Core Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group

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Purpose: Discusses the current state of education and employment in cataloging and explores the relationship of cataloging practitioners and employers with library educators.

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

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Call for Proposals 2024 Core Interest Group Week - Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging IG

  • 1.  Call for Proposals 2024 Core Interest Group Week - Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging IG

    Posted Jan 16, 2024 11:17 AM

    *Please excuse cross-postings.*

    The Core Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group seeks proposals for its meeting during the Core Interest Group Week,  March 4-8, 2024. The group facilitates active conversation among librarians, library educators, and information professionals about the current state of education and employment in cataloging and explores the relationship of cataloging practitioners and employers with library educators.

    The Core Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging  IG session will take place on Thursday, March 7th at 3:00 PM CT/4:00 PM ET. 

    We welcome proposals for 15-minute presentations that show the use of the Core Competencies for Cataloging and Metadata Professional Librarians in library education, staff training, hiring, professional development, staff evaluation, etc. 

    We look forward to providing an engaging session with three short presentations (15 minutes maximum) offered in tight succession, followed by a brief Q&A.

    Please fill out the submission form at https://forms.gle/2DUFXfsDrHAzwWKT7. ALA Core membership is not required to present or attend. 

    The deadline for proposal submissions is Friday, February 9, 2024. The notification about the decisions will be sent out by Friday, February 16, 2024.

    If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us! We look forward to hearing from you!

    Marina and Sofia 



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    Marina Morgan
    Senior Metadata Librarian
    Roux Library | Florida Southern College
    mmorgan@flsouthern.edu | (863) 616-6450

    Sofia Slutskaya
    Head, Resource Description
    Woodruff Library | Emory University
    404.727.0123 | sofia.slutskaya@emory.edu
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