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Library of Congress Volume 9, no. 7 ISSN 1066-8829 June 2001


LC at ALA Annual 2001

LC at ALA Annual 2001

LC staff will represent or report for the Library at the following cataloging-related meetings and events during ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco. Information is valid as of June 7, 2001. This listing includes only meetings and events of interest to cataloging staff. For a complete listing of all appearances by LC employees at ALA, see the special LC Web site for ALA, URL //

LC Exhibit Booth

The Library's exhibit booth is no. 705, Moscone Convention Center.

Friday June 15

LITA Preconference Institute, "The Future of Serials Control: Implementation of the MARC 21 Holdings Format."

Friday, June 15, 8:30 am-5:00 pm, Hilton & Towers, Continental Ballroom 5.

Faculty from LC: Linda Miller (9:45-11:00 am), Rebecca Guenther (11:00 am-12:00 pm).

PCC SACO Workshop A, "Basic SACO."

Friday, June 15, 9:00 am-12:00 pm, Argent Hotel, 50 Third Street, Concordia Room.

Instructor: Lynn El-Hoshy. Preregistration only.

ALCTS Technical Services Directors of Large Research Libraries Discussion Group (Big Heads).

Friday, June 15, 9:30 am-12:30 pm, Marriott-Salon 9.

LC report: Beacher Wiggins.

PCC SACO Workshop B, "Ethnic Groups and Ethnic Qualifiers in LCSH."

Friday, June 15, 1:00-4:00 pm, Argent Hotel, City.

Instructor: Barbara Conaty. Preregistration only.

RLG RLIN Strategy Focus Group.

Friday, June 15, 2:30-4:30 pm, Marriott-Sierra J.

LC representative: Beacher Wiggins.

COLT (Council on Library/Media Technicians) Conference.

June 13-16.

Presentation on LC cataloging: Friday, June 15, 3:30-4:20 pm, Holiday Inn (Financial District), speaker Gene Kinnaly.

Quality Books reception in celebration of the CIP programs 30th anniversary.

Friday, June 15, 5:00-7:00 pm, San Francisco Marriott, Salon 4-6, 55 Fourth Street.

This will be an opportunity to thank publishers for their role in the Cataloging in Publication Program. All LC staff attending ALA are invited.

ALCTS CCS SAC Subcommittee on Metadata and Subject Analysis.

Friday, June 15, 6:00-8:00 pm, Parc Fifty-Five-Da Vinci.

Member from LC: Lynn El-Hoshy. Continues Saturday, June 16.

OLAC (Online Audiovisual Catalogers, Inc.) Cataloging Policy Committee.

Friday, June 15, 7:30-9:30 pm, Argent Hotel-Franciscan III.

From LC: Gene Kinnaly.

Saturday June 16

OCLC Dewey Update Breakfast.

Saturday, June 16, 7:00-8:30 am, Argent Hotel-City.

OCLC Forest Press editor-in-chief: Joan S. Mitchell.

Dewey assistant editors: Julianne Beall, Winton Matthews, Gregory New.

ALCTS CCS CC: DA Task Force on Specific Characteristics of Electronic Resources.

Saturday, June 16, 8:30-11:00 am, Hyatt Regency-Garden Room B.

LC representative: Gene Kinnaly.

ALCTS Organization and Bylaws Committee.

Saturday, June 16, 8:30 am-12:30 pm, Westin St. Francis-Sussex Room. Continues Tuesday, June 19.

LC liaison: John Mitchell.

MARBI. Saturday, June 16, 9:30 am-12:30 pm.

Hyatt Regency-Seacliff C/D.

LC representative: Sally McCallum; also Rebecca Guenther, Jean Hirons. Meeting continues Sunday, June 17.

ALCTS CCS Policy & Research Committee.

Saturday, June 16, 2:00-4:00 pm, Grand Hyatt-San Francisco B.

LC representative: Beacher Wiggins.

ALCTS CCS Committee on Education, Training, and Recruitment to Cataloging.

Saturday, June 16, 2:00-4:00 pm, Stanford Court-Gold Room.

LC report: Susan Morris.

ALCTS CCS CC:DA (Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access).

Saturday, June 16, 2:00-5:30 pm, Marriott-Salon 7.

LC report: Barbara Tillett.

LITA liaison: David Williamson.

NMRT liaison: Gene Kinnaly.

PCC CONSER Publication Pattern Task Force Meeting.

Saturday, June 16, 4:00-6:00 pm, Hilton & Towers-OCLC Red Suite.

From LC: Jean Hirons.

OLAC (Online Audiovisual Catalogers, Inc.) Membership Meeting.

Saturday, June 16, 8:00-10:00 pm, Marriott-Laurel.

From LC: Gene Kinnaly.

Sunday June 17

PCC CONSER At-Large Meeting.

Sunday, June 17, 8:00-9:30 am, Grand Hyatt-Merced. Co-leader: Jean Hirons.

