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Encoding Standards Annual Report: 2017

Submitted by James Soe Nyun Members (Current appointments) James Soe Nyun (Chair, appointed 2015), Anne D. Adams (2015), Catherine Busselen (2014), Margaret Corby (2016), Matt Ertz (2017), Christopher D. Holden (2015), Keith Knop (2014), Nancy Lorimer (2016), Thomas Pease (2015), Karen A. Peters (2015), Felicia Piscitelli (2017), Mark V. Scharff (2014), Kimmy Szeto (2016), Hermine Vermeij (2015); Damian Iseminger (LC Representative, acting); Jay N. Weitz (OCLC Representative) We thank Matthew Wise and Karla Jurgenmeyer, who rotated off of Encoding Standards Subcommittee in February 2017, and Deborah J. Morris, who resigned in August, 2016. We welcome Matt Ertz and Felicia Piscitelli, who joined the Encoding Standards Subcommittee in March 2017. Report On Activities MARC 382 Documentation Update ESS with input from Vocabularies Subcommittee reviewed all examples in the MARC21 documentation for Field 382 in the Bibliographic and Authority format. Most examples were either deleted or update to reflect developments in the

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SAC: ALA Midwinter Report 2017

Atlanta, GA, January 20-23, 2017 Reports from: ALCTS-CAMMS Subject Analysis Committee (SAC) SAC Subcommittee on Genre/Form Implementation (SGFI) Faceted Subject Access Interest Group CaMMS Forum PCC Participants Meeting (Selected for interest to MLA) Subject Analysis Committee Presentation: ​“​Music & Law Genre/Form: Implementation, Practice, and Experience” (Lia Contursi, Columbia University Law Library) Contursi discussed best practices for the application of law genre/form terms, and examples of problematic terms vis-à-vis past practices for the application of Library of Congress Subject Headings. She then provided an overview of the method employed by the Classification and Subject Analysis Working Group of the American Association of Law Libraries for the project of retrospective implementation of law genre/forms. Some genre/form terms are derivable from LCSH headings, but many are not. As an alternative source of data, AALL is also experimenting with conventional collective titles as an indicator of genre/form. One area of concern is the need

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MAC and CC:DA: ALA Midwinter Report 2017

Notes from Some Meetings of Encoding-Standards Interest at ALA Midwinter 2017 Report prepared by Jim Soe Nyun, Chair, MLA Encoding Standards Subcommittee January 29, 2017 MARC Advisory Committee Saturday, January 21, 8:30-10:00 Sunday, January 22, 3:00-5:30 Proposal No. 2017-01: Redefining Subfield $4 to Encompass URIs for Relationships in the MARC 21 Authority and Bibliographic Formats NOTES: It was acknowledged that it would be complicating things to redefine $4 across the Bibliographic and Authority formats to both a) conflate “relator” and “relationship” codes and b) permit URIs to be entered in the subfield. Systems that currently display the subfield or act on the value would need to be modified. However, the authors of the paper made a persuasive case that it was essential to be able to record the URI for the relationship expressed in $4. It was pointed out that adjacency of the URI to its corresponding value—if present—didn’t really

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CAPC and CC:DA: ALA Midwinter Report 2017

ALA MIDWINTER CONFERENCE REPORT Atlanta, GA, January 20-24, 2017 Reports from: OLAC Cataloging Policy Committee (CAPC) RDA Forum & RDA Tech Forum ALCTS Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access (CC:DA) ALCTS/LITA Authority Control Interest Group (ACIG) Reported by: Mary Huismann (St. Olaf College), Chair, Content Standards Subcommittee OLAC Cataloging Policy Committee (CAPC) The meeting began with introductions, adoption of the agenda, and an announcement of personnel changes for the committee. The next portion of the meeting was devoted to liaison and task force reports (only selected highlights are given here—see the full CAPC meeting minutes normally published in the March OLAC Newsletter): The CC:DA liaison report included the news that the OLAC-sponsored proposal to add vocabulary to Regional Encoding (RDA 3.19.6) was successful. However, vocabulary terms for Encoding Format (RDA 3.19.3) was removed. Changes are coming to RDA and the Toolkit with the redesign project. The MAC liaison report outlined

