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ALCTS/MAGERT Cartographic Materials PreConference

Cataloging & Description of Cartographic Resources:  From Parchment to Pixels, Paper to Digital

Thursday, June 24, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (Basic Map Cataloging) and Friday, June 25, 8:30 a.m.-Noon (Digital Cart. Materials Cataloging); Washington Conv. Center, 146C

Event code: ALC1

Intended primarily for the novice, but including advanced topics of interest to experienced catalogers, learn map cataloging basics on day one, focusing on three areas of bibliographic description: title(s), mathematical data and physical description. Additional areas/topics will be covered as well. Day one sessions will focus on hardcopy maps; day two covers digital cartographic resources. Principles covered on day one will be applied to digital items and expanded upon on day two.

Instructors: Paige Andrew, Pennsylvania State University and Susan Moore, University of Northern Iowa; Mary Larsgaard, Librarian Emeritus, University of California - Santa Barbara

Cosponsored by OLAC and MAGERT.

Registration for this preconference: Advance and Onsite: ALA Member $329; Division (ALCTS) Member $279; Retired Member $129; Student Member $129; Non-Member $389  Registration is through the ALA Annual Conference registration site at AC2010 icon and follow the links to the registration page. 


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