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WESS Cataloging Discussion Group: ALA Midwinter meeting, Atlanta

Saturday, January 21, 2017
8:30 am to 10:00 am, US/Eastern

WESS Cataloging Discussion Group Meeting
ALA Midwinter Meeting 2017, Atlanta, Georgia
Saturday 21 January 2017
8:30-10:00 AM
Westin Peachtree Plaza, Piedmont Room 2


The WESS Cataloging DG addresses themes related to the cataloguing of European-language resources as well as non-English-language resources more generally. It provides a forum for the informal exchange of ideas and reports of experiences. All interested conference-goers -- WESS members and non-WESS members alike -- are very welcome to participate.


I. Welcome and introductions
Including any brief announcements (open positions, special projects, etc.)

 II. Discussions and experience-sharing

• Linked-data projects in Europe
• BIBFRAME and other linked-data projects locally
Your own or your library’s experiences with testing.
• IFLA 2016 cataloguing sessions
Information and impressions from anyone who was able to attend IFLA 2016 in Columbus.
• Other discussion topics (as time permits)
Please bring suggested topics and questions of interest to you!

 III. Ideas for WESS Cataloging Discussion Group meeting at ALA Annual Conference 2017 in Chicago


Kathryn Kuntz (Rapid City Public Library), kkuntz@rcplib.org
Rebecca R. Malek-Wiley (Tulane University), malek@tulane.edu