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Encoding Standards: Summary of Decisions Made at the MARC Advisory Committee Meetings: ALA 2017

Summary of Decisions Made at the MARC Advisory Committee Meetings at ALA Annual, June 24-25. This summary also includes the MLA comments that were submitted to the MARC-L list in advance of the meeting. Proposal 2017-08: Use of Subfields $0 and $1 to Capture Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs) in the MARC 21 Formats MLA comments: We support the proposal but would want it to specify in Proposed Changes that the new subfield $1 would be repeatable. MAC: Confirmed that the field should be repeatable. Discussion included whether fundamentally MARC was the best place for the RWO information, or at least whether an authority record was the best place for this information. Linked data workflows don’t necessary acknowledge “authority files” as the library world uses them. Mixed comments about the economics of supplying RWOs at all, system issues. In the end supported on the likelihood that $1 could see some use.

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Encoding Standards: ALA Annual Report 2017

Report of Meetings of Interest Pertaining to Encoding Standards at the Annual Meeting of the American Library Association, Chicago, 2017 Prepared by Jim Soe Nyun for the Music Library Association Cataloging and Metadata Committee OLAC Cataloging and Policy Committee Friday June 23 7:30-9:30 Introductions… Kelly McGraff reported that because of the 3R project RDA development is frozen. Pay attention to IFLA LRM. Meeting Monday with RSC to hear about lacunae. Cate Gerhart: Report on what MAC will be doing. Mentions ISO 3166 (UN list) has a countries list, some without official cred, and they have a disclaimer there. Mentioned proposal for accessibility metadata that was coauthored by OLAC and CCM (Canadian Committee of Metadata Exchange). Mentioned 007 proposal for maps, another attempt to tie up some remnants from format integration. Raised issue about why maps are different from the multi-007 situation for other materials. Janice Young report. Cleaned up 60Kish

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Content Standards (including CC:DA): ALA Annual Report 2017

ALA ANNUAL CONFERENCE REPORT Chicago, IL, June 23-26, 2017 Reports from: OLAC Cataloging Policy Committee (CAPC) OLAC Membership Meeting RDA Forum & RDA Linked Data Forum RDA “Pop-Up” Meeting with Cataloging Specialists ALCTS Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access (CC:DA) ALCTS/LITA Authority Control Interest Group (ACIG) Reported by: Mary Huismann (St. Olaf College), Chair, Content Standards Subcommittee OLAC Cataloging Policy Committee (CAPC) The OLAC CAPC meeting was held on Friday, June 23, 2017. The major part of the meeting was devoted to liaison and task force reports; only selected highlights are reported here—see the full CAPC meeting minutes normally published in the September OLAC Newsletter: The Cataloging Committee: Description and Access (CC:DA) liaison report reminded attendees that the RDA Toolkit is frozen during the RDA Toolkit Restructure and Redesign (3R). RDA content will have the IFLA-Library Reference Model (LRM) as the underlying model. The CC:DA Monday meeting has been cancelled;

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Content Standards Subcommittee: MLA Report 2017

Music Library Association Cataloging and Metadata Committee Content Standards Subcommittee (CSS) Business Meeting Saturday, February 25, 2017 Orlando, Florida Members present: Mary Huismann (chair), Linda Blair (BIBCO liaison), Sonia Archer-Capuzzo, Ann  Churukian, Chris Diamond, Bruce Evans, Patty Falk, Kevin Kishimoto, Morris Levy, Anna Alfeld LoPrete, Rick McRae, Jennifer Olson, Shelley Rogers, Mark Scharff (NACO liaison), Tomoko Shibuya, Jay Weitz (OCLC Representative) Member attending remotely: Peter Lisius Members not present: Sophie Rondeau, Michi Hoban (LC Representative), Valerie Weinberg (LC  Representative) Guest: Damian Iseminger (LC, attending on behalf of Michi Hoban and Valerie Weinberg) Visitors: 18 Welcome & introductions CSS introductions were made around the table The chair gave brief remarks about the background and responsibilities of CSS. Chair’s report Membership Welcome new members (Ann, Anna, Bruce, Kevin, Patty, Rick, Shelley) Thanks to outgoing members (Chris, Damian, Morris, Bruce, Sophie) Communication CSS work takes place on our wiki Resources available from CMC

