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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
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.


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

Speaker: Patricia Stelter
Vice President, Bibliographic Services

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
Alena Aissing
Slavic Studies Librarian

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