ALCTS CaMMS / MAGIRT Cartographic Resources Cataloging Interest Group

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

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

    Posted Jan 17, 2014 10:22 AM

    Dear Colleagues,



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



    ALCTS CaMMS/MAGIRT Cartographic Resources Cataloging Interest Group



    When:
    Sunday, January 26, 2014, 8:30 am to 10:00 am (EST)


    Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center, Room 104A, Philadelphia



    Discussion topics will include:


    -Applying the WEMI model to cartographic materials and how this is reflected in catalog records
      (e.g. treatment of editions and when it’s appropriate to have ”preferred title” in a map record)


    -Linked open data, especially how it might relate to geographic name authority records


    -Use of geographic coordinates in authority records


    -Search interfaces and the use and role of geographic coordinates in catalog records for spatial search



    Please feel free to bring other cartographic resources cataloging topics of interest and we will try to 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 Philadelphia!


    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
    Geospatial Resources Cataloger


    Information & Technical Services
    Harvard Map Collection
    Pusey Library
    Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

    617-495-2417

    e-mail: mmcgee@fas.harvard.edu

    Harvard Geospatial Library: http://hgl.harvard.edu