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Vocabularies Annual Report: 2021

Report title: Vocabularies Subcommittee Annual Report 2021 Submitted by: Rebecca Belford Email: belford.rebecca@gmail.com Group name: Vocabularies Subcommittee Special Officers, Editors, and Liaisons: ALA Subject Analysis Committee (SAC) Liaison Group Members Rebecca Belford, Chair (2022) Anne Adams (2023) Josh Aldorisio (2025) Kristi Bergland (2025) Ann Churukian (2024) Patty Falk (2024) Jenée Force (resigned 2020) Joshua Henry (2021) Mary Huismann (2024) Marty Jenkins (2021) Leonard Martin (2023) Allison McClanahan (2023) Jennifer Olson (2023) Treshani Perera (2022; resigned 2021) Kyle Shockey (2021) Tracey Snyder (2024) Clare Spitzer (2025) Mark Scharff, NACO Music Project Coordinator (2025) Beth Iseminger, SACO Music Funnel Coordinator (2025) Maarja Vigorito, Library of Congress Representative Jay Weitz, OCLC Representative Previous Goals Implement regular review of music-related LCSH and LCGFT, and LCMPT terms appearing in monthly LC tentative lists with task group, VS LC representative, and the Music SACO Funnel Coordinator; submit comments to LC when appropriate. Continue with defined projects

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Encoding Standards Annual Report: 2021

Annual Report, July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021 Submitted by: Karen A. Peters, Chair Group Name: Encoding Standards Subcommittee Special Offices: MARC Advisory Committee (MAC) Liaison, [RDA/MARC Working Group member, music specialist (by virtue of MAC Liaison position)]. Regarding the CORE Metadata Interest Group (MIG), please see below under Additional Activities. Group Members Karen Peters (Chair, 2019-2023) Jim Alberts (2023) Ethan D’Ver (2023) Matt Ertz (2021) Chelsea Hoover (2022) Rahni Kennedy (2023) Anna Alfeld LoPrete (2025) Jeff Lyon (2024) Felicia Piscitelli (2021) Tomoko Shibuya (2022) Amy Strickland (2022) Laura Thompson (2025) Damian Iseminger (LC Representative) Jay N. Weitz (OCLC Representative) Previous Goals Continue to monitor and participate in MARC development—particularly in light of pending implementation of official RDA (expected July 2022)–and communicate any needs for best practices or other documentation to help music catalogers implement changes to MARC (Goal area: Value of the Profession) The Chair served as MLA’s representative to

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Content Standards Annual Report: 2021

CURRENT ROSTER Keith Knop, Chair (2024) Linda Bagley (2024) Benjamin Barba (2022) Janice Bunker (2022) Reed David (2024) Sarah Holmes (2025) Ivan Kaproth-Joslin (2023) Charles Peters (2023) Jacob Schaub (2024) Amanda Scott (2025) Hannah Spence (2023) Casey Mullin, BIBCO Music Funnel Coordinator Christopher Holden, Library of Congress Representative Jay Weitz, OCLC Representative LIST OF PREVIOUS GOALS AND PROGRESS MADE Revise the RDA Best Practices as required for the RDA Toolkit Restructure and Redesign (3R) Project once the guidance and files are received from ALA Publishing (Goal areas: Education, Value of the Profession) ALA Publishing created the shell files for the MLA Best Practices in the new Toolkit in February 2021. A subset of elements corresponding to the MLA Best Practices for Chapters 2 and 3 (Identifying Manifestations and Items and Describing Carriers) of the original RDA Toolkit were loaded into the Toolkit for the April 2021 update. The remaining elements

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Vocabularies Annual Report: 2020

