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Purpose: Provides a forum to discuss and analyze techniques, new developments, problems and technological advances in the workflows associated with the evaluation, selection, acquisition, and discovery of library materials and resources.

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

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Call for Proposal: ALA Core Cataloging and Classification Research Interest Group 2021 Virtual Session

  • 1.  Call for Proposal: ALA Core Cataloging and Classification Research Interest Group 2021 Virtual Session

    Posted Jun 03, 2021 03:24 PM
    ***Please excuse cross-posting ***

    The Cataloging and Classification Research Interest Group (CCRIG) is inviting speakers to present at the Core Virtual Interest Group Week this July. Our session will be held on July 28 at 3:00-4:00 Eastern Time.

    We are seeking two presentations that are about 20 minutes long. Audience questions and discussion will follow the presentations.

    Theme: Ethical Cataloging: Toward Diversity and Inclusiveness

    Possible topics include, but are not limited to:
    - Ethical issues in subject analysis and biases in classification schemes, thesauri and other knowledge organization systems
    - How we define cataloging ethics
    - Adding inclusive/diverse subject headings in local/shared catalogs
    - New research on ethics in cataloging/classification

    Please email proposals to the Co-Chairs by Monday, June 21, 2021. We will make our selections and contact applicants by the end of June. In your proposal, please include the following:
    - Presentation title
    - Abstract: 150-300 words
    - Amount of time needed to make the presentation
    - Name(s) and position(s) of presenter(s)
    - Email address(es) of presenter(s)

    We look forward to hearing from you!

    CCRIG Co-Chairs, 2020-2021
    Yukari Sugiyama
    Nerissa Lindsey

    CCRIG Co-Vice Chairs, 2020-2021
    Tim Keller
    Junjiro Nakatomi