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ALCTS CaMMS Cataloging Norms Interest Group seeks speakers to present at ALA Annual Conference in Orlando on Saturday, June 25th, 2016 at 10:30-11:30.


Cataloging Norms Interest Group offers a forum for the exploration, communication, and exchange of ideas and best practices on the dynamics of cataloging/metadata norms and workflows in the hybrid environment.


Presentation topics should be of current interest to catalogers, cataloging managers and administrators, and be approximately 15-20 minutes in length.


Additional time will be allowed for questions and discussion.


Possible topics include (but not limited to):

*    Cataloging and metadata norms in hybrid and digital libraries

*    Linked data implementation in libraries

*    The impact of RDA on non-MARC cataloging

*    Cataloging OER (Open Educational Resources)

*    Experimentation with the BIBFRAME model

*    Role of the cataloging/metadata librarian in data curation and research data services

*    Cataloging/Metadata librarian collaboration with other library units and beyond the library

*    Quality control and benchmarking

*    Cataloging/metadata norms in cataloging education


Please email proposal titles and abstracts to co-chairs by Monday, April 11, 2016.


If you have questions, please contact us. We look forward to hearing from you!



Susan J. Matveyeva and Robert J. Rohrbacher, CNIG Co-Chairs




Susan Matveyeva, PhD, MLIS, B.Mus

Associate Professor, Catalog &

Institutional Repository Librarian

Wichita State University Libraries

1845 Fairmount, Wichita, KS 67260-0068


Office: (316) 978-5139

Fax: (316) 978-3496

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