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Discusses the basic issues relating to bibliographic control of maps and related materials. Discusses rules and standards covering such cataloging, as well as application of the rules and principles both in general and in response to specific problems, and various practicing options.

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

June 9 OCLC Cataloging Community meeting - registration open

  • 1.  June 9 OCLC Cataloging Community meeting - registration open

    Posted Jun 01, 2023 09:43 AM

    Register now for the upcoming OCLC Cataloging Community Meeting

    Join us Friday, 9 June 2023 for our semi-annual Cataloging Community Meeting. During this free, virtual event, you will hear from cataloging community members about recent and forthcoming initiatives to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in library metadata. We're excited to announce the following DEI agenda for June's meeting:

    The U.S. Board on Geographic Names – An Overview of the Processes for Approving Geographic Names for Federal Use | Betsy Kanalley, Geospatial Products and Services Program Manager, USDA Forest Service

    Reparative Geographic Name Changes: Case Studies in Cataloging | Kate James, Program Coordinator, Metadata Engagement, OCLC

    Queering the Catalog: SACO Gender and Sexuality Funnel | Margaret Breidenbaugh, Library Specialist, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College | Maya Espersen, Cataloging Coordinator, Aurora Public Library (Colorado)

    Rapid Harm Reduction Through Locally Defined Subjects in WorldCat Discovery | Grace McGann, Associate Product Manager, Delivery Services, OCLC

    Following the DEI panel, OCLC staff will provide updates on cataloging services as well as WorldCat metadata quality initiatives. This event provides the opportunity to engage with panelists, OCLC staff, and your fellow cataloging community members-questions are encouraged. Register now to get the full recording after the event.

    OCLC Cataloging Community Meeting (virtual)

    Date:  9 June 2023
    Time:  2:00 – 4:30 pm EDT (UTC -4)

    Register today   

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