Encoding Standards Subcommittee 2024 Business Meeting

The 2024 annual business meeting of the Encoding Standards Subcommittee will be held virtually on Wednesday, March 6, 2:00 pm-2:55 pm EST.  Please see the ESS business meeting agenda for details and relevant links. Guests are encouraged to familiarize themselves with reports and documents ahead of time and bring questions or comments to the meeting. The meeting is open to all, and guests may come and go throughout. Access for the ESS meeting and all CMC business meetings are through the Cvent platform, which is the entry point for all sessions of the Music Library Association 2024 Annual Meeting. Registered MLA and MOUG attendees will find the meeting listed in the schedule; other guests must register (free) via the Cvent open meetings portal. CMC is also hosting an open, virtual CMC Q&A session Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 12:00 PM-12:55 PM EST. In this discussion forum, Town Hall speakers and additional CMC members will

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Call for CMC Subcommittee Applications 2024

There are service opportunities on the three Cataloging and Metadata Committee (CMC) subcommittees: Content Standards, Encoding Standards, and Vocabularies, all of which have multiple vacancies. Appointments are for four-year terms, and most subcommittee work is conducted asynchronously throughout the year. We encourage all interested persons to apply for membership. We will be at the February 15 MLA Get Involved session and are happy to answer questions by email or in person at the conference. You can find more information about the subcommittees and their work here on our website, at the CMC Town Hall session March 1, and at our virtual open business meetings March 6-7. Brief applications should be in writing and submitted to the CMC Chair (Rebecca Belford) and any of the current subcommittee chairs (listed below) no later than end of day Thursday, March 7, 2024. Applications should state: 1) your specific interest with regards to the

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MLA-CMC at Winter 2024 ALA and MAC Meetings

CMC will be representing MLA’s interests at three upcoming Winter 2024 meetings in the next month: the MARC Advisory Committee (MAC), ALA Core’s Core Subject Analysis Committee (SAC), and ALA Core’s Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access (CC:DA). MAC will be meeting virtually Wednesday-Thursday, January 24-25, 10:30 am-1:30 pm EST each day. Meetings are free and open to observers. Access links are posted to the MARC listserv shortly before each meeting. The MAC agenda is available now. MLA is the author of Proposal No. 2024-01, Recording Numeric Designation of Musical Expressions in the MARC 21 Bibliographic and Authority Formats. If you have specific concerns or interests for this meeting, or questions about MAC in general, please contact Ethan D’Ver, chair of the CMC Encoding Standards Subcommittee and MLA’s liaison to MAC. If you have specific comments on any of the other proposals or discussion papers that you would like to have

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Encoding Standards Subcommittee 2023 Business Meeting and Agenda

Please join us for the annual business meeting of the Encoding Standards Subcommittee, which will be held on Tuesday, March 7, 2023, 2:30-3:50 CST via Zoom. Please see the ESS Meeting Agenda for a full agenda with links to MARC Advisory Committee meeting reports and other documents of interest. The meeting is open to all registered attendees of the MLA conference. Zoom links will become available 10 minutes prior to the start of the meeting in Sched (MLA 2023 conference schedule for registered attendees). The meeting will be recorded. We look forward to seeing you there–in person or virtually! Karen Peters, Chair, Encoding Standards Subcommittee

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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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