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The Subject Analysis Committee of the CCS/ALCTS/ALA would like to  
inform you of the following preconference being held at ALA Annual in  
New Orleans. Please see information below for more details.

Apologies for the cross-posting.

Daniel Joudrey

> ALCTS Preconference – ALA Annual Conference 2011
>
> What_IS_it anyway? Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms for Library  
> and Archival Materials
> Friday, June 24, 2010 (8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
>
> This preconference will introduce participants to Library of  
> Congress Genre/Form Terms for Library and Archival Materials  
> (LCGFT). It will focus on the correct application of LC genre/form  
> terms to works, with an emphasis on the differences between genre/ 
> form terms and subject headings. Participants will also be briefed  
> on the principles underlying the genre/form projects being  
> undertaken by LC’s Policy and Standards Division, and plans for  
> further development of the thesaurus. 
>
> Speakers:
> Beth Iseminger , Music and Media Cataloger, Harvard College Library,  
> Harvard University; Yael Mandelstam , Head of Cataloging, Fordham  
> University, Fordham University Law Library; Janis L. Young , Senior  
> Cataloging Policy Specialist, Policy and Standards Division, Library  
> of Congress 
>
> Sponsored by ALCTS
>
> Tickets: Advance Registration (ends May 13) and Onsite Registration:
> ALA Member $269; Division (ALCTS) Member $219; Retired Member, $99;  
> Student Member $99; Non-Member $279
>
> Event Code: ALC3
>
> To learn more and to register, go to: http://alaannual.org/content/alcts
>