Core Authority Control Interest Group

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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.

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

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  • 1.  ACIG networks

    Posted Jul 27, 2010 08:22 AM
    Hello all,

    What is everyone's view on which social networks to use, communicate on, etc.?

    On one hand, I realize that different people prefer different networks (Twitter,Facebook, LinkedIn, ALA Connect etc.) and see the benefit of reaching them through what they're comfortable with. However, on the other hand, I see the challenge of overreaching and the hassle of posting on and maintaining several platforms.

    Richard


  • 2.  RE: ACIG networks

    Posted Jul 27, 2010 09:35 AM

    Richard, I agree that too many tools can hinder networking as much as help. If it is ALA related, I like using ALA Connect because it is one source everyone has access to and it provides a history of the discussion.