MAGERT Cataloging and Classification Committee.

Sunday, June 17, 9:30-11:00 am, Marriott-Golden Gate B3.

Chair: Barbara Story.

ALCTS Subject Analysis Committee.

Sunday, June 17, 9:30 am-12:30 pm, Canterbury Hotel-Garden/Lanai Room. Continues Monday, June 18.

LC liaison: Lynn El-Hoshy. Dewey report: Julianne Beall.

PCC CONSER Participants Workshop.

Sunday, June 17, 10:00 am-12:00 pm, Grand Hyatt-San Miguel.

Leader: Jean Hirons.

PCC BIBCO At-Large Meeting.

Sunday, June 17, 11:30 am-12:30 pm. Hilton & Towers-Union Square 22.

Chair: Ruta Penkiunas.

WebDewey in CORC Focus Group.

Sunday, June 17, 2:00-3:30 pm, San Francisco Hilton & Towers, OCLC Blue Suite.

DDC editors will be present.

LITA/ALCTS ACIG (Authority Control Interest Group in the Online Environment).

Program: "By What Authority? How Multiple Sources of Authority are Changing Our Concept of Control."

Sunday, June 17, 2:00-5:30 pm, Hilton & Towers-Continental Ballroom 7-9.

Speaker on "Authority Control on the Web:" Barbara Tillett.

LC report and incoming ACIG chair: Ann Della Porta.


Sunday, June 17, 2:00-5:30 pm, Canterbury Hotel-English/Garden/Lanai Rooms.

LC representative: Sally McCallum; also Rebecca Guenther. Continued from Saturday, June 16; continues Monday, June 18.

ALCTS CCS Cataloging of Childrens Materials Committee.

Sunday, June 17, 2:00-5:30 pm. Hilton & Towers-Union Square 12.

LC representative: Jane Gilchrist.

CIP Advisory Group.

Sunday, June 17, 4:30-5:30 pm, Cathedral Hill-California Room.

Chair: John Celli.

LC/RUSA Forum on Digital Reference and Bibliographic Control: Options for Collaboration.

Sunday, June 17, 4:30-6:30 pm, Grand Hyatt San Francisco, Dolores Room.

Hosted by Beacher Wiggins, Director for Cataloging and Diane Kresh, Director, Public Service Collections.

PCC Continuing Education Sponsors Forum.

Sunday, June 17, 4:30-6:00pm, Grand Hyatt-Sausalito.

From LC: Jean Hirons.

PCC Participants Discussion Group Meeting.

Sunday, June 17, 7:00-9:00 pm, Hilton & Towers, Continental Ballroom 1-3.

LC report: Ruta Penkiunas.

CONSER report: Jean Hirons.

Also attending from LC: John Byrum, Ana Cristan, John Mitchell, Susan Morris, Beacher Wiggins.

Monday June 18

ALCTS CCS CC:DA (Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access).

Monday, June 18, 8:00 am-12:30 pm, Cathedral Hill-International Room. Continued from Sunday, June 17.

LITA liaison: David Williamson.

NMRT liaison: Gene Kinnaly.

ALCTS CCS Copy Cataloging Discussion Group.

Monday, June 18, 9:30-11:00 am, Moscone Convention Center-Room 228.

LC report: Allene Hayes.

"CIP: a Vision for the Future," sponsored by ALA/ALCTS.

Monday, June 18, 2:00-4:00 pm, Moscone Convention Center, Room 306.

John Celli with Craig Van Dyck, vice-president of Manufacturing, Scientific, Technical, Medical Publishing, John Wiley & Sons, and Pat Thomas, 44-year librarian and Margaret Mann Award recipient.

Includes demo of the New Books Program.

MARCADIA Users Meeting.

Monday, June 18, 2:00-4:00 pm, Marriott-Salon 10/11.

From LC: Susan Morris.

ALCTS SS Committee to Study Serials Cataloging.

Monday, June 18, 2:00-4:00 pm, Cathedral Hill Hotel-International Room.

LC report, etc: Jean Hirons.

ALCTS Subject Analysis Committee.

Monday, June 18, 2:00-4:00 pm, Marriott-Golden Gate A3.

LC liaison: Lynn El-Hoshy.

PLA Cataloging Needs of Public Libraries Committee.

Monday, June 18,2:00-4:00 pm, Hyatt Regency-Pacific Concourse H/I.

LC liaison: Winton Matthews.


Monday, June 18, 2:00-4:00 pm. Pan Pacific-Olympic C.

LC representative: Sally McCallum; also Rebecca Guenther. Continued from Sunday, June 17.

Tuesday June 19

ALCTS Organization and Bylaws Committee.

Tuesday, June 19, 8:30am-12:30 pm, Moscone Convention Center-Room 226. Continued from Saturday, June 16.

LC liaison: John Mitchell.

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