Dear PCC participants,


The PCC Operations Committee (OpCo) agenda has been updated with links to all of the presentations and reports, including webinar recordings, that we have received from our presenters to date:


I’ve also included the links at the end of this message. The newest link is for a pre-recorded talk on “LC-PCC Policy Statements Development” by Melanie Polutta and Paul Frank.


Best wishes,






Introduction (Jennifer Baxmeyer, Princeton University, PCC Chair) [recording, 2:36]

Standing Committee Updates

·       Applications (Lucas Mak, Michigan State University, Chair) [PDF]

·       Standards (Ed Jones, National University, Co-Chair) [PDF]

·       Training (Beth Picknally Camden, University of Pennsylvania, Chair) [PDF]

OCLC Update (Robert Bremer and Cynthia Whitacre, OCLC) [recording, 35:11]

CONSER/Serials Topics: [link to recording of all CONSER webinar presentations, 2 hours total]

·       Making 588 Field First Indicators Mandatory in New CONSER Records (Robert Bremer, OCLC), see also: [PowerPoint]

·       Collapsing Print Serial Records to Maintain 1:1 Correspondence With Online Versions (Liz Miraglia, University of California, San Diego)

·       Eliminating the Data Gap: CONSER's Critical Role in Shared Print (Amy Wood, Center for Research Libraries)

·       ISSN Report (Regina Reynolds, U.S. ISSN Center), see also: [PowerPoint]

PCC Guidelines for Minimally-Punctuated MARC Bibliographic Records

·       Overview (Lucas Mak, Michigan State University) [recording, 15:07], see also: [PDF]

·       Considerations for Decision-Making (Beth Picknally Camden, University of Pennsylvania) [recording, 21:08]

PCC URIs in MARC Pilot Project

·       URIs in MARC Pilot Project and the Authority Toolkit (Adam Schiff, University of Washington) [PowerPoint], see also: [PDF with speaker notes]

PCC Task Group on Metadata Application Profiles (Myung-Ja (MJ) K. Han, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Jackie Shieh, Smithsonian Libraries) [PDF]

Beta RDA Toolkit Topics

·       LC-PCC Policy Statements Development (Melanie Polutta and Paul Frank, Library of Congress) [recording, 35:45], see also: [PowerPoint]

·       “This is Not a Pipe,” or, Drafting a Set of Display Labels for RDA Elements (Dominique Bourassa, Yale University, NARDAC Chair) [PDF]

·       String Encoding Schemes: Community Choice in RDA (Kathy Glennan, University of Maryland, RSC Chair) [recording, 21:01], see also: [PowerPoint]

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant-Funded Projects

·       OCLC Entity Management Infrastructure (John Chapman, OCLC) [recording, 16:51]



Manon Théroux

Policy, Training, and Cooperative Programs Division

Library of Congress