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Encoding Standards Subcommittee: MLA Report 2017

MUSIC LIBRARY ASSOCIATION CATALOGING AND METADATA COMMITTEE Encoding Standards Subcommittee Business Meeting Thursday, February 23, 2017, 3:30-4:55pm Salon 5, Rosen Plaza Hotel, Orlando MINUTES Attendees: Jim Soe Nyun, Margaret Corby, Thom Pease, Matthew Wise, Karen Peters, Anne Adams, Hermine Vermeij, Keith Knop, Karla Jurgemeyer, Nancy Lorimer, Catherine Busselen, Mark Scharff, , Chris Holden, Kimmy Szeto, Jay Weitz (OCLC representative), Damian Iseminger (LC representative proxy) Absent: Morgan Cundiff and Steve Yusko (LC Representatives) 1) Meeting called to order at 3:33pm. 2) Welcome and introductions of the subcommittee members were made and an audience roster was sent around. 3) There were no adjustments to the agenda. 4) Encoding Standards Chair’s report (Soe Nyun) a. ALA Liaison Reports i. Annual 2016 (Orlando) (https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7wsl3doYbMKQlotUkZXS0l4Qms/view?usp=sharing) ii. Midwinter 2017 (Atlanta) (https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BxViFaIR72G1YWV1MWtsSHBia0/view?usp=sharing) iii. Highlights from Midwinter, big metadata standards committee (i.e. ALCTS, RUSA, …) won’t be looking at individual ontologies; CCDA had interesting discussion paper dealing with

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CC:DA: ALA Annual Report 2016

Reported by Mary Huismann (University of Minnesota), Chair, Content Standards Subcommittee The CC:DA blog contains the full agenda and links to various documents and reports. After introductions, the adoption of the agenda, and approval of the minutes of the meeting held at ALA Midwinter, chair Dominique Bourassa delivered the report of CC:DA motions and other actions, January – June 2016. Motions to form task forces to investigate definitions or and instructions for accompanying material in RDA and for the review of the FRBR-Library Reference Model were approved. The report of the latter task force was approved and sent on to the chair of the FRBR Review Group. A motion to include the new Deseret Romanization table in the ALA-LC Romanization tables was also approved. Library of Congress Report (Dave Reser) Reser reported on personnel changes (including the nomination of Dr. Carla D. Hayden as the next Librarian of Congress, and

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Content Standards Annual Report: 2016

Annual Report, July 2015-June 2016 Submitted by Mary Huismann MEMBERS (as of March 2016) Mary Huismann (Chair, appointed 2016), Sonia Archer-Capuzzo (2012), Ann Churukian (2016), Christopher Diamond (2013), Bruce Evans (2016), Patty Falk (2016), Damian Iseminger (2013), Kevin Kishimoto (2016), Morris Levy (2013), Peter Lisius (2015), Anna Alfeld LoPrete (2016), Rick McRae (2016), Jennifer Olson (2015), Shelley Rogers (2016), Sophie Rondeau (2015), Tomoko Shibuya (2014), Linda Blair (BIBCO Music Funnel Coordinator), Mark Scharff (NACO-Music Project Coordinator), Michi Hoban (LC Representative), Valerie Weinberg (LC Representative), Jay Weitz (OCLC Representative) We thank Tracey Snyder, Elizabeth Hille Cribbs, Jean Harden, Beth Hobart, Steve Mantz, Chuck Peters, Ray Schmidt, and Amy Strickland, who rotated off of Content Standards Subcommittee in March 2016. We welcome Ann Churukian, Bruce Evans, Patty Falk, Kevin Kishimoto, Anna Alfeld LoPrete, Rick McRae, and Shelley Rogers, who joined the Content Standards Subcommittee in March 2016. REPORT ON ACTIVITIES CSS continued

