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Call for Proposal: ALA ALCTS CaMMS Cataloging and Classification Research Interest Group Annual Meeting (Washington DC) 

The ALCTS CaMMS Cataloging & Classification Research Interest Group seeks speakers to present at the ALA Annual Conference to be held in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, June 23, 2019, from 10:30am to 11:30am.

Full presentations that are accepted are asked to be about 15 minutes long and the accepted light presentations 5-10 minutes long. Audience questions and discussion after the presentations are encouraged. See below for details:


Thinking Outside the Book: Research on Non-traditional Cataloging & Classification
Topics include (but not limited to): research on 

Classification, categorization and clustering in facilitating resource organization, description and retrieval; 
Classification schemes, adapting or developing classification systems for describing and classifying digital documents in the library and the web; 
Application of bibliographic classification principles in working with digital collections and metadata in institutional and digital repositories; 
Ethical issues in subject analysis and biases in classification schemes, thesauri and other knowledge organization systems; 
Thesauri in modern information retrieval and automatic text classification; 
Collaboration with graduate students, faculty and researchers in digital humanities, science and other fields on data curation related projects on campus and beyond; 
Transforming library bibliographic data from MARC to BIBFRAME, RDA and the Library Reference Model, and other innovative cataloging and metadata projects; 
Communications between technical services, digital initiatives and public services; 
Semantic web and LOD technologies in working with library data, and cataloger's responsibilities in the linked data environment. 
Please email proposals to the Co-Chairs by Friday, April 26, 2019. In your proposal, please include the following:

Presentation title
Abstract: 150-300 words
Amount of time needed to make the presentation
Names and positions of presenter(s)
Email address(es) of presenter(s)
We look forward to hearing from you!

CCRIG Co-Chairs, 2018-2019

Sai Deng  [log in to unmask]

Becky Skeen  [log in to unmask]

CCRIG Co-Vice Chairs, 2018-2019

Amy B. Bailey  [log in to unmask]

Jianying Shou  [log in to unmask]