Core Authority Control Interest Group

last person joined: yesterday 

✉ Send an email to to start a discussion or share a file.

About this Group

👐 Anyone can view all content in the group, but only people who join it can post to it. Anyone can join to participate.

Purpose: Provides a forum for discussion of a variety of issues related to authority control for online catalogs and for international sharing of authority of data.

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

Portraits of three Core members with caption Become a Member: Find Your Home: Core.


  • 1.  ACIG roster for 2013-2014

    Posted Jul 18, 2013 11:14 AM

    This is the current roster for the Authority Control Interest Group, 2013-2014. During the business meeting at ALA Annual in Chicago in June 2013, we did away with the member-at-large designations we had used in previous years.

    Christina Hennessey (Chair, 2013-2014) - Cataloging Librarian, William H. Hannon Library, Loyola Marymount University

    Nathan B. Putnam (Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect, 2013-2014) - Head, Metadata Resource Management & Discovery, University of Maryland

    Caroline Miller (Past Chair 2013-2014) - Team Leader, Discovery Team - UCLA Library Cataloging & Metadata Center

    Mark Scharff (Secretary 2013-2015) - Music Cataloger - Gaylord Music Library - Washington University in St. Louis

    Richard Guinn (Member-at-Large 2012-2014) - Technical Services Librarian, University of Texas, School of Public Health Library

    Elaine Winske (Member-at-Large 2012-2014) - Authorities & Database Maintenance Librarian - Florida International University Green Library

    Robert Rohrbacher (Member-at-Large 2013-2015) - Social Sciences & Government Documents Cataloger - Stanford University Libraries

    Nancy Sack (Member-at-Large 2013-2015) – Cataloging Librarian, University of Hawaii at Manoa

    Tatyana Chubaryan (Member-at-Large 2013-2015) – Senior Lecturer, University Libraries, Texas A&M

    Jennifer Sweda (Member-at-Large 2013-2015) – Social Sciences Cataloging Librarian, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

    Nate Cothran (Member-at-Large 2013-2015) – Vice President, Automation Services,Backstage Library Works

    Suzhen Chen (ACIG Web Coordinator 2012-2014) - Bibliographic/Metadata Services - Kelvin Smith Library, Case Western Reserve University

    Raymond Schmidt (Liaison from Music Library Association) - Manager of Cataloging and Metadata - Wellesley College