*Apologies for cross-posting*

The LITA/ALCTS Marc Formats Transition Interest Group invites proposals for presentations for its session at the 2013 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Seattle, Washington, on Saturday, January 26th from 3pm to 4pm.

The theme of the session will be “Transforming MARC: Repurposing, Reusing and Reimagining Data from MARC Records Outside of the Traditional ILS”. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

* Harvesting bibliographic data from MARC records for use in discovery tools of all types
* Transforming MARC data to other metadata schemes (Dublic Core, EAD, VRA, etc…)
* Using Google Refine (or other tools) to combine data from MARC records with data from linked data sources

Presentations can be 15 or 25 minutes in length. Proposals should be e-mailed to Sarah Weeks ([log in to unmask]) by Friday, November 23rd, 2012. Please include a title, summary, amount of time needed for the presentation, and the names, titles and contact information for the presenter(s).


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Sarah Beth Weeks
Head of Technical Services
St Olaf College Rolvaag Memorial Library
1510 St. Olaf Avenue
Northfield, MN 55057
507-786-3453 (office)
717-504-0182 (cell)