Report title: Annual Report, July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020 Submitted by: Rebecca Belford Group Name: Vocabularies Subcommittee, Cataloging and Metadata Committee Special Office: ALA Subject Analysis Committee (SAC) Liaison Group Members Rebecca Belford, Chair (2022) Anne Adams (2023) Ann Churukian (2024) Patty Falk (2024) Jenée Force (resigned 2020) Joshua Henry (2021) Mary Huismann (2024) Marty Jenkins (2021) Jeff Lyon (2020) Leonard Martin (2023) Allison McClanahan (2023) Jennifer Olson (2023) Treshani Perera (2022) Kyle Shockey (2021) Tracey Snyder (2024) Mark Scharff, NACO Music Project Coordinator (2025) Beth Iseminger, SACO Music Funnel Coordinator (2025) Nancy Lorimer, SACO Music Funnel Coordinator (2020) Maarja Vigorito, Library of Congress Representative Jay Weitz, OCLC Representative Previous Goals Continue with defined project list for LCGFT (recordings and moving image projects in particular) and LCMPT (areas identified by best practices revisions) (goal area: value of the profession; MLA FY action 19-20, “Engage with Other Fine Arts Professional Organizations”)

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Encoding Standards Annual Report: 2020

Annual Report, July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020 Submitted by: Karen A. Peters, Chair Group Name: Encoding Standards Subcommittee Special Offices: ALA MARC Advisory Committee (MAC) Liaison, ALA Metadata Interest Group (MIG) Liaison, [RDA/MARC Working Group] Group Members Karen Peters (Chair, 2019-2023) Jim Alberts (2023) Margaret Corby (2020) Ethan D’Ver (2023) Matt Ertz (2021) Chelsea Hoover (2022) Rahni Kennedy (2023) Nancy Lorimer (2020) Jeff Lyon (2024) Rebecca McCallum (resigned 2020) Casey Mullin (resigned 2020) Felicia Piscitelli (2021) Tomoko Shibuya (2022) Amy Strickland (2022) Damian Iseminger (LC Representative) Jay N. Weitz (OCLC Representative) Previous Goals Continue to monitor and participate in MARC development—particularly in light of upcoming implementation of 2020 RDA (currently beta RDA)–and communicate any needs for best practices or other documentation to help music catalogers implement changes to MARC (Goal area: Value of the Profession) The Chair served as MLA’s representative to the MARC Advisory Committee (MAC), attending MAC’s meetings

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Content Standards Annual Report: 2020

CURRENT ROSTER Keith Knop (Chair, 2020-2024) Mary Huismann (Chair, 2016-2020) Linda Bagley (2024) Benjamin Barba (2022) Kristi Bergland (2021) Janice Bunker (2022) Ann Churukian (2020) Reed David (2024) Patty Falk (2020) Monica Figueroa (2021) Ivan Kaproth-Joslin (2023) Kevin Kishimoto (2020) Anna Alfeld LoPrete (2020) Charles Peters (2023) Jacob Schaub (2024) Hannah Spence (2023) Michelle Urberg    (2021) Casey Mullin (BIBCO Music Funnel Coordinator) Christopher Holden (Library of Congress Representative) Jay Weitz (OCLC Representative) LIST OF PREVIOUS GOALS AND PROGRESS MADE Manage the chair transition that will take place following the MLA 2020 meeting (Goal area: Organizational Excellence, Value of the Profession) Outgoing chair Mary Huismann met in person with Keith Knop at the Norfolk meeting to discuss the state of current and future projects, created a shared transition documentation folder, and notified CC:DA chair Amanda Ros and ALA Publishing representative Jamie Hennelly of the transition. Mary Huismann completed work on a

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Vocabularies Annual Report: 2019

Annual Report, July 1 2018-June 30 2019 Submitted by Rebecca Belford Vocabularies Subcommittee Group members Rebecca Belford, chair (2022) Anne Adams (2023) Kirk-Evan Billet (2019) Reed David (2019) Jenée Force (2022) Ralph Hartsock (2019) Joshua Henry (2021) Marty Jenkins (2021) Morris Levy (2019) Jeff Lyon (2020) Leonard Martin (2023) Allison McClanahan (2023) Jennifer Olson (2023) Treshani Perera (2022) Jacob Schaub (2019) Ann Shaffer (2019) Kyle Shockey (2021) Hannah Spence (2019) Jennifer V aughn (2019) Nancy Lorimer (SACO Music Funnel Coordinator) Mark Scharff (NACO-Music Project Coordinator) Maarja Vigorito (LC Representative) Jay Weitz (OCLC Representative) Special Office ALA Subject Analysis Committee (SAC) Liaison Previous goals in an ordered list and describe progress made towards goal Complete LCGFT Reductions (Music) and Improvisations (Music) projects; commence 1-3 other projects to be determined – promotes core values of collaboration, expertise of members, and access Formal response on Reductions (Music) with alternative proposal submitted to LC

