Program announcement: ALCTS/LITA Authority Control Interest Group Annual 2012 Program
ALCTS/LITA Authority Control Interest GroupSunday, June 24, 20121:30-3:30Hilton Anaheim in Pacific B Re-purposing Authority Data in Preparation for RDA The Authority Control Interest Group invites you to join us for a discussion of re-purposing authority data. Our speakers are: · Janis Young from the Policy and Standards Division Library of Congress (PSD) will give a report on PSD's activities. · Gary Strawn, Authorities Librarian at Northwestern University Libraries, will discuss his work converting AACR2 headings into RDA. · Ana Cristan from the Library of Congress PSD will provide an update on what Library of Congress is doing to prepare for RDA authorities. · Karen Anderson from Backstage Library Works will discuss the Backstage plan in place to work with libraries ready for the transition, including a cross-walk to convert authority data from AACR2 to RDA. All are invited to attend the ACIG business meeting held after the program.