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SAC: ALA Annual Report 2016

Orlando, FL, June 24-28, 2016 Reports from: ALCTS-CAMMS Subject Analysis Committee (SAC) SAC Subcommittee on Genre/Form Implementation (SGFI) Linked Library Data Interest Group Faceted Subject Access Interest Group PCC Participants Meeting (Selected for interest to MLA) Subject Analysis Committee Presentation: “Pre-Coordinate vs. Post-Coordinate Subject Access: Pros and Cons and a Real Life Experience” Peter Fletcher (UCLA) discussed the relative merits of pre- and post-coordinate subject systems. Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) is the prime example of a pre- coordinate system, while PRECIS as an example of a post-coordinate system. Among the arguments in favor of pre-coordination are: sophisticated context, which is needed for disambiguation, suggestibility and precision (Elaine Svenonius); and, a stable, comprehensive, globally-used vocabulary (in the case of LCSH). Among the arguments in favor of post-coordination are: more structurally sound; more amenable for Linked Open Data uses; and, inconsistent syntax rules cause difficulty for clean, faceted interfaces (Kelley

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Encoding Standards Annual Report: 2016

Annual Report, July 2015-June 2016 Submitted by James L. Soe Nyun Members (as of March 2016): James L. Soe Nyun (Chair, appointed 2015), Anne Adams (2015), Catherine Busselen (2014), Margaret Corby (2016), Chris Holden (2015), Karla Jurgemeyer (2013), Keith Knop (2014), Nancy Lorimer (2016), Deb Morris (2013), Thom Pease (2015), Karen Peters (2015), Mark Scharff (2014), Kimmy Szeto (2016), Hermine Vermeij (2015), Matthew Wise (2013), Morgan Cundiff (LC Representative), Stephen Yusko (LC Representative), Jay Weitz (OCLC Representative) We thank Ralph Hartsock and Lisa McFall, who rotated off of Encoding Standards Subcommittee in March 2016. We welcome Margaret Corby, Nancy Lorimer, and Kimmy Szeto, who joined the Encoding Standards Subcommittee in March 2016. Brief summary of activities: All tasks described below support the MLA Strategic Plan goal area, Technology. (“Goal statement: MLA makes effective use of technology to achieve its mission.”) MARC development: The committee developed four MARC proposals and three

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Encoding Standards: ALA Annual Report 2016

Notes on meetings at ALA Annual, 2016 in Orlando related to MARC and encoding standards Prepared by Jim Soe Nyun, Chair, Encoding Standards Subcommittee of the Music Library Association’s Metadata and Cataloging Committee Submitted July 31, 2016 Below are notes for the LC BIBFRAME Update Forum and the sessions of the MARC Advisory Committee, as well as several meetings of more general interest to those interested in metadata encoding issues. LC BIBFRAME Update Forum Sunday, June 26, 10:30 a.m.-noon BIBFRAME Pilot / Beacher Wiggins Report on BF 1.0 pilot Not tested: end user impact, holdings, acquisitions, description distribution Did not address the impact of BF on production Converted 13.8 million records from MARC to BF 1.0, goal of 18 M Now have over 2K examples in sandbox of records created No workflow assessments made, maybe in the next phase Will discard sandbox data with 1.0 vocab once the 2.0 pilot

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Vocabularies Annual Report: 2016

Annual Report, July 2015-June 2016 Submitted by Casey Mullin Members (as of March 2016): Casey Mullin (Chair, appointed 2014), Jim Alberts (2016), Rebecca Belford (2014), Kirk-Evan Billet (2015), Reed David (2015), Matt Ertz (2013), Ralph Hartsock (2016), Jeff Lyon (2016), Jacob Schaub (2015), Ann Shaffer (2015), Hannah Spence (2015), Nurhak Tuncer (2016), Jennifer Vaughn (2015), Janelle West (2013), J. Bradford Young (2014), Nancy Lorimer (SACO Music Funnel Coordinator), Mark Scharff (NACO-Music Project Coordinator), Maarja Vigorito (LC Representative), Jay Weitz (OCLC Representative) We thank Emma Dederick, Kenneth Kauffman, and Kevin Kishimoto, who rotated off of Vocabularies Subcommittee in March 2016. We welcome Ralph Hartsock, Jeff Lyon, Nurhak Tuncer, and Jim Alberts, who joined Vocabularies Subcommittee in March 2016. Report on activities: Standing task groups: Types of Composition List Maintenance (West (coordinator), Belford, Young, Alberts) Prepared new entries for Sett, Entrata, Dumps, Pesem, Samospev, Carol/Carols, Glásba, Négyes/Négyesek, Oberek/Oberki, Stroph/Strophen, Trioletto(s) Added cross-references

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