RESULTS

Vocabularies Subcommittee: MLA Report 2020

Music Library Association Cataloging and Metadata Committee: Vocabularies Subcommittee (VS) Business Meeting MEETING SUMMARY   Friday, February 28, 2020, 1:30pm – 2:55pm, Salon H, Hilton Norfolk The Main, Norfolk, VA   Present: Rebecca Belford (chair), Anne Adams, Joshua Henry, Beth Iseminger (for Nancy Lorimer, SACO Music Funnel Coordinator), Damian Iseminger (for Maarja Vigorito, Library of Congress representative), Marty Jenkins, Jeff Lyon, Leonard Martin, Allison McClanahan, Jennifer Olson, Treshani Perera, Mark Scharff (NACO Music Project Coordinator), Kyle Shockey, Jay Weitz (OCLC representative)   Music Toolkit test case report (Jeff Lyon) Jeff gave a short summary of Brigham Young University’s experience analyzing their bibliographic records for music formats in preparation to running the OCLC Music Toolkit on the full file. Highlights of their subject heading analysis: 35,000 unique subject headings, which represented 85% of the headings in the catalog, with a long tail for the remaining headings. They also found 6,582 unique

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Encoding Standards Subcommittee: MLA Report 2020

Minutes, Cataloging and Metadata Committee Encoding Standards Subcommittee Business Meeting February 27, 2020, 3:30-4:55 PM Salon H, Hilton Norfolk The Main, Norfolk, VA   Agenda: http://cmc.blog.musiclibraryassoc.org/2020/02/13/encoding-standards-subcommittee-2020-business-meeting-and-agenda/ Members in attendance: Karen Peters (Chair), Jim Alberts (taking notes), Margaret Corby, Ethan D’Ver, Matt Ertz, Rahni Kennedy, Casey Mullin, Tomoko Shibuya, Amy Strickland, Damian Iseminger (LC representative), Jay Weitz (OCLC representative). Members not present: Chelsea Hoover, Nancy Lorimer, Felicia Piscitelli. 1) Welcome and Introductions The Chair welcomed attendees to the meeting and asked the Subcommittee members to introduce themselves. 2) Adjustments to the Agenda None. 3) ESS Chair’s Report (Peters) The Chair briefly outlined items of particular note from ALA Annual 2019 and Midwinter 2020 (see the Agenda for pertinent links); acknowledged new (since the last meeting) Subcommittee members Jim Alberts, Ethan D’Ver, Rahni Kennedy, and Casey Mullin; and thanked outgoing Subcommittee members Margaret Corby, Nancy Lorimer, and Casey Mullin for their past

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Content Standards Subcommittee: MLA Report 2020

Music Library Association Cataloging and Metadata Committee (CMC) Content Standards Subcommittee (CSS) Business Meeting Saturday, February 29, 2020, 11:00-12:25 pm Salon H Hilton Norfolk The Main Norfolk, VA   Members present: Mary Huismann, Ben Barba, Kristi Bergland, Linda Blair, Janice Bunker, Ann Churukian, Patty Falk, Ivan Kaptroth-Joslin, Kevin Kishimoto, Anna LoPrete, Chuck Peters, Hannah Spence   Members not present: Monica Figueroa, Chris Holden, Anna LoPrete, Rick McRae, Michelle Urberg   1. Welcome & introductions (5 min.) The Chair welcomed members and audience observers and reminded everyone of the “Conduct during meetings” statement from the CMC Handbook. Two additions were made to the agenda: Addition of agenda item 3c Document with examples for agenda item 7c. 2. Chair’s Report (Huismann) (10 min.) a) Membership New members since last year: Ivan Kaproth-Joslin Keith Knop Chuck Peters Hannah Spence Several members rotating off CSS this year: Ann Churukian Patty Falk Kevin Kishimoto Anna

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SAC: ALA Midwinter Report 2020

Philadelphia, PA, January 25-27, 2020 Reported by Rebecca Belford (Oberlin College & Conservatory), Chair, MLA CMC Vocabularies Subcommittee Reports from: Faceted Subject Access Interest Group Authority Control Interest Group Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries Interest Group (“Medium Heads”) Heads of Cataloging Departments Interest Group Subject Analysis Committee (SAC) Subject Analysis Committee: Subcommittee on Faceted Vocabularies (SSFV) Faceted Subject Access Interest Group (ALCTS CaMMS) January 25, 2020 Three presentations followed a brief update from the FAST Policy and Outreach Committee (FPOC). “FAST: Finding the Future of Subject Access at the British Library” (Caroline Kent, British Library) The British Library (BL) team (Alan Danskin, Caroline Kent, Janet Ashton) began its exploration of FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology) as part of a review to identify cataloging efficiencies. FAST emerged as a means to get terms from an internationally recognized controlled vocabulary into the catalog where otherwise there are no current subject

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MAC: ALA Midwinter Report 2020

ALA Midwinter Meeting 2020, Philadelphia Report by Karen Peters (Library of Congress), Chair, Encoding Standards Subcommittee MARC Advisory Committee Meetings (January 25 and 26) Agenda: http://www.loc.gov/marc/mac/mw2020_age.html Over the course of two meetings, the MARC Advisory Committee (MAC) considered two proposals and seven discussion papers. Two of the discussion papers deal with changes in MARC that will be needed to accommodate new RDA elements introduced as part of the RDA Toolkit Restructure and Redesign Project (“beta RDA”), while one of the proposals and several of the discussion papers have their genesis in issues related to the development of BIBFRAME and the process of converting or migrating data between BIBFRAME and MARC. Both proposals passed unanimously; the future of the discussion papers is unknown at present. Prior to consideration of the 9 papers, brief mention was made of two fast-track proposals approved by the MARC Steering Group after the ALA Annual 2019

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CAPC and CC:DA: ALA Midwinter Report 2020

Philadelphia, PA, January 24-27, 2020 Reports from: OLAC Cataloging Policy Committee (CAPC) RDA Pre-Conference RDA Update Forum RDA Linked Data Forum PCC At Large Meeting PCC Participants Meeting ALCTS Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access (CC:DA) Reported by: Mary Huismann (St. Olaf College), Chair, Content Standards Subcommittee OLAC Cataloging Policy Committee (CAPC) The OLAC CAPC meeting was held on Friday, January 24, 2020. The majority of the meeting was devoted to liaison and task force reports; since these reports will be published in the March issue of the OLAC Newsletter only selected highlights appear in this report. The 2020 OLAC Conference, celebrating OLAC’s 40th anniversary, will be held in Columbus, Ohio, October 14-17, 2020. The conference host is OCLC, and most meeting sessions will be held at OCLC. CAPC is seeking candidates for full member (2 year) and intern (1 year) positions. CAPC is also seeking a new chair because

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