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Call for proposals - ALA Annual Conference 2013 in Chicago

  • 1.  Call for proposals - ALA Annual Conference 2013 in Chicago

    Posted Apr 30, 2013 08:45 AM

    ***Call for proposals—deadline Friday May 17th***

    The ALCTS CaMMS Cataloging & Classification Research Interest Group is seeking proposals for presentations at its ALA Annual meeting in Chicago, IL. The meeting will be on Sunday, June 30, 2013, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in N229 McCormick Place Convention Center.
    The theme of the meeting will be “Catalog Evolution.” Possible topics include, but are not limited to:


       Research on transitioning from AACR2 to RDA

       Research on cataloging in a mixed metadata environment with records in multiple schemas, formats, and standards

       Research on transitioning from a traditional catalog to a web-based next-generation or FRBR catalog

       Research on alternatives to the MARC format

       Research on discovery layer catalogs


    Full presentations should be 15 to 20 minutes long. Audience questions and discussion will be encouraged after the presentations.  Brief 5 to 10 minute summaries of less extensive projects or research in progress will also be considered.
    Email proposals by Friday, May 17th to Masha Stepanova ( or Nastia Guimaraes ( Please include:

       Presentation title

       A brief (1 page or less) summary of the focus of the proposed presentation

       Stage of project completion by June 2013

       Amount of time needed to make the presentation

       Names and positions of presenter(s)

       Email address(es) of presenter(s)


    We look forward to hearing from you!


    CCRIG Chair 2012/13

    Masha Stepanova

    Head, Cataloging & Processing

    Miami University


    CCRIG Vice-Chair 2012/13

    Nastia Guimaraes

    Electronic Resources and Serials Cataloging Librarian

    University of Notre Dame