Encoding Standards Subcommittee 2020 Business Meeting and Agenda

If you are going to the Music Library Association’s 2020 Annual Meeting in Norfolk, Virginia, please consider attending the meeting of the Cataloging and Metadata Committee’s Encoding Standards Subcommittee (ESS) that will be held Thursday, February 27 from 3:30-4:55 PM in Salon H of the Hilton Norfolk The Main. Please see the ESS Meeting Agenda for details. We hope that you can join us! Karen A. Peters, Chair, Encoding Standards Subcommittee

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Vocabularies Subcommittee 2020 business meeting and agenda

Everyone is welcome to attend the CMC Vocabularies Subcommittee business meeting, to be held Friday, February 28, 2020, from 1:30-2:55 in Salon H of the conference hotel for MLA Annual 2020, Hilton Norfolk The Main. Audience members unable to attend the full meeting are free to come and go quietly. Please see the VS meeting agenda for the full agenda as well as links to the Chair’s ALA reports and reports from the various VS task groups. We hope you can join us!Rebecca Belford, VS Chair

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MLA 2020 schedule

Using my Sched account, I have assembled my schedule for MOUG and MLA 2020 in Norfolk and am sharing it in the interest of promoting sessions relevant to cataloging and metadata. I have included all CMC business meetings and all sessions sponsored or co-sponsored by CMC, as well as MOUG sessions, MLA plenary sessions, and a few other relevant sessions and events. Please note that there are a number of program sessions of broad appeal (such as sessions addressing topics of mental health, equitable library services, and more) that I did not include in my schedule because they are not specific to cataloging and metadata or because I would not be able to attend due to a conflict with a CMC event. While I encourage you to attend CMC events, especially sponsored program sessions, please do explore the many non-CMC offerings as you decide what to attend. My schedule:

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CMC call for new members 2020

The MLA Cataloging and Metadata Committee invites all interested persons to apply for membership on its subcommittees. There are open positions on all CMC subcommittees: Content Standards, Encoding Standards, and Vocabularies. See the FAQ page, the Groups page, and the Contact page for more information. If you are interested in serving on a CMC subcommittee (a four-year term), please send a brief application to the CMC chair and any of the current subcommittee chairs. Applications must be in writing and should state: 1) your specific interest with regards to the subcommittee(s) to which you would like to apply and your order of preference of subcommittees; 2) your cataloging/metadata background; and 3) your abilities to meet CMC service expectations. Applications must be received via email or posted to the bulletin board at the MLA conference by end of day on the Friday of MLA. (Email is preferable, and early submission is

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