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2000 Preconference Planning Task Force


Task Force Tentative Agenda, 6/26/1999
Task Force Tentative Agenda, 1/14/2000
Preconference Outline (12/99)

CC:DA/TF/2000 Preconference/1

September 3, 1999


The 2000 Preconference Planning Task Force is charged with developing and publicizing a preconference on metadata for the 2000 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago.

CC:DA/TF/2000 Preconference/2

September 3, 1999


Mary L. Larsgaard, Co-Chair [CC:DA]
University of California, Santa Barbara
Map and Imagery Laboratory, Davidson Library
Preferred mailing address:
POB 14805
Santa Barbara, CA 93107
work: (805) 893-4049
fax: (805) 893-8799

Sally Tseng, Co-Chair [CSSC]
Head, Serials Cataloging
Science Library #331
University of California, Irvine
P.O. Box 19557
Irvine, CA 92623
work: (949) 824-6832
fax (work): (949) 824-2059
Preferred fax:
fax (home): (949) 857-1988

Judy Ahronheim [ALCTS-NRMC]
Head, Original Cataloging
University of Michigan
Graduate Library
Room 100 Hatcher N.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1205
work: (313) 936-2407

Matthew Beacom [CC:DA]
Yale University
Preferred mailing address:
27 Hartley St.
North Haven, CT 06473
work: (203) 432-4947
fax: (203) 432-7231

Josephine Crawford [MARBI]
Head of Information Systems
Bio-Medical Library
University of Minnesota
Diehl Hall Rm350A
505 Essex Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN. 55455
work: (612) 626-4185
fax: (612) 626-2454

Ellen Crosby [MARBI]
Head of Cataloging
Indiana Historical Society Library
450 W. Ohio St.
Indianapolis IN 46202
work: (317) 234-0043
fax (317) 234-0168

Brad Eden [CC:DA]
Head of Cataloging
James R. Dickinson Library
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154

Mary Grenci [CSSC]
Serials Catalog Librarian
Knight Library
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1299
work: (541) 346-5607
fax: (541) 346-3485

Wayne Jones [ALCTS-NRMC; CC:DA]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
work: (617) 253-4637
fax: (617) 253-2464

Associate Director
OCLC Institute
6565 Frantz Rd.
Dublin, OH 43017-3395
work: (800) 848-5878, ext. 4364

Susan Moore [MARBI]
Cataloging Dept.
Rod Library
University of Northern Iowa
1227 W. 27th St.
Cedar Falls, IA 50613-3675
work: (319) 273-3661
fax: (319) 273-2913

Jina C. Wakimoto [CSSC]
Catalog Librarian
California State University
Northridge, Northridge, CA 91330-8328
work: (818) 677-2265
fax:( 818) 677-4928

Mary Woodley [CC:DA]
Social Sciences Librarian
18111 Nordhoff St.
California State University, Northridge
Northridge, CA 91330-8328
Phone: (818) 677-2261
FAX: (818) 677-4928

Send e-mail to: Task Force Members


Saturday, June 26, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. — Sheraton New Orleans, Ponchartrain B

  1. Call to order
  2. Introductions
  3. Finalize program content, agenda, and faculty
  4. Vendors


Friday, January 14, 2000, 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. — CC-213B (Convention Center)

  1. Call to order
  2. Introductions
  3. Presentation of schedule of preconference
  4. Timeline
  5. Possible sponsorship by vendors of lunches, reception
  6. Other
  7. Close of meeting

Preconference on Metadata for Web Resources
ALA Annual Conference
July 6-7, 2000



[Erik Jul does introductions and time-keeping in the morning;
Matthew Beacom does introductions and Mary Larsgaard does time-keeping in the afternoon.]
    Registration   (8:00-9:00 AM)

    Welcome; housekeeping   (9:00-9:15 AM)

    Keynote Speaker: Jennifer Younger   (9:15-9:45 AM – 25 minutes; 5 minutes for questions)
    Title: Metadata and Access to Information Resources

    Session 1: Methods of Providing Access to Web Resources, part 1: The Party Line – AACR, ISBD(ER) and MARC 21   (10:30 AM-noon with appropriate breaks)

    1. AACR: The Delsey report, AACR 0.24, and ISBD(ER)   (50 min. plus 10 min. break)
      Speaker: [To be announced]
      Title: [to be determined]

      Speaker: Matthew Beacom   (30 min.)
      Title: Using AACR to Catalog Web Resources

    2. MARC 21   (40 min.)
      Speaker: Rebecca Guenther
      Title: MARC 21 for Web Resources

    LUNCH   (noon-1:00 PM)

    End of Session 1   (1:00-2:15 PM)

    1. Seriality (ongoing resources)   (65 min. plus 10 min. break)
      Speaker: Jean Hirons
      Title: Seriality and AACR2

      Speaker: Regina Reynolds
      Title: ISSN: Link and Cross-Link for Data and Metadata

      Speaker: Sheila Intner
      Title: Struggling toward Retrieval: Can Alternatives to Standard Operating Procedures Help?

