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Well, then let's send you to ALA midwinter.  You can go ahead and sign up
for this and the conference. Fortunately it's in Philadelphia.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bresnan, Mark [SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Monday, November 02, 1998 12:25 PM
> To:   Multiple recipients of list PCCLIST
> Subject:      Re: PCC SACO Workshops at 1999 ALA Midwinter
>
> I took an afternoon workshop beyond the morning basic workshop, but it
> concerned geographic name headings. I'd be very interested in taking one
> specifically about art subject headings.
>
>         -----Original Message-----
>         From:   Kempe, Deborah [SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
>         Sent:   Monday, November 02, 1998 11:46 AM
>         To:     Multiple recipients of list PCCLIST
>         Subject:        Re: PCC SACO Workshops at 1999 ALA Midwinter
>
>         Did you already take the Advanced class?
>
>         > -----Original Message-----
>         > From: Carolyn Ruth Sturtevant [SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
>         > Sent: Monday, November 02, 1998 11:29 AM
>         > To:   Multiple recipients of list PCCLIST
>         > Subject:      PCC SACO Workshops at 1999 ALA Midwinter
>         >
>         > PCC SACO Workshops at 1999 ALA Midwinter, Philadelphia
>         > January 29, 1999
>         >
>         >         The Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) will
> present
> two
>         > workshops Friday, January 29, 1999, in support of SACO, the
> Subject
>         > Authority Cooperative Program of the PCC.
>         >
>         >         The workshops are open at no charge on a
>         > first-come-first-served basis to all catalogers interested in
>         > proposing new headings and changes to LCSH.  Training materials
> will
>         > be provided free of charge at the workshop.  PCC programs will
> comply
>         > with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  At the end of these
>         > workshops, participants will be better able to formulate new
> subject
>         > headings and propose changes to existing LCSH headings.  In
> 1998,
> SACO
>         > participants contributed approximately 20% of the subject
> headings
>         > added to LCSH.
>         >
>         > BASIC SACO Workshop A, 8:30 AM-12:30 PM
>         >
>         > Workshop A:  How to Propose Subject Headings for LCSH
>         > Lynn El-Hoshy, Senior Cataloging Policy Specialist, Library of
>         > Congress
>         > Friday, January 29, 1999, 8:30 AM-12:30 PM
>         > LOCATION:  To Be Announced on PCC list and PCC Web page
>         > maximum registration:  50
>         >
>         >         The instructor will cover how to prepare subject heading
>         > proposals using SACO forms, including performing authority
> research,
>         > constructing a subject heading, and fitting it into the
> hierarchy
> of
>         > the subject authority file, based on appropriate instruction
> sheets
>         > from the Subject Cataloging Manual.  This basic workshop is a
> repeat
>         > of a sessions offered in 1995, 1997, and 1998 ALA meetings, and
> serves
>         > as a good foundation for the more advanced workshop listed
> below.
>         >
>         > ADVANCED SACO Workshop B, 2:00 PM-4:00 PM
>         >
>         > Workshop B:  Proposing Art Subject Headings: Subjects vs. Names
> file
>         > Milicent Wewerka, Sr. Cataloging Policy Specialist, Library of
>         > Congress
>         > Robert Hiatt, Sr. Cataloging Policy Specialist, Library of
> Congress
>         > Friday, January 29, 1999, 2:00 PM-4:00 PM
>         > LOCATION:  To Be Announced on PCC list and PCC web page
>         > maximum registration:  50
>         >
>         >         The instructors will discuss headings for individual
> works
> of
>         > art, atrists groups and schools of art, distinctions between
> headings
>         > for fine arts vs. decorative arts, and geographical and
> chronological
>         > subdivision usage based on appropriate instruction sheets from
>         > cataloging documentation.  Discussion will also include into
> which
> of
>         > the two files (Name or Subject Authority File) headings are
> placed
>         > based on the recently revised Library of Congress Rule
> Interpretations
>         > and SCM H 405.  Participants will benefit from prior attendance
> at
> a
>         > basic workshop (e.g., SACO workshops offered previously in 1995,
> 1997,
>         > and 1998, or from prior SACO experience.
>         >
>         >
>         > We'll return a simple confirmation if you register by January 8,
> 1999
>         > as described below:
>         >
>         > 1.  Register via the SACO workshop registration form on the PCC
>         > homepage:  http://lcweb.loc.gov/catdir/pcc/sacoreg99.html
>         > ***or***
>         > 2.  Register via email to:  [log in to unmask], Cornelia Goode,
> Cooperative
>         > Cataloging Team.   Please include the following information:
>         >
>         > Registering for Morning Basic SACO workshop A?  yes   no
>         >
>         > Registering for Afternoon Advanced workshop B?  yes  no
>         >
>         > Your Name, Title
>         > Institution
>         > Mailing address
>         > Phone
>         > Fax
>         > Internet address
>         > ADA accommodations needed? If yes, please specify:
>         >
>         > *********
>         >
>         >         Visit the PCC World Wide Web site for in-depth
> information
> on
>         > the PCC, SACO, and for basic instructions on creating subject
>         > proposals:  http://lcweb.loc.gov/catdir/pcc