Music cataloging webinars, recent and upcoming

Slides are available for two recent webinars: Music Cataloging Basics Presented October 31, 2018, by Linda Blair and Mary Huismann. Slides Introduction to LC Faceted Vocabularies for Music Resources Presented August 29, 2018, by Casey Mullin and Hermine Vermeij. Slides Materials for these and other webinars can be found on MLA’s Previous Workshops page. Stay […]

ALA Annual 2018 reports

Reports from ALA Annual 2018 by MLA-CMC liaisons to ALA are available. Enjoy! All recent ALA reports, including ALA Annual 2018: https://www.musiclibraryassoc.org/mpage/cmc_all_documents Individual reports from ALA Annual 2018: Tracey Snyder, Chair of Cataloging and Metadata Committee: https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.musiclibraryassoc.org/resource/resmgr/BCC_ALA_Reports/2018_ALA_CMCChairReport.pdf Mary Huismann, Chair of Content Standards Subcommittee: https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.musiclibraryassoc.org/resource/resmgr/BCC_ALA_Reports/2018_ALA_CSChairReport.pdf Jim Soe Nyun, Chair of Encoding Standards Subcommittee: https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.musiclibraryassoc.org/resource/resmgr/BCC_ALA_Reports/2018_ALA_ESChairReport.pdf Rebecca […]

CMC 2018 business meeting agenda

The Music Library Association’s Cataloging and Metadata Committee will hold its annual in-person meetings Thursday, February 1 and Friday, February 2, 2018. For times and locations, see the MLA 2018 program. For a preview of discussion topics, see the CMC 2018 business meeting agenda, with links to several related reports embedded. All are welcome to […]

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 […]

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 […]

RDA Toolkit Restructure and Redesign Project status report

A status report of the RDA Toolkit Restructure and Redesign (3R) Project is available on the RDA Toolkit blog: http://www.rdatoolkit.org/3Rproject/SR3 The new target date for the initial rollout of the restructured and redesigned Toolkit is June 13, 2018. See the blog for screenshots and further details.  

IFLA Library Reference Model (LRM) final version (August 2017)

The following announcement about the IFLA Library Reference Model was posted today on the RSC website: IFLA Library Reference Model The RDA Steering Committee (RSC) welcomes the publication of the IFLA Library Reference Model (LRM) as an IFLA standard. The LRM was endorsed by the IFLA Professional Committee in August 2017; the final version is […]

IFLA LRM March 2017 version available

The IFLA Library Reference Model (LRM)–formerly known as FRBR-LRM–is now available in its most recent version from March 2017: https://www.ifla.org/publications/node/11412 FRBR is the conceptual model underlying RDA. RDA will be revised to reflect the new conceptual model LRM.

New NOTES article on faceted music vocabularies

Congratulations to Beth Iseminger, Nancy Lorimer, Casey Mullin, and Hermine Vermeij on their article in the March 2017 issue of NOTES, Faceted Vocabularies for Music: A New Era in Resource Discovery. This article highlights important work done by the Cataloging and Metadata Committee (formerly the Bibliographic Control Committee) of MLA, in partnership with the Library […]

CMC Town Hall 2017 topics and speakers

Join the Cataloging and Metadata Committee in Orlando next Friday, February 24, 2017 at our annual Town Hall program session: http://www.musiclibraryassoc.org/mpage/mla_2017_fr_1_5 This session will also be streamed for those not in attendance at MLA: http://www.musiclibraryassoc.org/mpage/mla_2017_stream Topics and speakers are listed below: Introduction (Tracey Snyder) RDA/LC-PCC PS/MLA BP updates (Damian Iseminger & Mary Huismann) LCGFT and […]

CMC 2017 Business Meeting Agenda

The Music Library Association’s Cataloging and Metadata Committee will hold its annual in-person meetings Thursday, February 23 and Saturday, February 25, 2017. For times and locations, see: http://www.musiclibraryassoc.org/mpage/mla_2017_sched_busi The agenda for the two meetings, with links to several related reports embedded, is available here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7wsl3doYbMKeGdpWkEzVEt2Y2s/view?usp=sharing The Library of Congress report is available here: https://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/MLA2017.docx All […]

ALA Midwinter 2017 reports

Reports from ALA Midwinter 2017 by MLA-CMC liaisons to ALA are available. Enjoy! Mary Huismann, Chair of Content Standards Subcommittee: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bxo4Xt0aRdn8T0RaS1lXbWplb0E/view?usp=sharing Casey Mullin, Chair of Vocabularies Subcommittee: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5MJM6hP4HZFRVNTbV9HUGVocUE/view?usp=sharing Jim Soe Nyun, Chair of Encoding Standards Subcommittee: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BxViFaIR72G1YWV1MWtsSHBia0U/view?usp=sharing

ALA Annual 2016 reports

Reports from ALA Annual 2016 by MLA-CMC liaisons to ALA are available. Enjoy! Mary Huismann, Chair of Content Standards Subcommittee: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2BZSYJQUuHfdmx4bS1vXzhnVlk/view?usp=sharing Casey Mullin, Chair of Vocabularies Subcommittee: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5MJM6hP4HZFVXM2RXJOSkVNV3c/view?usp=sharing Jim Soe Nyun, Chair of Encoding Standards Subcommittee: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7wsl3doYbMKQlotUkZXS0l4Qms/view?usp=sharing

CMC call for new members 2017

The MLA Cataloging and Metadata Committee invites all interested persons to apply to be part of the subcommittees of the Cataloging and Metadata Committee. There are open positions on all 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 […]

MLA 2017 Cataloging and Metadata meetings and relevant sessions

I have compiled a list of MLA 2017 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. Please see the MLA 2017 schedule online […]