Program Specialist in the U.S. Publisher & Liaison Division of the Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access directorate (ABA) of the Library of Congress.
SERIES: Digital Future and You