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This is what was given by the Event Planner on the ALA conference website:


ALCTS   Informing the Future of MARC: An Empirical Approach
Date: Saturday, 6/23/2007
Time: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Location: Washington Convention Center room: Room 144 A-C



>>> Mary Woodley <[log in to unmask]> 5/23/2007 11:41 AM >>>

Shawne,

I saw the day and the time for the meeting in your post. Do you have the location yet?

Mary Woodley


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---- Original message ----
>Date: Tue, 22 May 2007 15:12:59 -0400
>From: Shawne Miksa <[log in to unmask]>  
>Subject: "Informing the Future of MARC: an empirical approach"  
>To: [log in to unmask]
>
>Did you know that catalogers use only 10-20% of available MARC
>fields/subfields? Given evolving search behaviors and the amazoogle effects
>do our bibliographic records provide information users need?  
>
>The MARC Content Designation Utilization (MCDU) project team would like to
>invite you to "Informing the Future of MARC: An Empirical Approach", a panel
>presentation at the ALA 2007 Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. The
>session will take place on Saturday, June 23rd, 8am-10am.   
>
>This is an ALCTS sponsored event and will feature Dr. William E. Moen,
>Associate Professor and Dr. Shawne D. Miksa, Assistant Professor, from the
>School of Library and Information Sciences, University of North Texas and
>Sally H. McCallum, Chief, Network Development and MARC Standards Office,
>Library of Congress. 
>
>This program presents findings from a major IMLS-funded research study on
>catalogers’ use of MARC ( http://www.mcdu.unt.edu ) and an opportunity to
>discuss future directions for MARC and cataloging practices in the context
>of FRBR, RDA, and XML. The results of this study provide a much needed
>empirical basis to better inform MARC’s future in the bibliographic control
>environment. The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is an
>independent Federal agency dedicated to creating and sustaining a nation of
>learners by helping libraries and museums serve their communities.