May 20, 2022

ALA 2012: Summary and Presentations From Metadata Interest Group Meeting

The meeting took place on June 24th and included four presentation.

A complete summary of the presentations can be found here. It was written by Kristin Martin from the U. of Illinois at Chicago.

Slide decks for the presentations are accessible via ALA Connect:

1. Cataloging Partners: Collaboration Across the Library (PDF)
by Amy Jackson and Rebecca L. Lubas
University of New Mexico

2. Ever Changing Role of the Catalogers and How Catalogers Manage the Changes (PDF)
Debra Skinner
Georgia Southern University

3. Thinking Outside the Search Box: Redefining the Roles of Catalogers in an Academic Library (PDF)
Anna Craft & David Gwynn
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

4. 21st Century Cataloging, Changing Priorities (PDF)
Sandra Lahtinen, Julie Swann and Pat Headlee
Northern Arizona University

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