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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.