Friday, December 5, 2003
Fellow PCC Participants,
Beautiful, sunny southern California will be hosting the upcoming
Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena as well as welcoming the
onslaught of ALA Midwinter attendees in San Diego. To prepare for the
upcoming events, the PCC wants to make sure that you will be included in
the bouquet of flowers to adorn the floats.
The Basic SACO Workshop: "How to Propose Subject Headings for LCSH"
will be offered on Friday morning, January 9th, 2004 at the San Diego
Convention Center, Room 29A from 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. More
information is available on the SACO Home Page at:
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/pcc/saco/sacowkshop04m.html. The online
registration form is available at:
The PCC, in conjunction with ALA Midwinter, is conducting a Series
Workshop for BIBCO Catalogers at the San Diego Marriott, Coronado Room
on Friday afternoon, January 9th, 2004 from 1:00-4:00 P.M. The
instructor will be Judy Kuhagen, Senior Policy Specialist, Cataloging
Policy and Support Office, LC. The online registration form is
available at: http://www.loc.gov/catdir/pcc/bibco/seriesreg04m.html
The PCC Calendar (http://www.loc.gov/catdir/pcc/calendar.html) has
undergone revision and has been updated with current information,
particularly with regards to ALA Midwinter meetings and room numbers,
including the BIBCO-At-Large, CONSER-At-Large, PCC Participants'
Discussion Group meeting, and the LC Action Plan meeting.
The FY2003 statistics for all funnel projects have now been posted to
the PCC Web site at: http://www.loc.gov/catdir/pcc/stats/funstats03.pdf
. This is a statistical overview of all funnel projects for fiscal year
2003. For individual contributions made by each funnel participant in a
particular project, please select the appropriate link at:
The PCC Policy Committee at its annual November meeting elected Roxanne
Sellberg (Northwestern University) as the new PCC Chair-Elect. She will
succeed the current Chair, Carlen Ruschoff (University of Maryland) at
the end of her reign.
The Task Group to Survey PCC Libraries on Cataloging of Remote Access
Electronic Resources, chaired by Jacqueline Byrd (Indiana University),
has completed its survey of PCC participants about their current
cataloging workflow for the cataloging of electronic resources. The
results of this survey are available at:
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/pcc/tgsrvyeres_final.pdf The PCC is
appreciative of the efforts of this Task Group and the implications that
have been drawn and the recommendations that have been made. Please be
certain to avail yourselves of this report.
As always, the PCC liaisons list is undergoing revision in preparation
for the Midwinter meeting. Please make certain that any changes in
contact information is communicated directly to John N. Mitchell at
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Hoping to see all of you along the Parade route AND at the Midwinter
meetings. Have a festive holiday season, whatever your persuasion.
John N. Mitchell