    Session 2: Methods of Providing Access to Web Resources, part 2: Other Approaches, Other Standards

    1. Alternative approaches   (50 min.; 2:15-3:05 PM)
      1. CORC/Dublin Core
        Speaker: Erik Jul   (20 min.)
        Title: CORC and Dublin Core: New Methods of Minimal-Level Cataloging

        Speaker: Norman Madeiros   (10 min.)
        Title: Visionary or Lunatic: One CORC Participant’s Psychiatric Evaluation

      2. TEI (Text Encoding Initiative)
        Speaker: Lynn Marko   (20 min.)
        Title: Working toward a Standard TEI Header for Libraries

    BREAK   (3:05-4:05 PM)

    1. Other general standards of use for dealing with accessing Web resources   (40 min. plus 10 min. break; 4:05-4:55 PM)
      1. Resource Description Format (RDF) and its markup language, eXtensible Markup Language (XML)
        Speakers: Eric Miller and Dianne Hillmann
        Title: Libraries and the Future of the Semantic Web: RDF, XML and Alphabet Soup

      2. ISO standards
        Speaker: Carlen Ruschoff
        Title: ISO Standards Development for Metadata

    2. Cooperative development of subject-oriented Webpages and Web pages created from catalog records (and vice versa)   (40 min.; 4:55-5:35 PM)
      1. INFOMINE
        Speaker: Carols Rodriguez
        Title: Anticipating the Deluge: The INFOMINE Project and its Approach to Metadata

      2. MARCit
        Speaker: Laura Bayard
        Title: MARCit Magic: Abracadabra! From a Web Site to a MARC Record

    DAY 2

    [Brad Eden does introductions and Ellen Crosby does time-keeping.]

    Session 3: Growing Your Own Digital Library at Home   (9:00-11:30 AM)
    Presentations from libraryland where libraries have scanned hardcopy items and created their own metadata.

    • images/images + text
      Speaker: Elizabeth Mangan
      Title: Navigating LC’s Cartographic Treasures

    • sound
      Speaker: Constance Mayer
      Title: VARIATIONS: Creating a Digital Music Library at Indiana University

    • moving image
      Speaker: Beth Camden
      Title: Dublin Core for Digital Video Clips

    • text
      Speaker: William Fietzer
      Title: Interpretive Encoding of Electronic Texts Using TEI-Lite

    Session 4: Metadata Farther Afield   (1:00-3:00 PM)
    30 min. introduction explaining what the session is about, and then sessions in breakout rooms – 15 min. presentations by each presenter in each group. This means that each person could attend 5 or 6 sessions. We’ll have on the registration form a place where attendees express interest in breakout sessions.

    • archives
      Speaker: Kris Kiesling
      Title: Archival Finding Aids as Metadata: Encoded Archival Description

    • text
      Speaker: Wendy Treadwell
      Title: DDI, the Data Documentation Initiative: An Introduction to the Standard and its Role in Social Science Data Access

    • government data, state efforts
      Speaker: Bill Garrison
      Title: The Colorado Digitization Project: An Overview

    • instructional materials
      Speaker: Brad Eden
      Title: The Instructional Management System (IMS) Standard: Solutions for Interactive Instructional Software and Dynamic Learning

    • medicine
      Speaker: Diane Boehr
      Title: Developing the Use of Metadata at the National library of Medicine: From Decision-Making to Implementation

    • museums of natural history
      Speaker: Stanley Blum
      Title: Integrating Bio-Collection Databases: Metadata for Database Semantics

    • museums of art
      Speaker: Murtha Baca
      Title: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Metadata for Art Objects and their Visual Surrogates

    BREAK   (3:00-3:30)

    Looking Toward the Future: What’s Ideal? What’s Next?   (3:30-5:00)
    Panel, to be composed of ... (3:30-4:30 PM)
    Speaker: Clifford Lynch (CNI)
    Title: Vision for the Future: Accessing Webpages

    Speaker: [To be announced]

    Speaker: Michael Gorman (CSU-Fresno)
    Title: Metadata: Hype and Glory

    Closing of preconference (4:45-5:00 PM)