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LITA/ALCTS ACIG Call for Chair-Elect and Annual Meeting Program

Apologies for cross-posting:For those interested in being more involved in ALA and the Authority Control  
Interest Group, the two year position of Vice-Chair/Chair Elect is open for candidates  
at Anaheim, Annual 2012.
Details about responsibilities are provided on the ACIG wiki under Officers  http://wikis.ala.org/lita/index.php/Authority_Control_IG 

If you are able to attend ALA conferences and are interested, please contact  
Melanie McGurr (mcgurr.2@osu.edu). 

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.