Using my Sched account, I have assembled my schedule for MOUG and MLA 2019 in St. Louis and am sharing it in the interest of promoting sessions relevant to cataloging and metadata. I have included all CMC business meetings and all sessions sponsored or co-sponsored by CMC, as well as MOUG sessions, MLA plenary sessions, and a few other relevant sessions and events. Enjoy! My schedule: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1S_OZBgDOH9vL4UD4_qz2IzO6QCsR6LRO/view?usp=sharing Full schedule: http://conferences.blog.musiclibraryassoc.org/program/ Thanks, Tracey Snyder Chair, Cataloging and Metadata Committee, Music Library Association
The MLA Cataloging and Metadata Committee invites all interested persons to apply for membership on its subcommittees. There are 2-5 open positions on all CMC subcommittees: Content Standards, Encoding Standards, and Vocabularies. See the Groups page (https://www.musiclibraryassoc.org/mpage/cmc_groups) and the Contact page (https://www.musiclibraryassoc.org/mpage/cmc_contact) for more information. If you are interested in serving on a CMC subcommittee (a four-year term), please send a brief application to the CMC chair and 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 and your order of preference of subcommittees; 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 Friday of MLA. (Email is preferable, and early submission is
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 tuned for details in 2019 on upcoming webinars about cataloging music resources in RDA. This includes revised versions of webinars from 2014 and 2015 on scores, music video recordings, classical audio recordings, and popular music audio recordings, as well as new webinars on librettos and historic audio recordings.
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 Belford, Chair of Vocabularies Subcommittee: https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.musiclibraryassoc.org/resource/resmgr/BCC_ALA_Reports/2018_ALA-Annual_SAC.pdf
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 join us for the open portion of the meetings. Tracey Snyder CMC Chair
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 (email@example.com) Content Standards Subcommittee: Mary Huismann (firstname.lastname@example.org) Encoding
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): http://conferences.blog.musiclibraryassoc.org/program/ 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
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.
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 available at: https://www.ifla.org/publications/node/11412. There are no significant changes to the LRM from the draft version used for the RDA Toolkit Restructure and Redesign (3R) Project by the RSC and its working groups. The project includes development of RDA as an implementation of the new model, which consolidates the separate IFLA Functional Requirements models on which RDA is based. The RSC recommends RDA Toolkit users to familiarize themselves with the LRM in preparation for the release of the new Toolkit in 2018. Posted 19 September 2017
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.
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 of Congress, as well as earlier work leading up to the development and publication of the vocabularies (LCMPT and LCGFT for music). Access online via Project MUSE or MLA: http://www.musiclibraryassoc.org/?NotesOnlineAccess DOI: 10.1353/not.2017.0000
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 LCMPT updates (Casey Mullin) MARC music updates—382 and more (James Soe Nyun) IFLA LRM (formerly FRBR-LRM) discussion (Damian Iseminger & Christopher Holden) MLA LDWG report and updates (James Soe Nyun & Kirk-Evan Billet) Discussion and Q&A
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 are welcome to join us for the open portion of the meetings. Tracey Snyder CMC Chair