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Friday, June 22 - 8:00am

8:00am - 4:00pm
A Change in Authority: Authority Work in the RDA Environment [Closed, $] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Anaheim Convention Center
207D
Description :

Not familiar with RDA authorities? Did you know that implementing RDA means creating authority records to support the FRBR/FRAD relationships? Let the name authority experts teach you to create authority records in the RDA environment. At this one-day workshop learn to assign MARC 21 data for name authorities: persons, families, corporate, conferences, places, including preferred titles for works and expressions, with focus on the new MARC 21 fields that can be used now with AACR2!

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
Cost :
Advance & On-site: $269 ALA Member; $219 ALCTS Division Member; $99 Retired Member; $99 Student Member; $319 Non-Member
8:30am - 4:00pm
Creating Library Linked Data: What Catalogers and Coders Can Build [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Anaheim Convention Center
203B
Description :

High quality metadata: billions of bibliographic records, finding aids, descriptions of digital content - is a major asset of the library community. Agreement is growing on the benefits of transforming this wealth into linked data. Much experimentation is taking place. However, production-quality tools and infrastructure for linked data are in their infancy. This pre-conference will bring together catalogers and programmers to initiate the systematic, consensus-building approach needed to make Library Linked Data reality.

Cost :
LITA Member: $235; ALA Member: $299; Non-Member: $380

Friday, June 22 - 10:00am

10:30am - 12:00pm
Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) Interest Group Forum/Update Anaheim Convention Center
202A
Description :

Please join us for two very interesting presentations on FRBR and its impact on cataloging and catalogs.

Jennifer Bowen, Assistant Dean for Information Management Services at the University of Rochester River Campus Libraries and Chair of the eXtensible Catalog Organization

The eXtensible Catalog (XC) is free, open source software that provides a production system for converting MARC, Dublin Core, and potentially other metadata schemas for use in a FRBR-based discovery environment. XC’s software development and accompanying user research show how the FRBR model directly supports the needs of users and has taught us important lessons about implementing FRBR in a production environment. These lessons can also help guide us as we examine the feasibility of incorporating the FRBR model into the creation of linked data for libraries. .

Scott Piepenburg, Cataloging Coordinator/Metadata Librarian University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

Scott will present on the basics behind FRBR and it impacts cataloging and an ILS. He will discuss how FRBR is related to Ranganathan’s theory of cataloging and how an ILS can use the information. The presentation will offer theoretical and concrete examples of FRBR principles in practice and how they apply to real-like objects. It concludes with a discussion and example of how an ILS may, or may not, be designed around FRBR principles.

Did you attend this Interest Group meeting? Take our post-conference survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/alctsevents2012

10:30am - 12:00pm
OCLC ― Enhance Sharing Session Vendor demonstration/activity Anaheim Marriott
Gold Key I & II
Description :

The Enhance Sharing Session is a forum for Q&A and for the exchange of information concerning OCLC's Enhance program and Expert Community.

Sponsors :
UNO

Friday, June 22 - 1:00pm

1:30pm - 3:30pm
CaMMS Forum Forum/Update Anaheim Convention Center
209B
Description :

"Reimagining the library catalog: changing user needs, changing functionality"

Do we need to change our perspective on what the catalog should be doing based on changes in the education and economic environment? What is needed, what could be changed, and what would be worth retaining, taking economic realities and educational goals into consideration? It has been argued that catalogs are not giving users what they need nor taking into account how they search. There is an objection to cataloging favoring the 1% using the library for research at the expense of the 99%. If cataloging practice is biased toward scholarly research, and we are able to change the bias, will this change the overall quality of education? If the bias is changed in favor of non-scholarly uses, how does the Library of Congress respond? What are the identifiable changes in scholarly discovery in the web environment that could change our perspectives on cataloging support of research?

Did you attend this forum? Take our post-conference survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/alctsevents2012

Saturday, June 23 - 7:00am

7:00am - 10:00am
OCLC ― Dewey Update Breakfast and ALCTS Public Libraries Technical Services Interest Group Discussion/Interest group, Vendor demonstration/activity Sheraton Park Hotel
Plaza AB
Description :

Learn what's new with Dewey, including DDC 23 WebDewey 2.0 and Abridged 15, and share ideas and notes with your colleagues.

