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Purpose: Discusses the theory and applications related to subject terminology intended for faceted application, including FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology), AAT (Art and Architecture Thesaurus), LCGFT (Library of Congress Genre/From terms), and others. Serves as a forum for users and others interested in the faceted approach to subject access to compare notes and discuss further developments and implementation of subject faceting for digital projects and related topics.

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IFLA webinar on recent developments in genre and form vocabularies

  • 1.  IFLA webinar on recent developments in genre and form vocabularies

    Posted May 12, 2022 06:10 PM
    Forwarding an announcement that I saw on Autocat....

    The Genre/Form Working Group of the IFLA Subject Analysis and Access Section invites you to a webinar
    FASCINATING FACETS: RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN GENRE AND FORM VOCABULARIES
    Time: 19 May, 2022,  5:00-6:30 pm CEST / 8:00-9.30 am PDT Zoom WebinarAttendance is FREETo read more and to register go to: https://www.ifla.org/events/fascinating-facets-recent-developments-in-genre-and-form-vocabularies/The development of genre and form vocabularies as a facet of information retrieval has gathered increasing attention in recent years. This short webinar will discuss the background history of genre/form applications and the exciting innovations that make these vocabularies relevant and useful to today's catalog users.Speakers:RICARDO SANTOS MUÑOZ:  The IFLA Genre/Form Working Group, 2013-2022: A HistoryCASEY MULLIN:  Iteration, Not Perfection: The "Long Game" of Retrospective Implementation of Faceted VocabulariesRYAN HILDEBRAND: New and Reparative Work in Controlled Vocabulary for Rare Materials CatalogingWe  look forward to seeing you on 19 May!---IFLA Section Subject Analysis and Access - https://www.ifla.org/units/subject-analysis-and-access/
    When I registered, it said the start time was 7:30 am PDT, but I have checked with Casey Mullin and the program actually begins at 8 am.

    --Adam Schiff


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    Adam Schiff
    Principal Cataloger
    University of Washington Libraries
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