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Encoding Standards Annual Report: 2019

Annual Report, July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019 Submitted by: Karen A. Peters, Chair Group Name: Encoding Standards Subcommittee Special Offices: ALA MARC Advisory Committee (MAC) Liaison, ALA Metadata Interest Group (MIG) Liaison, ALA Metadata Standards Committee (MSC) Liaison Group Members James Soe Nyun (Chair, 2015-2019) Karen Peters (2019; Chair, 2019-2023) Anne Adams (2019) Jim Alberts (2023) Margaret Corby (2020) Ethan D’Ver (2023) Matt Ertz (2021) Chelsea Hoover (2022) Rahni Kennedy (2023) Nancy Lorimer (2020) Casey Mullin (2023) Thom Pease (2019) Felicia Piscitelli (2021) Tomoko Shibuya (2022) Amy Strickland (2022) Kimmy Szeto (2019) Hermine Vermeij (2019) Damian Iseminger (LC Representative) Jay N. Weitz (OCLC Representative) Previous Goals Transition to a new Chair for ESS in February 2019, and work to keep activities moving smoothly during the move. The new Chair took over ESS in February 2019, and ESS activity has continued without interruption. Look for opportunities for ESS to be involved

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Content Standards Annual Report: 2019

Annual Report, July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019 Submitted by: Mary Huismann, Chair Group Name: Content Standards Subcommittee Special Offices: ALA ALCTS Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access (CC:DA) Liaison, ALA ALCTS/LITA Authority Control Interest Group Liaison Group Members Mary Huismann, Chair (2020) Benjamin Barba (2022) Kristi Bergland (2021) Janice Bunker (2022) Ann Churukian (2020) Patty Falk (2020) Monica Figueroa (2021) Ivan Kaproth-Joslin (2023) Kevin Kishimoto (2020) Keith Knop (2023) Peter Lisius (2019) Anna Alfeld LoPrete (2020) Rick McRae (2020) Jennifer Olson (2019) Charles Peters (2023) Shelley Rogers (2020) Hannah Spence (2023) Michelle Urberg (2021) Linda Blair (BIBCO Music Funnel Coordinator) Mark Scharff (NACO-Music Project Coordinator) Christopher Holden (LC) Jay Weitz (OCLC) Previous Goals Perform a comprehensive review of the RDA Best Practices while the RDA Toolkit content is frozen. (Goal areas: Education, Value of the Profession) A list of revisions was gathered through a review of the existing RDA Best

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Content Standards Annual Report: 2018

Content Standards Subcommittee (CSS) Annual Report, July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018 Submitted by Mary Huismann Members (as of March 2018) Mary Huismann (Chair, appointed 2016), Ben Barba (2018), Kristi Bergland (2017), Janice Bunker (2018), Ann Churukian (2016), Patty Falk (2016), Monica Figueroa (2017), Kevin Kishimoto (2016), Peter Lisius (2015), Anna Alfeld LoPrete (2016), Rick McRae (2016), Jennifer Olson (2015), Shelley Rogers (2016), Michelle Urberg (2017), Linda Blair (BIBCO Music Funnel Coordinator), Mark Scharff (NACO-Music Project Coordinator), Chris Holden (LC Representative), Jay Weitz (OCLC Representative) We thank Drew Beisswenger and Tomoko Shibuya, who rotated off the Subcommittee in February 2018. We would also like to thank LC Representatives Michi Hoban and Valerie Weinberg for their many years of service to the Subcommittee. We welcome Ben Barba, Janice Bunker, and LC Representative Chris Holden, who joined the Content Standards Subcommittee in March 2018. Report On Activities 1. RDA Best Practices for Music

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