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Discussion Call For Proposals: ALCTS CaMMS Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group, ALA Midwinter 2017

by Allison Yanos on Wed, Oct 19, 2016 at 01:19 pm

Calling all Internship Supervisors and Interns:

Have you been part of a successful cataloging and/or metadata internship experience? The ALCTS CaMMS Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group seeks speakers to present at its session during the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta on Friday, January 20, 2017, 1:00-2:30 pm.

Calling all Internship Supervisors and Interns:

Have you been part of a successful cataloging and/or metadata internship experience? The ALCTS CaMMS Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group seeks speakers to present at its session during the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta on Friday, January 20, 2017, 1:00-2:30 pm.

We are interested in the keys to effective internships in preparing future cataloging and metadata professionals, and we would like you to share your strategies and best practices with us. Our interest group discusses the current state of education and employment in cataloging and explores the relationship of cataloging practitioners and employers with library educators.

Presentations (not including time for questions and answers) should last no longer than 20 minutes.

Please submit a presentation proposal to Susan Rathbun-Grubb (srathbun@mailbox.sc.edu) and Allison Yanos (Allison_Yanos@baylor.edu), Co-Chairs of the Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group by Friday, November 18th. Your proposal should include: 1) Proposed presentation title; 2) abstract (up to 150 words); and 3) name and position of presenter.

Thank you, and we look forward to reading your proposals.

ALCTS CaMMS Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group

Susan Rathbun-Grubb and Allison Yanos, Co-Chairs

Maurine McCourry and Elizabeth Shoemaker, Vice Co-Chairs

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Online Doc CECCIG Annual 2016 Meeting Summary

by Jennifer Liss on Fri, Jul 8, 2016 at 01:38 pm

The Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group (CECCIG) met during the 2016 ALA Annual Conference on Friday, June 24 in Orlando to introduce the draft document, Core Competencies for Professional Catalogers.

The Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group (CECCIG) met during the 2016 ALA Annual Conference on Friday, June 24 in Orlando to introduce the draft document, Core Competencies for Professional Catalogers.

Bruce Evans, chair of the Cataloging Competencies Task Force, provided an explanation of the purpose, structure, and high-level content of the draft. Evans' presentation slides are available on ALA Connect.

Evans invited attendees to break into small groups to discuss the draft and report their comments and suggestions to the whole. A summary of the feedback on the draft is attached.

The draft will be available for comment until July 31, 2016.

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Discussion ALA Annual Session

by Karen Snow on Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 11:51 am

The ALCTS CaMMS Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group will meet on Friday, June 24 from 1:00-2:30pm at the HYATT Regency Orlando, Room Bayhill 21. The interest group will host an open forum to discuss a draft cataloging competencies document.

Comments maybe left directly on the draft in Google Docs: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1cHCaGdSEhVEban4v6BQ246k1cNn3VrYHCICFFx2DDY0/edit?usp=sharing.

File SLIDES-Intro-to-Draft-Cataloging-Competencies

by Jennifer Liss on Wed, Jul 6, 2016 at 08:58 am

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Online Doc CECCIG Midwinter 2016 Meeting Summary

by Jennifer Liss on Sun, Jan 24, 2016 at 11:36 am

The Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group met at ALA Midwinter on Friday, January 8, 2016 to share updates regarding the work of the Cataloging Competencies Task Force. Following a presentations of findings led by Task Force chair, Bruce Evans of Baylor University, the Interest Group leadership led a discussion of possible next steps in crafting a cataloging competencies document.

A complete summary of the discussion, with links to presentation slides and handouts, is attached.

File Midwinter-2016-Report_FINAL

by Bruce Evans on Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 10:58 am

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File Job Qualifications Explanation of Categories

by Jennifer Liss on Tue, Jan 12, 2016 at 09:17 am

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File DRAFT Cataloging Competencies Blueprint

by Jennifer Liss on Tue, Jan 12, 2016 at 09:17 am

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File DRAFT Competency Job Duty Correlation

by Jennifer Liss on Tue, Jan 12, 2016 at 09:17 am

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File Job Qualifications Tally Sheet

by Jennifer Liss on Tue, Jan 12, 2016 at 09:17 am

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To discuss the current state of education and employment in cataloging and to explore the relationship of cataloging practitioners and employers with library educators.

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