CMC call for new members 2018

The MLA Cataloging and Metadata Committee invites all interested persons to apply to be part of its subcommittees. There are open positions on all CMC subcommittees: Content Standards, Encoding Standards, and Vocabularies.   If you are interested in being a part of CMC, please send a brief application addressed to the CMC chair or 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; 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 Thursday (not the usual Friday this year) of MLA. (Email is preferable, and early submission is very helpful.)   CMC Chair: Tracey Snyder ( Content Standards Subcommittee: Mary Huismann ( Encoding

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MLA 2018 Cataloging and Metadata meetings and relevant sessions

I have compiled a list of MLA 2018 meetings and sessions that may be of interest to those who work in cataloging and/or metadata. I included all CMC business meetings and all sessions sponsored or co-sponsored by CMC, as well as a few other relevant meetings and sessions. See the MLA 2018 schedule online for full listings, locations, etc. (but please note that this is a draft schedule and subject to change):   THURSDAY 9 AM-10:25 AM    Cataloging and Metadata Town Hall (sponsored by CMC) 11 AM-12:25 PM    Cataloging and Metadata Committee #1 1:30 PM-2:25 PM    Encoding Standards Subcommittee 3:30 PM-4:25 PM    What to Expect When You’re Analyzing, Transforming, and Inputting: A Linked Data Guide (sponsored by CMC) 4:30 PM-5:25 PM    Content Standards Subcommittee 6-6:55 PM        system-specific interest groups   FRIDAY 9 AM-9:55 AM        Vocabularies Subcommittee 9:30 AM-10:25 AM    Technical Services Interest Group 11 AM-11:55 PM    NACO/SACO/BIBCO

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