Bibliographic Framework Initiative (Library of Congress)

The Library of Congress > BIBFRAME > Announcements, Resources, and Reports > ALA Annual 2016 Midwinter Meeting, January 10, 2016 - 10:30-11:30 am

SUNDAY, January 10, 2016 - 10:30 - Noon

Renaissance Waterfront Hotel, Pacific Salons A-D (Boston, Massachusetts)

The Bibliographic Framework Initiative (BIBFRAME) is a major community challenge to provide an alternative to the deeply embedded MARC formats that will be more compatible with the Web and Internet environment that offers new opportunities to leverage information.


  • Update on Library of Congress BIBFRAME Pilot
    Beacher Wiggins, Director, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access, Library of Congress
  • Update on BIBFRAME Vocabulary Development (PPT, 105 KB)
    Sally McCallum, Chief, Network Development and MARC Standards Office, Library of Congress
  • One Supplier’s Approach to BIBFRAME/Linked Data (PDF, 1.8 MB)
    Tiziana Possemato, Casalini libri
  • LD4P (Linked Data for Production) project overviews
    • Princeton: Archives and annotations (PPT, 5.4 MB)
      Jennifer Baxmeyer, Electronic Resources Team Leader, Cataloging and Metadata Services, Princeton University Library
    • Columbia: Art and museums (PDF, 390 KB)
      Melanie Wacker, Metadata Coordinator, Original and Special Materials Cataloging, and Amber Billey, Metadata Librarian, Columbia University Libraries
    • Cornell: Rare books and hip hop LPs (PPT, 867 KB)
      Chew Chiat Naun, Associate Librarian, Office of the Associate University Librarian for Central Library Operations, Cornell University
  • OCLC Update (PDF, 4.07 MB)
    John Chapman, Product Manager, WorldShare Metadata, OCLC
  • Zepheira Update (PPT, 4.73 MB)
    Eric Miller, President, Zepheira, Inc.