Thursday, July 06, 2006

Don't miss it! LC's SARs Decision and Its New Role in National Cataloging Policy

Just a reminder

TS-SIS Program — Cataloging at the Crossroads: LC's Series Decision and Its New Role in National Cataloging Policy

Monday, July 10, 2006 — 2:00-3:00 p.m. America's Center-Room 262

Speaker: Marie Whited, Catalog Liaison, Law Library of Congress

Moderator & Coordinator: Rhonda K. Lawrence

With the Library of Congress's decision in April to discontinue making series authority records, controversy has ensued about LC's ongoing role in setting national cataloging policy, its decision-making process, and how U.S. libraries and associations are responding. Attend this program to learn the latest national developments, hear comments from Marie Whited, Catalog Liaison at the Law Library of Congress, and share experiences in how law libraries are reacting.


For the official series announcements from the Library of Congress, see the Cataloging and Policy Support Office website

April 20, 2006 and June 1, 2006 postings

For papers posted on the Library of Congress Professional Guild web site, including Deanna Marcums statement, the Calhoun report, etc., Thomas Manns rebuttals, see:

For OCLCs decision regarding LC records and series processing in World Cat, see:

Program for Cooperative Cataloging FAQ re: series Web page

Program for Cooperative Cataloging statement on LC SARs decision

via email from Rhonda Lawrence

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