Core MARC Formats Transition Interest Group

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Purpose: Provides a forum to educate the library community about ongoing efforts to transition from the MARC Standard for bibliographic data and examines new approaches and strategies for implementing bibliographic data models within the framework of linked open data and semantic web technology.

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

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  • 1.  HI

    Posted Feb 26, 2024 05:49 PM
    Good morning

    I would like to register for the week of the event: MARC Formats Transition IG sessions in ALA Core IG Week

    I just apologize that I don't see the icon to register.

    Best regards

    Jorge Gomez

  • 2.  RE: HI

    Posted Feb 27, 2024 08:08 AM

    Hi Jorge,

    Here is the registration information:

    Session Title: MARC and Its Transition in the Linked Data Environment

    Pt.1: MARC & BIBFRAME -- Wednesday, 3/6/2024 (3-4pm EST/2-3pm CST/12-1pm PST)

    #1. "Creating a Hybrid Sustainable Environment for MARC and BIBFRAME" by Adina Marciano, Ex Libris

    #2. "MARVAlous: LC's BIBFRAME Journey with FOLIO" by Paul Frank, Library of Congress & Doug Loynes, EBSCO Information Service

    #3. "Transition Complications" by Jodi Williamschen & Nate Trail, Library of Congress

    Registration link for Pt. 1

    Pt.2: MARC to Linked Data - More Possibilities -- Friday, 3/15/2024 (2-3pm EST/1-2pm CST/11am-12pm PST):

    #1. "Integrating Linked Data into Cataloging Workflows" by Anne Washington, OCLC

    #2. "Everything You Wanted to Know About 'Linky MARC' (and Were Definitely Not Afraid to Ask, Being Librarians)" by Abby Dover, Northwestern University

    #3. "Using Linked Open Data to Build a Culture of Collaboration at Yale University" by Timothy A. Thompson, Yale University Library

    Registration link for Pt. 2

    Thank you for your interest,


    Sai Deng
    Metadata Librarian
    University of Central Florida

  • 3.  RE: HI

    Posted Feb 27, 2024 08:12 AM
    Hi Jorge

    Thank you for your interest! To register, you go to the ALA Core IG Week website and click our IG's session section "2:00pm = MARC Formats Transition" on Wednesday, March 6, The registration link is right there at the first line.

    Or you can also register from the program announcement page of our IG's ALA Connect. There are links to register and more information about the sessions.   

    Still, just in case, I am copying the direct links here:

    Register for Pt. 2 session on Friday, March 15, 2024:

    Best wishes,

    - Keiko
    For MFTIG


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