Sponsors :
UNO

Saturday, June 23 - 8:00am

8:00am - 10:00am
RDA Update Forum Forum/Update Anaheim Convention Center
304AB
Description :

Please join us for the The Cataloging and Metadata Management Section (CaMMS) RDA Conference Forums and Programs Task Force (TF) ALA Annual RDA Update Forum. Panelists will outline steps being taken in preparation for implementation of RDA sometime after January 2013. Scheduled presenters include: Beacher Wiggins (Library of Congress), Linda Barnhart (Chair PCC), Glenn Patton (OCLC), John Attig (JSC update), Sally McCallum (MARBI) and Troy Linker (ALA Publishing).

Did you attend this forum? Take our post-conference survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/alctsevents2012

8:00am - 12:00pm
Linked Data & Next Generation Catalogs Program Anaheim Convention Center
207D
Description :

Discussions on the concepts of linked data have been everywhere, but practical strategies for its implementation are hard to find. “Linked data,” a recommended best practice for exposing, sharing and connecting pieces of data information and knowledge on the Semantic Web, is expected to be fully embraced by the next generation catalogs already in the later stages of development. During this session, attendees will learn about the basic concepts of linked data and the impacts and benefits of adapting linked data in the area of future bibliographical control. To supplement our discussion, developers from a few next generation catalog systems will demonstrate their implementations of linked data.

Featuring:
Cory Harper (NYU); Phil Schreur (Stanford); Theodore Fons (OCLC); Yvette Diven (Serials Solutions) Jennifer Bowen (eXtensible Catalog)

The group will have a business meeting following our program.

8:00am - 12:00pm
ResCarta Users Group Annual Meeting Exhibitor session Hilton Anaheim
Mezzanine Room 01
Description :

ResCarta users and potential users are invited to attend the Fourth Annual ResCarta Users Group meeting. ResCarta software is open source software for digital collections. We’ll discuss how ResCarta software has been used by organizations and how you might be able to use it at yours. Developers will share what’s new with ResCarta software and standards and any plans for the future. Come join us to learn how ResCarta can help you create digital collections.

Sponsors :
UNO

Saturday, June 23 - 10:00am

10:30am - 12:00pm
Machine-Readable Bibliographic Information Committee I (ALCTS / LITA / RUSA) Committee meeting Hyatt Regency Orange County
Royal Ballroom A
Description :

MARBI Meeting

Saturday, June 23 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:30pm
Mapping Atlanta: Building Spatial History Tools and Digital Resources Poster session Anaheim Convention Center
Exhibit Hall Poster Area Table 5
Description :

By leveraging geospatial technologies to link spatial features with archive and library collections, historical atlases and other cartographic resources can be transformed into digital databases and tools for researchers. This session will explore the organization and operation of a large-scale, collaborative mapping initiative. It will describe in detail the project's genesis and iterative technological implementation, as well as demonstrate how rich content can be drawn from archives and artifacts using geographic information systems and applied for use within the university classroom. Issues in digitization, metadata standards, and system interoperability will be addressed using a repository architecture solution that provides a flexible and generic method for object handling, as well as for potential use within linked data applications.

Sponsors :
ALA
11:00am - 12:30pm
What VRA Core Can Do For Dublin Core Poster session Anaheim Convention Center
Exhibit Hall Poster Area Table 1
Description :

Hosting digital collections from various institutions can be a challenge when it comes to metadata standardization and interoperability. Differing schemas and clashing value vocabularies can make cross-collection searching and sharing confusing, but different types of resources demand different metadata needs. Wayne State University's Metadata and Digital Media Librarian designed an application profile to help bring the university's existing hosted digital collections together in a cohesive way using national standards while still providing for the potential special needs of varying and often mixed-material collections. This poster presents the process of assessment from reviewing existing metadata through to the creation of the application profile. VRA Core elements related to spatial and temporal descriptors are assessed, selected, and integrated with Dublin Core to create a more robust schema for use with cultural heritage digitization projects.

Sponsors :
ALA

Saturday, June 23 - 1:00pm

1:30pm - 3:30pm
Catalog Management Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Hyatt Regency Orange County
Royal Ballroom E
Description :

The meeting will focus on vendor provided MARC records for titles acquired via Patron Driven Acquisitions (PDA) or Data/ Demand Driven Acquisitions (DDA) programs and the impact of these records on the catalog.

