Program announcement: ALCTS/LITA Authority Control Interest Group Annual 2012 Program
by Melanie McGurr (observer) on Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 06:16 am
ALCTS/LITA Authority Control Interest Group
Sunday, June 24, 2012
Hilton 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.