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Call for proposals - ALA Annual Conference 2013 in Chicago

***Call for proposals—deadline Friday May 17th***

The ALCTS CaMMS Cataloging & Classification Research Interest Group is seeking proposals for presentations at its ALA Annual meeting in Chicago, IL. The meeting will be on Sunday, June 30, 2013, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in N229 McCormick Place Convention Center.
The theme of the meeting will be “Catalog Evolution.” Possible topics include, but are not limited to:


   Research on transitioning from AACR2 to RDA

   Research on cataloging in a mixed metadata environment with records in multiple schemas, formats, and standards

   Research on transitioning from a traditional catalog to a web-based next-generation or FRBR catalog

   Research on alternatives to the MARC format

   Research on discovery layer catalogs


Full presentations should be 15 to 20 minutes long. Audience questions and discussion will be encouraged after the presentations.  Brief 5 to 10 minute summaries of less extensive projects or research in progress will also be considered.
Email proposals by Friday, May 17th to Masha Stepanova (stepanm@miamioh.edu) or Nastia Guimaraes (aguimara@nd.edu). Please include:

   Presentation title

   A brief (1 page or less) summary of the focus of the proposed presentation

   Stage of project completion by June 2013

   Amount of time needed to make the presentation

   Names and positions of presenter(s)

   Email address(es) of presenter(s)


We look forward to hearing from you!


CCRIG Chair 2012/13

Masha Stepanova

Head, Cataloging & Processing

Miami University



CCRIG Vice-Chair 2012/13

Nastia Guimaraes

Electronic Resources and Serials Cataloging Librarian

University of Notre Dame