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Going Global! Finding Non-English Language Specialists

ALCTS Program
Going Global! Finding Non-English Language Specialists
ALA Annual Conference Chicago
Monday July 13, 2009
8:00 AM- 10:00 AM
Sponsors by: ALCTS/ACRL/LLAMA
McCormick Place West
Room: W-180

The ALCTS Steering Committee to Oversee the Implementation of the Non-English Language Task Force Recommendations is pleased to invite you to attend the "Going Global! Finding Non-English Language Specialists" Program. This program
will address issues of the ALCTS Non-English TF recommendation 8. The program will consist of panel presentations and discussions related to the following issues:

* How to identify and recruit the right non-English language specialists;
* How to maintain sufficient quality control of (and access to) records for non-English language materials; and
* How to employ creative, alternative staffing solutions in this area.

Presentations/Speakers:

Title: Providing access to Chinese and Russian language materials in the Minuteman Library Network
Speaker: Amy Hart
Head, Bibliographic Services
Minuteman Library Network

Title: Vendor Vernacular: Going Global from a Vendor's
Perspective

Speaker: Patricia Stelter
Vice President, Bibliographic Services
BSLW

Title: Empowerment, Innovation and Collaboration in the Area of Non-English Language Cataloging at OSUL's Cataloging Department

Speaker: Sherab Chen
Assistant Professor and Coordinator for Non-Roman Cataloging
Cataloging Department
The Ohio State University Libraries

Title: Adding Vernacular Cyrillic to Catalog Records Despite Too Little Money and Too Few Staff
Speakers:
Alena Aissing
Slavic Studies Librarian

Hikaru Nakano
East Asian Cataloger
George A. Smathers Libraries of the University of
Florida