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.

Call for discussion topics at ALA Annual 2019

  • 1.  Call for discussion topics at ALA Annual 2019

    Posted May 14, 2019 08:57 AM

    Greetings,

    This is a general call for discussion topics for the meeting of the ALCTS-CaMMS/MAGIRT Cartographic Resources Cataloging Interest Group at the ALA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.:

    Date:               Sunday, June 23, 2019
    Time:               8:00-10:00 AM
    Location:         Washington Convention Center, 102A
    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 D.C.!

    Please send suggestions for discussion topics to tkiser@msu.edu, or reply to this discussion thread.



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    Tim Kiser
    Catalog Librarian for Maps
    Michigan State University Libraries
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  • 2.  RE: Call for discussion topics at ALA Annual 2019

    Posted May 14, 2019 09:53 AM

    Hello fellow map nerds,

        I would like to have a brief discussion about  best practices for MARC cataloging of geospatial datasets.  I know that some of us have begun collecting examples of records done by colleagues; may we get an update from those who have participated already?  I would like MAGIRT to move toward identifying elements that we consider "core" for describing datasets, regardless of the record format or platform; what is the minimum essential metadata that will allow users to search for and find what they need?

       Thanks,

    Louise

     

    Louise Ratliff

    Social Sciences and Map Catalog Librarian

    UCLA Library Cataloging & Metadata Center

    2400 Life Sciences Building

    Box 957230

    Los Angeles, CA 90095-7230

    (310)206-5853

     






  • 3.  RE: Call for discussion topics at ALA Annual 2019

    Posted May 14, 2019 10:18 AM
    Thanks, Louise! I'll definitely include this on the agenda.

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    Tim Kiser
    Catalog Librarian for Maps
    Michigan State University Libraries
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