Cataloging of materials is not the workflow that it was fifty years ago. The skill sets and tasks associated with application of metadata in the 21st century demand new techniques and tools. What might this entail? Ought there to be different elements included in the metadata? Should there be more application of automated processes? What opportunities for value-add are there for service and content providers? How might these changes improve the success of the user experience? This session will explore the possibilities of revisiting cataloging activities with an eye to enhanced efficiency and effectiveness. A cross-section of views from multiple stakeholders will form the substance of this event.
This event will be a roundtable discussion by stakeholders actively engaging with these questions and concerns.
Confirmed speakers for this event include:
- Kelsey George, Cataloging and Metadata Strategies Librarian, University of Nevada - Las Vegas,
- Casey Cheney, Vice President, Automation Services, Backstage Library Works,
- Marcia Barrett, Cataloging & Metadata Strategies Librarian, University of California, Santa Cruz,
- Nathan Putnam, Director, Metadata Quality, Global Product Management, OCLC,
- Patricia Payton, Senior Manager, Provider Relations, Proquest, and
- Alistair Morrison, Library Applications Manager, Johns Hopkins University Libraries.
Moderated by: Todd Carpenter
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