Core/ MAGIRT Cartographic Resources Cataloging Interest Group

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Discusses the basic issues relating to bibliographic control of maps and related materials. Discusses rules and standards covering such cataloging, as well as application of the rules and principles both in general and in response to specific problems, and various practicing options.

ALA Annual Cartographic Resources Cataloging Interest Group meeting (ALCTS CaMMS/MAGIRT)

  • 1.  ALA Annual Cartographic Resources Cataloging Interest Group meeting (ALCTS CaMMS/MAGIRT)

    Posted Jun 19, 2014 09:51 AM


    Please join us for the 2014 ALA Annual meeting of the:


    ALCTS CaMMS/MAGIRT Cartographic Resources Cataloging Interest Group
    ALA Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV


    When: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 8:30 am to 10:00 am (PST)
    Location: Las Vegas Convention Center, Room N234


    Discussion topics will include:



    • MAGIRT RDA Best Practices draft documentation

    • Usefulness of crowdsourced metadata


    discussion based on current American Libraries issue article:
    Metadata for Image Collections by Eddie Woodward
    American Libraries, June 2014 p. 42-44
    http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7ec7b368?page=44



    There should be plenty of time for other discussion, so please feel free to bring other cartographic resources cataloging topics of interest and we will cover them as time permits. As usual, notes from the session will be shared widely after the meeting.


    The Cartographic Resources Cataloging Interest Group meeting is an open discussion session for addressing topics of interest to the cartographic and geospatial resources cataloging community.  All Conference attendees are welcome to join and participate. 


    I hope to see many of you in Las Vegas!


    Best,


    Marc



    Coordinator, ALCTS CaMMS/MAGIRT Cartographic Resources Cataloging Interest Group


    ALA Connect Community page: http://connect.ala.org/node/64377

    ALCTS CaMMS/MAGIRT Cartographic Resources Cataloging Interest Group: http://www.ala.org/alcts/mgrps/camms/grps/ats-ccsdgmap



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    Marc McGee
    e-mail: mmcgee@fas.harvard.edu