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Bicentennial Conference  on 
        Bibliographic Control for the New Millenium: Confronting the Challenges of Networked 
        Resources and the Web
sponsored by the Library of Congress Cataloging Directorate

Conference Program

revised 10/31/00 to add Thomas Mann discussion paper under Topic 2
revised 10/25/00 to change date of Gala Dinner, move Topic 3B to the first day, and adjust all times for Day 2
revised 9/11/00

Day 1
Wednesday November 15, 2000
8:00-8:30 Arrival and registration All participants
8:30-9:00 Coffee/Continental breakfast
9:00-9:15 Welcome, introductions, etc. Winston Tabb, Beacher Wiggins, John Byrum
9:15-9:45 From Card Catalogues to WebPACS: Celebrating Cataloging in the 20th Century Michael Gorman
Topic 1: The Library Catalog and the Web

Discussion paper: Metadata for Web Resources: How Metadata Works on the Web
Martin Dillon
9:45-10:05 Topic 1A: The Catalog as Portal to the Internet Sarah Thomas
10:05-10:25 Topic 1B: The Library Catalogue in a Networked Environment Tom Delsey
10:25-10:55 Break/Coffee service
10:55-11:15 Topic 1C: International Metadata Initiatives: Lessons in Bibliographic Control Priscilla Caplan
11:15-11:45 Panel reactions and questions (10 minutes per panelist to review highlights and ask questions of presenter)
Topic 1A: Panel reactor Brian Schottlaender
Topic 1B: Panel reactor Jennifer Trant
Topic 1C: Panel reactor Robin Wendler
11:45-12:00 Q&A All participants
12:00-1:00 Lunch
Topic 2: Assessing Current Library Standards for
Bibliographic Control and Web Access

Discussion paper: "Is Precoordination Unnecessary in LCSH? Are Web Sites More Important to Catalog than Books? : A Reference Librarian's Thoughts on the Future of Bibliographic Control" by Thomas Mann
1:00-1:20 Topic 2A: Crossing a Digital Divide: AACR2 and Unaddressed Problems of Networked Resources Matthew Beacom
1:20-1:40 Topic 2B: Exploiting LCSH, LCC, and DDC to Retrieve Networked Resources Lois Mai Chan
1:40-2:00 Panel Reactions and questions (10 min. for each panelist to review highlights and ask questions of presenter)
2A. Panel reactor Glenn Patton
2B. Panel reactor Diane Vizine-Goetz
2:00-2:15 Q&AAll participants
2:15-2:35 Topic 2C. Resource Discovery Using Z39.50: Promise and Reality William E. Moen
2:35-2:50 Q&AAll participants
2:50-3:20 Break/Refreshments
3:20-3:40 Topic 2D. Authority Control on the Web Barbara Tillett
3:40-3:55 Q&AAll participants
Topic 3: Future Directions
3:55-4:15 Topic 3A: AACR2 and Its Place in the Digital World: Near-term Revisions and Long-term Direction Ann Huthwaite
4:15-4:35 Topic 3B: Extending MARC to Meet New Challenges in Bibliographic Control of the Web Sally McCallum
4:35-4:55 Panel Reactions and questions (10 min. for each panelist to review highlights and ask questions of presenter)
Topic 3A: Panel reactor Lynne Howarth
Topic 3B: Panel reactor Paul Weiss
4:55-5:10 Q&A All participants

Day 2
Thursday November 16, 2000
8:00-8:45 Arrival and registration
Coffee/Continental breakfast
All participants
8:45-9:05 Topic 3C: Business Unusual: How "Event-Awareness" May Breathe Life Into the Catalog? Carl Lagoze
9:05-9:20 Q&A All participants
9:20-9:40 Topic 3D: Descriptive Resource Needs from the Reference Perspective Carolyn Larson and Linda Arret
9:40-9:55 Q&A All participants
9:55-10:25 Break/Coffee service
Topic 4: Experimentation

Discussion Paper: Some Observations on Metadata and Digital Libraries
Caroline Arms

Discussion Paper: An Initial Survey and Description of How Selected United States Government Libraries, Information Centers, and Information Services Provide Public Access to Information Via the Internet
Thomas Downing
10:25-10:45 Topic 4A: A Comparison of Web Resource Access Experiments: Planning for the New Millennium Jane Greenberg
10:45-11:00 Q&A All participants
11:00-11:20 Topic 4B: Redesign of Library Workflows: Experimental Models for Electronic Resource Description Karen Calhoun
11:20-11:35 Q&A All participants
Topic 5: Exploring Partnerships

Discussion paper: Metadata, Cataloging, Digitization and Retrieval: Who's Doing What to Whom: The Colorado Digitization Project Experience
Liz Bishoff and Bill Garrison
11:35-11:55 Topic 5A: Exploring Partnerships: Librarians, Producers and Vendors: What Do Librarians Need? Michael Kaplan
11:55-12:10 Q&A All participants
12:10-1:10 Lunch
1:10-1:25 Video All participants
1:25-1:55 Topic 5B: Panel: What Can Producers And Vendors Provide? (10 min for each Panelist) Lynn Connaway, Jeff Calcagno, Amira Aaron
1:55-2:10 Q&A All participants
2:10-2:30 Topic 5C: Partnerships to Mine Unexploited Sources of Metadata Regina Reynolds
2:30-2:45 Q&A All participants
2:45-3:05 Break/Refreshments
3:05-5:00 Topical discussion groups All participants
6:30-7:30 Reception and optional visits to LC exhibits in the Great Hall vicinity
7:30-8:45 LC hosted dinner in Great Hall
Featured speaker: Clifford Lynch

Day 3
Friday November 17, 2000
8:00-8:30 Arrival/Registration All participants
8:30-9:00 Coffee/Continental breakfast
9:00-10:15 Topical discussion groups formulate prioritized list of short-term/long-term recommendations for specified topics
10:15-10:30 Break/coffee service

LC recorders input group recommendations into computer
10:30-11:45 Facilitators of the 11 topical discussion groups present prioritized list of recommendations at plenary sessions; conferees pose questions/reactions (15 min. each)
LC to use lists and the discussion in determining action plan/next steps following the conference
11:45-12:15 Hosted brief lunch break--box lunch provided
12:15-2:00 Facilitators' presentations (continued)
2:00 Adjournment

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December 14, 2000
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