Mary Gilbertson, University of Arkansas Libraries
The University of Arkansas uses the criteria from its YBP book approval plan for their DDA records. The ebook vendor is ebrary, but the approval plan criteria filter the records that are loaded. A load table adds various fields to the cataloging records.

Roman Panchyshyn, Kent State University Libraries
At the Table: Developing a Cataloging Workflow for a Successful Demand-Driven Acquisitions Project
When KSUL began negotiations with YBP to implement a DDA pilot, cataloging staff provided input on MARC record preparation and specifications, record delivery, and workflow processes. This presentation covers the role cataloging staff played in developing and implementing a DDA pilot project; how the bibliographic records are loaded, overlaid, and maintained; and the issues that were discovered while working with these record sets.

Elyssa Sanner, Northern Michigan University
Patron-Driven E-book Acquisitions at NMU: Worth the Effort?
NMU recently implemented PDA through YBP/EBL. Enhanced discovery records were purchased. Through trial-and-error, NMU found solutions that simultaneously maintain the integrity of the catalog and manage resources by editing the elements that pose the greatest barriers to patron discovery.

Sadie Williams, Ebook Library
Tom Larsen, Portland State University Library
Building and Evaluating a Collaborative Consortial Demand-Driven Cataloging Workflow
In January 2011, the 36-member Orbis Cascade Alliance, in partnership with EBL and YBP, announced a new collaboration in consortial e-book acquisitions. This presentation discusses the cataloging workflow to support that program; the decisions and collaborative effort across member institutions and vendors to develop the workflow; the successes, issues, and lessons learned along the way; the role of vendors in the creation of the cataloging records; and the importance of maintaining DDA cataloging records as they affect DDA expenditure and usage.

Wen-ying Lu, University of Colorado Boulder
Mary Beth Chambers, University of Colorado Colorado Springs
PDA Consortium Style: The CU MyiLibrary Cataloging Experience
Boulder's MyiLibrary PDA program has expanded to include all campuses within the UC System, thus launching a collaborative pilot project for shared purchasing and cataloging of e-books. This presentation covers the workflow used to share MARC records; discusses factors affecting editing and customization of the records; and includes strategies for detecting and resolving errors handling PDA discovery records for titles duplicated in other e-book packages.

Did you attend this Interest Group meeting? Take our post-conference survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/alctsevents2012

1:30pm - 3:30pm
Subject & Bibliographic Access Committee / Publisher-Vendor Discussion Group Discussion/Interest group, Forum/Update Hyatt Regency Orange County
Grand Ballroom C
Description :

The Role of Metadata Standards in Scientific Data Publishing: Part Two: Enhancing access to scientific data sets has become a major goal of research funding efforts. Unless better care is taken to standardize the metadata and technical descriptors used to make them discoverable, there is a concern that these data sets might disappear within the corpus of "grey literature." Our discussion continues from Midwinter but will be useful if you didn't participate then.

Interests :
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Transformation: Revenge of a “Fallen” Code. Morphing our current MARC reality into a new RDA-enabled future. Forum/Update Anaheim Convention Center
213AB
Description :

The science fiction action film – Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen – relates the trials and triumphs of a human man caught between two warring factions of alien robots. This panel highlights the ongoing adventures of library metadata specialists caught in a war between an outdated code of the past and the developing frameworks of the future. Come explore their trials and triumphs. Catch a glimpse of the action and what it might be like to live in a world powered by shards of many standards.

Did you attend this forum? Take our post-conference survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/alctsevents2012

Saturday, June 23 - 2:00pm

2:45pm - 3:30pm
Conversation Starters: Webscraping on a Shoestring with No I.T. Support: Libraries Preserving Access to Born-digital Government Information Program Anaheim Convention Center
208A
Description :

Libraries have long served as an access point for researching government information. Libraries in the Federal Depository Library Program are expressly tasked with this responsibility. Libraries also provide access to state and local government information.

More and more government documents appear online only, with no print version available. These documents can be quickly and easily accessed online. But, just as easily, these documents can disappear when an agency is restructured, a new official removes the documents from view, or the agency removes outdated material.

