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The ALCTS Cataloging and Metadata Management Section (CaMMS) would like to invite you to a forum on the Bibliographic Framework Initiative (BIBFRAME) to be held on Sunday, June 29, 2014, 1:00-2:30, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, N111


Please join us to learn about developments on this exciting project!


Title: Translating BIBFRAME, or, What is all this #$%!?: Making its potential mutually intelligible to catalogers and coders alike

Date, time and location: Sunday, June 29, 1:00-2:30, Las Vegas Convention Center-N111

Presentations include:


Storming the Semantic Web. How will libraries, archives, and other cultural-heritage organizations take the Semantic Web by storm? Dorothea Salo will lay out the landscape, demonstrate promising projects, and suggest ways to get involved.


Presented by: Dorothea Salo, Faculty Associate, School of Library and Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Currently a Faculty Associate in the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Dorothea Salo teaches about library technology, digital curation, database design, organization of information, and the changing landscape of publishing. She also serves on UW-Madison's Research Data Services team. In 2009 Library Journal named her a Mover and Shaker for her open-access advocacy. She has written and presented internationally on linked data, data curation, scholarly communication, social media, and user-centered design. She holds an MA in Library and Information Studies and another in Spanish from UW-Madison.


LC's MARC to BIBFRAME Converter: Practical, Fast, and Fun! Linked Data for Libraries and working with the BIBFRAME converter. Philip Schreur will candidly discuss what they discovered about the converter and the model itself in their recent work.


Presented by: Philip Schreur, Head, Metadata Department, Stanford University.

Currently the Head of the Stanford University Metadata Department, Philip Schreur has previously worked for the University of California (Berkeley and Davis campuses) and as the Knowledge System Developer for HighWire Press.  He holds an MLIS from the University of California, Berkeley and a PhD in Medieval music theory from Stanford.  He serves as the past-chair of the Program for Cooperative Cataloging and on the editorial board of Library Resources & Technical Services (LRTS).  He is responsible for Stanford University Library’s linked-data efforts and has been focused on the use of linked data for authority control in the Digital Repository and the transition from MARC to BIBFRAME, both for descriptive metadata transformation and creation.

Toy Stories: The State of Semantics in a Semiotic World. Old paradigms versus totally new adventures. How might we come together, across disciplines, to use linked data in real world solutions? Nannette Naught will present a simple metaphor for cross discipline discussion and suggest potential points of convergence.


Presented by: Nannette Naught, Vice President Strategy & Implementation, Information Management Team (IMT), Inc.

Currently lead analyst and knowledge system designer at IMT, Nannette Naught has worked on information, knowledge, content, and document management systems in the Niche Publishing, Manufacturing/Technical Documentation, Association, and Library marketplaces. Within the Library marketplace, she currently serves as CoChair of the CaMMS Continuing Education Committee, served as an active member of the RDA Conference Forums and Programs Task Force, and as ALA's technical lead for RDA Toolkit development beginning in late 2006. She continues to learn about, advocate for, and develop applications for multi-version, multi-lingual, multi-encoding Library as Publisher solutions.


We hope to see you there!


Rebecca Mugridge

CaMMS Chair, 2013-2014



Rebecca L. Mugridge

Associate Director for Technical Services and Library Systems

University Library, LI-B34E

University at Albany

1400 Washington Avenue

Albany, NY 12222

Phone: 518-442-3631

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