Summary of the PCC Participants' Meeting held at ALA Midwinter 2001

Includes the wrap-up of the "visioning exercise" which took place
at the BIBCO and CONSER at large meetings with additions from NACO only

Summary of BIBCO-At-Large Meeting ALA Midwinter 2001

Includes the reports/updates of the 042 Task Group, the Series
Numbering Task Group, the survey on membership/days of meeting, an
overview of the survey to be conducted by David Banush (Cornell
University) and the "visioning exercise" including the utilities wish

Final report of the PCC SCT Task Group on PCC Participant and Training

Includes a list and analysis of the state of current PCC documentation
and available tools, recommendation for future availability and
distribution including the call for a "PCC SCT Subcommittee on
Participant Documentation [which] could be charged with overseeing
and coordinating the preparation, updating, and distribution of all
formal PCC documentation."

Interim report of the PCC Task Force on Multiple Manifestations of
Electronic Resources

An update on the work of the TG which now includes a list identifying
"a typology of the most commonly occurring differences among
manifestations of e-resources, for which cataloging guidance is needed
on the number of records required to accommodate those differences."
Thoughts on recommending best practices for each and the possible
criteria on which to base decisions about whether to create single or
separate record.

Final report of the PCC Task Force on 042 Task Group

Includes summary of survey results and final recommendation.

New on the NACO home page:

FAQ on the 670

An attempt to clear up misconceptions on what elements are/are not
prescribed in the 670s and other useful information.


An expansion of the FAQ on what to do with headings found in the LC
database and to reiterate that searching of the LC database is not a
required NACO procedure.

The PCC web site is very dynamic, please visit the home pages of the
component programs of the PCC and the Standing Committees' on Training,
Standards, and Automation to view latest updates reports, meeting notes,
find out what new task groups have been formed and much more.