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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.

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  • 1.  ACIG roster for 2014-2015

    Posted Jul 10, 2014 11:02 AM

    This is the current roster for the Authority Control Interest Group, 2014-2015. A new vice-chair was appointed and two new members-at-large were appointed at the business meeting at ALA Annual in Las Vegas.

    Nathan B. Putnam (Chair, 2014-2015) - Head, Metadata Services, University of Maryland

    Scott Piepenburg (Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect, 2014-2015) - Head of Cataloging, Odum Library – Valdosta State University

    Christina Hennessey (Past Chair, 2014-2015) - Cataloging Librarian, William H. Hannon Library, Loyola Marymount University

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

    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

    Richard Guinn (Member-at-Large 2014-2016) - Technical Services Librarian, University of Texas, School of Public Health Library

    Jodi Spillane (Member-at-Large 2014-2016) – Cataloger, University of South Carolina

    Rosemary Groenwald (Member-at-Large 2014-2016) – Head, Tech Services, Mount Prospect Public Library

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