How can libraries ensure access to these born-digital materials? What if an agency is uncooperative or understaffed and cannot provide the library with the needed files?

The Florida State University College of Law Research Center (Research Center) faces similar barriers to other libraries. Staff with expertise in government documents do not have computer programming or strong technological expertise. Information Technology (IT) support is provided outside the library, and the library has limited access to staff who can write computer programs or work with the back end of databases. Nevertheless, there is a need to capture and preserve online government information which is here today, but may be gone tomorrow.

Using simple tools which do not require customization and can be used by nontechnical staff who are comfortable using Excel, the Research Center has “scraped” or mass downloaded thousands of government documents and harvested the metadata from state government websites.

This presentation will demonstrate simple tools and concepts which will allow other libraries and attendees to begin to collect and archive born-digital documents and metadata. Emphasis will be on tips and tricks to work with large numbers of files and large metadata sets at once, but within the constraints of familiar computer tools such as web-browsers and Excel.

Sponsors :
ALA

Saturday, June 23 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Faceted Subject Access Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Hyatt Regency Orange County
Imperial
Description :

Subject Facets are key aspects of next generation catalogs and discovery tools. Where do these limiting terms come from and how do they work? How many subjects facets can be displayed? How many records from a large retrieval set are subject to faceting? The answers may change depending on the system and on search options used. Please join in an open discussion featuring representatives of Encore, Summon and WorldCat as we take a closer look at subject facets in these systems.

Please join us at “Fascinating Facets” as we consider these and related questions. Bring along your questions and observations and be prepared to share them with the group.

Did you attend this Interest Group meeting? Take our post-conference survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/alctsevents2012

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Intellectual Access to Preservation Metadata Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Hyatt Regency Orange County
Pacific Room
Description :

“Editing and Embedding Audio-Visual Metadata with MetaEdit”
Presented by Chris Lacinak
President, AudioVisual Preservation Solutions

Over the past three years the Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative (FADGI) has been working on several projects related to audio-visual technical metadata. Two recent efforts have resulted in metadata recommendations and free, open-source applications, AVI MetaEdit and BWF MetaEdit, for embedding, editing and exporting metadata within AVI (video) and BWF (audio) files. FADGI has engaged Chris Lacinak, the presenter for this session, and his colleagues at AudioVisual Preservation Solutions to support the effort, including coding the applications. Chris will review the metadata recommendations and demonstrate the applications, walking the audience through use-cases to help assess the applicability of these applications for use in their own organizations.

“Discover the Technical Metadata in your Still Image Digital Files”
Presented by Joan DaShiell
Product Manager for Digitization Services, Preservation Services Center, Backstage Library Works, Bethlehem, PA

Have you wondered; what is all this technical metadata in my digital
file? If so, come and learn from digitization expert, Joan DaShiell.
Joan will explain the technical data of a TIFF, JPEG 2000, and PDF file. Joan will also walk us through the tools and formats for extraction. This presentation is given from the perspective of a digital project manager of a major library vendor. She will also share details of the Backstage Library Works digital production and how some of our clients use this data.

Did you attend this Interest Group meeting? Take our post-conference survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/alctsevents2012

4:00pm - 5:30pm
OCLC ― Better Together: How Cooperative Management Integrates ALL of Your Collections ― Licensed, Print and Digital Vendor demonstration/activity Anaheim Convention Center
201D
Description :

Libraries accomplish more through collaboration, and cooperative solutions that improve productivity are now more relevant than ever. Join fellow librarians to hear how sharing the management of licensing terms, knowledge base data, and digital and collection-level metadata unifies workflows, creates efficiencies and improves discovery and delivery of licensed, electronic, print and digital resources.

Sponsors :
UNO
4:00pm - 6:00pm
MARC Formats Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Anaheim Convention Center
208B
Description :

The current focus of the MARC Formats Interest Group is on issues related to the Library of Congress's Bibliographic Transition project.
In recent years this group has held a series of discussion meetings on questions surrounding what users and libraries need in the new environment, and the practices and technologies that may allow these needs to be met. The group will continue to explore this theme at ALA Annual.

Did you attend this Interest Group meeting? Take our post-conference survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/alctsevents2012

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