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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.

This group is part of Core's Metadata & Collections Section.

Call for discussion topics at ALA Midwinter 2019

  • 1.  Call for discussion topics at ALA Midwinter 2019

    Posted Dec 04, 2018 08:39 AM
    Edited by Tim Kiser Dec 04, 2018 08:40 AM

    This is a general call for discussion topics for the meeting of the ALCTS-CaMMS/MAGIRT Cartographic Resources Cataloging Interest Group at the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Seattle:


    Date:               Sunday, January 27, 2019

    Time:               8:00-10:00 AM

    Location:         Grand Hyatt Seattle, Blewett Suite

    Scheduler link


    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. This is a great forum for posing questions to and exchanging ideas with members of the cartographic resources cataloging community.


    Our meeting is held jointly with the MAGIRT Cataloging & Classification Committee. Please note the 8:00 AM start time: The interest group meeting will begin at 8:00. Following a brief break, the committee's business meeting will begin at approximately 9:00 (all are welcome to stay for the committee meeting).


    A reminder message will be sent prior to the meeting with further details on the planned discussion topics.


    All are welcome to attend. If you are unable to attend the discussion session, feel free to forward your discussion topics. Notes from the session will be posted to various resources including the MAGIRT email list soon after the conference, as well as printed in the next issue of our newsletter, base line.


    We look forward to your attendance and the opportunity to share comments, concerns, and resources at the meeting in Seattle!


    Please send suggestions for discussion topics to, or reply to this thread.


    Best regards,


    Tim Kiser

    Coordinator, Cartographic Resources Cataloging Interest Group

    Tim Kiser
    Catalog Librarian for Maps
    Michigan State University Libraries