The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), a
division of the American Library Association, is pleased to sponsor the
Principles of Controlled Vocabulary and Thesaurus Design Workshop on May
2-3, 2006 at the University of Denver in Denver, CO.
Special thanks to University of Denver's Westminster Law Library for
hosting this event.
Principles of Controlled Vocabulary and Thesaurus Design, an
ALCTS/Library of Congress Workshop (*First-Time Offered*)
May 2-3, 2006, Westminster Law Library, University of Denver
Part of the "Cataloging for the 21st Century" series, this two-day
workshop presents an overview of thesaurus design principles, methods
for building a controlled vocabulary, and an examination of selected
controlled vocabularies. This workshop prepares catalogers to defend the
use of controlled vocabularies and to participate in the development of
specialized thesauri or glossaries for specific projects.
* Introduction to Controlled Vocabulary and Thesaurus Design
* Types of Controlled Vocabularies
* Thesaurus Planning and Design
* Thesaurus Construction and Development
* Hierarchical Structure and Relationships
* Thesaurus Display and Navigation
* Thesaurus Implementation and Management
The "Cataloging for the 21st Century" continuing education series offers
practicing catalogers instruction in bibliographic control practices
that will help them continue to play a significant role in shaping
library services in the emerging digital information environment.
Instructors: Rich Gazan, University of Denver and Jillian Wallis,
Center for Embedded Network Sensing
Advance Registration Deadline: April 3
Fees: $299/ALCTS members; $339/ALA members; $379/nonmembers; $150/students
Late Registration Deadline: April 21
Fees: $339/ALCTS members; $379/ALA members; $419/nonmembers; $150/students
Please go to www.ala.org/alcts/events for more information or to
Sylvia D. Hall-Ellis, Ph.D.
Library and Information Science Program
University of Denver
2135 E. Wesley Ave., #100
Denver, Colorado 80208-4709
303-871-7881 - voice
303-871-3422 - FAX