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ALCTS webinar: Library of Congress BIBFRAME Developments

Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016

This webinar is 1.5 hours in length and begins at 11am Pacific, noon
Mountain, 1pm Central, and 2pm Eastern time.

Description: The ALCTS webinar series om MARC to
is preceded by this webinar about BIBFRAME initiatives taking place at the
Library of Congress (LC). These will be put into perspective with other
BIBFRAME, Linked Data, and Semantic Web initiatives taking place in the
broader information community. Speakers from the Library of Congress will
give an overview of continuing BIBFRAME work among the participants in
BIBFRAME Pilot Phase 1. They will provide updates on LC and BIBFRAME 2.0
implementation, work on profiles in anticipation of a BIBFRAME Pilot Phase
2, and continuing LC BIBFRAME work with special formats (A/V, sound
recordings, and prints and photographs). In addition, they will review LD4P
(Linked Data for Production) initiatives and LC involvement with them, the
Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) BIBFRAME Task Group, and RDA's
influence on BIBFRAME 2.

This 1.5 hour session is free and a complimentary addition to the " om MARC
series. Registration for other sessions in the series is not required to
participate in this session, however, you are encouraged to explore the

Additional sessions in this series include:

  *   Putting the Link in Linked

  *   Embedded URI in MARC: An Essential for Linked

  *   How to Get from Here to

  *   Modeling and encoding serials in

  *   Linked Data Cataloging

Who should attend?

Catalogers, System Developers, Programmers, Technical Staff, Cataloging

Presenters from the Library of Congress:

Judith Cannan, Chief, Cooperative and Instructional Programs Division

Paul Frank, Cooperative Cataloging Specialist, LC BIBFRAME trainer, and
BIBFRAME Editor profile contact

Kirk Hess, Programmer, Network Development and MARC Standards Office

Sally McCallum, Chief, Network Development and MARC Standards Office


Cost: Complimentary as part of the series "From MARC to BIBFRAME".

Link to register:

Please note: This session is free and does not require registration in other
sessions of the "From MARC to BIBFRAME" series to participate.

Description and links on the ALCTS website:

ALCTS webinars are recorded and registrants receive a link to the recording
shortly following the live event.

For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling
1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email<>. For all other
questions or comments related to the webinars, contact Julie Reese, ALCTS
Events Manager at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5034 or<>.

Posted on behalf of the ALCTS Continuing Education Committee.


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