The agendas for PCC ALA meetings have been posted to the PCC calendar<>. Some highlights:

PCC Program Training
Friday June 22, 2012 Agenda<>
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Anaheim Convention Center 203A

The meeting is open to all PCC trainers and will focus on developing RDA training plans.

Sunday June 24, 2012 Agenda<>
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Hyatt Regency Orange County, Grand Ballroom F

Note: This year features a joint BIBCO and CONSER meeting from 8:30 to 9:30 am. The session will feature an overview of RDA in Many Metadata Formats (RIMMF) by Debra Fritz of The MARC of Quality. Information about this RDA visualization tool is available from: The session will include an RDA visualization of a monographic work and a visualization of related serials using this tool.

The NACO-at-Large meeting will be held from 10:00 am to 10:30 am and will include an RDA update. The SACO-at-Large meeting will be from 10:30 am to 11:30 am. Janis Young (LC) will speak at the SACO meeting.

PCC Participants Meeting
Sunday June 24, 2012 Agenda<>
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Anaheim Convention Center 213AB

The PCC Participants Meeting at the ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim will be an open forum to gather community input on a discussion paper that proposes changes to how undifferentiated personal name records are handled in the LC/NACO Authority File.

The paper: "The Future of Undifferentiated Personal Name Authority Records and Other Implications for PCC Authority Work<>" by John J. Riemer and Philip E. Schreur, was distributed to several cataloging email lists on March 29, 2012. The in-person discussion at ALA Annual in Anaheim will bring the comment period on this paper to a close.

Les Hawkins
CONSER Coordinator
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