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The Library of Congress > Cataloging, Acquisitions > PCC > CONSER > CONSER Operations Committee Meeting 2004

May 6-7, 2004
James Madison Building, Library of Congress

Attendees (PDF, 60KB)

Thursday, May 6th 

8:30-12:00  -  Joint opening session with BIBCO  -  Mumford Room (directions, map)

8:30-9:00 Coffee and refreshment
9:00-9:15 Welcome (Carlen Ruschoff, Chair PCC)
9:15-9:35 OCLC report (Robert Bremer - Cynthia Whitacre)
  1. Parallel records implementation and issues
  2. Aggregator neutral records in WorldCat
        Aggregator neutral records for integrating resources
  3. NACO functionality in the Connexion client
  4. NACO review file
9:35-9:45 RLG report
  • Update on functionality in the new client, esp. NACO; 042 issue
9:45-10:25 CONSER Summit update (Les Hawkins)
  1. Overview of Summit
  2. PCC Coordination of recommendations that involve both CONSER and BIBCO.
    Specific recommendations:
    • Display issues for separate records when cataloged as multiple versions
    • Establish a relationship with publishers to promote best publishing practices in metadata creation and sharing
    • Publisher education on metadata needed for sharing with libraries
    • OpenURLs in PCC records?
  3. Recommendations and next steps
10:25-10:35 Break
10:35-11:15 Standing Committee reports
  1. Automation (Gary Charbonneau)
  2. Standards (Paul Weiss)
  3. Training (David Banush)
    • Training/Documentation issues in regard to ALCTS/PCC joint ventures;
    • infrastructure for joint training program
11:15-12:00 Library of Congress modes of cataloging report (Judy Mansfield: document: Cataloging Directorate Strategic Plan, Goal 4, Group 2 : Processing Rule Analysis Group Report) (PDF, 191KB)
12:00-1:00 Lunch

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1:00-5:00  -  CONSER Meeting  -  West Dining Room (directions, map)

1:00-1:15 Introduction of new members or representatives, CONSER staff
1:15-2:30 Reports:
  1. LC/CONSER representative report (Lucy Barron - 10 min.)
  2. CPSO update: LCRI update cycle; SARs, bib records, and rule changes; forthcoming changes (Judy Kuhagen - 30 min.)
  Discussion: (30 min.)

LCRI 12.7B4.2, how is it working? Integrated-entry cataloging for e-serials. Beth Jedlicka Thornton and Steve Shadle: 2 documents:
  1. Aggregator-neutral records & LCRI 12.7B2: Electronic Serials That Don’t Retain Earlier Titles (PDF, 339KB)
  2. Disappearing Bibliographic Information and LCRI 12.7B4.2 (PDF, 496KB)
2:30-3:00 Break with LC Serial Record Division Cataloging Sections
  Summit outcomes
3:00-3:30 Overview/impressions
3:30-4:45 Open discussion: Summit implications for CONSER's mission and strategic plan (Carlen Ruschoff and Roxanne Sellberg)
4:45-5:00 Review - Feed back - Goals for next day
6:30 BIBCO/CONSER Dinner at Thunder Grill (external link)
(Please send an email to Patricia Van Ryn ([email protected]) by Friday April 30 letting her know your name and any other guests coming with you)

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Friday, May 7th  -  West Dining Room

8:30-9:00 Coffee and refreshments
9:00-10:45 Summit issues continued
  1. CONSER support of the ISSN Network in general; CONSER input on the need for the ISSN to act as a work level identifier. Discuss ways to assure ISSN coverage and accuracy in the CONSER database (Regina Reynolds - Les Hawkins: document: Revision of the ISSN Standard - 45 min.)
  2. URLs in CONSER records (Valerie Bross; document: URLs in CONSER records)     45 min.
  3. An Approach to Serials with FRBR in Mind (Frieda Rosenberg: documents: An Approach to Serials with FRBR in Mind (external link) - Summary (external link) 15 min.)
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-12:00 AACR2 Compatibility: making better use of non-AACR2 records (Lucy Barron: document: AACR2 Compatibility : making better use of non-AACR2 records) (PDF, 104KB)
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:45 Aggregator-Neutral record: How is it working?
  1. CONSER Coverage of e-serials in aggregations and packages (document: Coverage 45 min.)
    Macro for cloning aggregator-neutral records from print records (Adolfo Tarango)
  2. Preferred form of notes (Robert Bremer; 2 documents - 30 min.)
    1. Proposal to Standardize Routine 530 and 538 Notes in Bibliographic Records for Online Serials
    2. Notes and Captions
  3. In light of the aggregator neutral approach a brief discussion on cataloging microform serials might be worthwhile, i.e., should we consider combining such records into one record by type of microform with multiple 533s? (Robert Bremer - 30 min.)
2:45-3:00 Wrap-up

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