Please submit proposal abstracts no later than May 17th to: Sherab Chen ([log in to unmask])



From: Cox, Elizabeth J
Sent: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 7:17 AM
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Subject: Call for Proposals - MARC Formats Transition Interest Group


The MARC Formats Transition Interest Group (LITA/ALCTS) seeks speakers to present at ALA Annual in Washington, DC, on Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 (scheduled meeting time is to be specified soon). Each presenter/group will be given 15-20 minutes for presentation or facilitated conversations.


The MARC Formats Transition Interest Group's charge is to provide a forum to educate the library community about ongoing efforts to transition from the MARC Standard for bibliographic data. This interest group examines new approaches and strategies for implementing bibliographic data models within the framework of linked open data and semantic web technology.


Presentation topics may include, but are NOT limited to:


Please submit proposal abstracts to: Sherab Chen ([log in to unmask])


Rachel Paul and Sherab Chen

Co-chairs, MARC Formats Transitions IG (ALCTS/LITA)




Elizabeth J. Cox
Head, Cataloging-Metadata Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, IA 52242
(319) 335-6204

ORCID: 0000-0002-4251-7775


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