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Cataloging and Metadata News, August 2022

General Committee News Rebecca Belford was named as the Incoming Chair; she will become Chair in March 2023. Current full roster Recent reports with more details on the information in this report are available on the CMC website.  CMC presented its Cataloging and Metadata Town Hall with news from the committee at MLA 2022; the slides are available in Humanities Commons. Content Standards Subcommittee (CSS) (Keith Knop, Chair) The MLA Best Practices have been integrated into the new RDA Toolkit.   The Best Practices are now accompanied by an additional guidance document (available as a PDF  on the MLA Best Practices page). To account for changes to MARC21 field 348, an interim Best Practices update for form of musical notation has been released (same address) to bridge the gap between original and official RDA. Encoding Standards Subcommittee (ESS) (Karen Peters, Chair) After the editing of existing resources, and the completion and

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Cataloging and Metadata Committee 2022 Business Meeting and Agenda

The annual business meeting of the Cataloging and Metadata Committee will held virtually on Tuesday, February 22, 11:00 a.m.-12:55 p.m. MT. Please see the CMC agenda for the full agenda as well as links to a plethora of reports. The reports will not be read in full at the meeting; guests are encouraged to read reports ahead of time and bring any questions or comments to the meeting. The meeting is open to all registered attendees of the joint MLA annual meeting. The Zoom link will become available prior to the start of the meeting through the conference program in Sched. The meeting will be recorded. Hermine Vermeij, Chair, Cataloging and Metadata Committee

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Cataloging and Metadata Committee 2021 Business Meeting and Agenda

The annual business meeting of the Cataloging and Metadata Committee will held virtually on Wednesday, March 17, 1:00-2:55 p.m. ET. Please see the CMC agenda for the full agenda as well as links to a plethora of reports. The reports will not be read in full at the meeting; guests are encouraged to read reports ahead of time and bring any questions or comments to the meeting. The meeting is open to all registered attendees of the joint MLA/TLA conference. The Zoom link will become available 10 minutes prior to the start of the meeting through the conference program in Sched. Hermine Vermeij, Chair, Cataloging and Metadata Committee

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Encoding Standards Subcommittee 2021 Business Meeting and Agenda

The annual business meeting for the Encoding Standards Subcommittee will be held virtually on Monday, March 15, 2021, 2:00-3:25 pm ET. Please see the ESS meeting agenda for a full agenda as well as links to the MAC reports and other documents. The meeting is open to all registered attendees of the MLA/TLA conference. Zoom links will become available 10 minutes prior to the start of the meeting in Sched. The meeting will be recorded. Karen Peters, Chair, Encoding Standards Subcommittee

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CMC-Sponsored Sessions at MLA/TLA

The Cataloging and Metadata Committee is sponsoring three sessions at the MLA/TLA Conference, to be held online, March 1-5, 2021. Details of each session are below: Cataloging and Metadata Town Hall Monday, March 1, 4:30-5:55 ET Speakers: Hermine Vermeij, Karen Peters, Rebecca Belford, Keith Knop, Kevin Kishimoto, Kathy Glennan, Damian Iseminger This session features updates and special topics in music cataloging and metadata as well as an open discussion period; it is a forum for sharing information on important topics that do not each require their own program sessions. Speakers will provide up to date information on changes to RDA (as well as LC-PCC Policy Statements and MLA Best Practices), LCGFT, LCMPT, LCDGT, and MARC. Special topics this year include the new RDA Toolkit and an update on the MLA Linked Data Working Group (LDWG). Provider-Neutral Cataloging for Digital Scores Wednesday, March 3, 12:00-1:25 ET Speakers: Chuck Peters, Keith Knop

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Upcoming Sessions of Interest to Catalogers

I wanted to draw your attention to a number of sessions taking place over the next month, which would have been part of ALA Midwinter in the past, but are virtual and free to attend this year. These may be of interest to music catalogers (or other catalogers in your shop). Enjoy! SAC Subcommittee on Faceted VocabulariesFriday, January 22, 3:00-4:30 ETAgenda: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1WcoUyrcKHfxPQrqT7YvE5M-vm4z5pkE8BpjfYRdysWY/editAccess: https://wwu-edu.zoom.us/j/98127237309?pwd=ZTd1M1l3M1doQkJCRHlCeE9BTlM4UT09 Library of Congress January BIBFRAME Update ForumSunday, January 24, 10:00-11:00 ETAccess: http://login.icohere.com/login/login_presentation.cfm?comseq=5211494990817486&product=iCoPoint&pnum=IEE73688 MARC Advisory CommitteeTuesday, January 26-Thursday, January 28, 10:30-12:30 ETAgenda: https://www.loc.gov/marc/mac/mw2021_age.htmlAccess: Tuesday: http://login.icohere.com/PCC?pnum=LGU73729 (Wednesday and Thursday TBA)Encoding Standards Subcommittee Chair Karen Peters will be attending as MLA’s liaison. Core Interest Group WeekMonday, February 1-Friday, February 5More information and (free but limited) registration: http://www.ala.org/core/continuing-education/interest-group-weekIncludes Authority Control Interest Group, Catalog Management Interest Group, Embracing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in Library Cataloging, and many others Committee on Cataloging: Description and AccessFriday, February 5 (2:00-4:00 ET), Tuesday February 9

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ALCTS Virtual Interest Group Week

This is the time of year when CMC liaisons would usually be preparing to attend ALA Annual to represent MLA’s positions and concerns in a number of cataloging- and metadata-related committees, interest groups, and program sessions. Of course, this year, none of us will be visiting Chicago for ALA, but several of the committees will be meeting virtually. ALCTS is also holding a Virtual Interest Group week, June 8-12. Registration for each session is free and open to all, and several may be of interest to music catalogers.

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