Webcast Recording: Metadata Differences in the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications and OCLC: An Examination of GPO Practice
An audio recording and slides of a recently held GPO/FDLP Academy webcast is now available online and linked below.
Details about the presentation follow (via FDLP):
Duration: 55 minutes
Speaker: Donna Kraemer, Bibliographic and Metadata Librarian, GPO
Learning outcomes: This webcast covers a variety of topics regarding GPO’s practices in creating bibliographic data in OCLC and the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP). Participants will hear a brief history of the CGP and learn about GPO’s Cataloging and Indexing (C&I) Program, cataloging treatment, and bibliographic maintenance practices for U.S. Government information products. The webcast also discusses GPO’s special cataloging projects for which metadata can only be found in the CGP. It concludes with a summary of GPO’s recent achievements in cataloging.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.