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The ALA Core Catalog Management Interest Group seeks speakers to present at its meeting during the ALA Core Virtual Interest Group Week 2021, to take place from February 1-5, 2020, on Date: Wednesday February 3, 10AM-11AM Pacific time (1 PM-2PM Eastern Time). 
 
The Catalog Management Interest Group discusses the various issues involved in bibliographic control, authority control, holding and item issues, metadata application, and their impact on discovery and user access. It provides a forum for exchanging information and discussing how to apply current techniques and new developments, including but not limited to: resolving the technical problems, ethical dilemmas, and diversity concerns with managing the data integrity and data availability of library catalogs and related discovery tools.

Presentation topics might include, but are certainly not limited to:

•	Providing or improving access to digitized collections

•	Processes for updating existing records to reflect digital versions

•	Transforming existing records for use in an institutional repository

•	Describing collections to enhance user experience

•	Subject analysis and classification to support diversity, inclusion, or equity

•	Modifying granularity or fullness of records to improve discovery 

•	ILS migration

•	Workflows for managing data

•	Relevant project or staff management

•	Relevant training tips and tools

•	Updating records to support linked data

Please submit your proposal by emailing the Interest Group’s Co-Chairs, Elizabeth Miraglia and Jianying Shou, by Friday, December 18, 2021. The presenters will be notified of the Co-Chairs’ decision by Friday, January 8, 2021.

Please include in your proposal the following:

Name(s), affiliation(s), and title(s) of the presenter(s)

Title and short summary (max. 150 words) of the presentation 

Time required to present

We look forward to hearing from you!

Elizabeth and Jianying, Core Catalog Management Interest Group Co-Chairs.

Elizabeth Miraglia 
Assistant Program Director and Head of Books & Serials Metadata
UC San Diego Library
UC San Diego
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Jianying Shou
Serials Description Librarian
Duke University Libraries
Duke University
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