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LITA/ALCTS Authority Control Interest Group invites proposals for presentations at its meeting at the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta on Sunday, January 22nd, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.

Potential topics of interest include, but are not limited to library involvement in:

authority control in BIBFRAME

authority control in digital library systems

name disambiguation in local library systems (repository/catalog)

identity management in linked data

name IDs thesauri consolidation ( ORCID, ISNI, etc.)

genre/form vocabulary development and implementation

authority control and RDA enrichment initiatives


Presentations will be approximately 20 minutes, with time for Q&A after. If you are interested in presenting, please email Tatyana Chubaryan [log in to unmask]  or Jodi Spillane [log in to unmask] your presentation topic and brief description by Friday, November 18, 2016.


We look forward to hearing from you!


Dr. Tatyana Chubaryan

Clinical Associate Professor

University Libraries

Texas A&M University
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