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ALCTS Cataloging Norms Interest Group call for proposals ALA Annual 2011

ALCTS CCS Cataloging Norms Interest Group invites speakers for its meeting at the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans on Saturday, June 25th from 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Presentation topics should be of current interest to catalogers, cataloging managers and administrators. Possible topics include, but are not limited to: * evolution, definition, and functions of the catalog and cataloging norms;* emerging concepts and implementations of "next generation catalogs";* RDA and FRBR;* cataloging in hybrid and digital libraries;* changes in catalogers' workflows;* emerging perceptions of cataloging quality;* how end users' expectations and behaviors affect cataloging norms;* metadata records and elements in different contexts;* the impact of web norms on cataloging norms from the perspectives of web developers and catalogers. Presentations should be approximately 15-20 minutes in length, with additional time allowed for questions and answers. Please send abstracts of proposals to co-chairs by Monday, May 9th .  We look forward to hearing from you! Cataloging Norms Co-Chairs,Michele Seikel Associate Prof. of Bibliography, Cataloger, Edmon Low Library, Oklahoma State University seikel@okstate.eduCo-Chair, ALCTS CCS Cataloging Norms Interest GroupMelanie McGurr Coordinator of Authority Control and Database Maintenance Ohio State University Libraries Co-Chair, ALCTS CCS Cataloging Norms Interest Groupmcgurr.2@osu.edu