In response to the need for specific ethical guidance for catalogers and metadata creators, and at the direction of the Cataloging and Metadata Management Section (CaMMS) of the American Library Association in cooperation with the Cataloguing and Indexing Group (CIG) of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals and the Canadian Committee on Cataloguing, we extend a call for volunteers in order to form working groups of experts to inform and improve the development of best practices for addressing ethical issues in the workplace.
We anticipate all working groups will complete their work electronically, and no in-person meetings are required. This call for volunteers will be open until May 6, 2019. Depending on interest levels, we may not have spaces for everyone who expresses interest. Groups will be assigned by mid-June and have until November 1, 2019 to investigate their topic and report back to the Steering Committee to create a draft for exposure and comment by ALA Midwinter 2020.
Please use the link below to volunteer:
Karen Snow, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Ph.D. Program Director
School of Information Studies
7900 West Division Street
River Forest, IL 60305
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