Summer Throwback: ARLIS 2018 Cat Section Meeting Handouts

Amid the stuffy, oppressive, stinky heat of New York City in late August, is it even possible to remember the cooler, albeit grayer, days of late February? To aid in the quest for refreshing thoughts (or at least a happy distraction), linked here are the handouts from Kelly Swickard’s fantastic mini-presentations at the Cataloging Section’s… Continue reading Summer Throwback: ARLIS 2018 Cat Section Meeting Handouts

Developing session proposals for 2019

Team: Please join us in tossing around some ideas for cataloging sessions at the 2019 conference!  What would you like to learn from your many and multi-talented colleagues? What talents might you be willing to share with the group? To facilitate developing ideas for sessions, we’ve pre-populated a forum with some of the threads that… Continue reading Developing session proposals for 2019

2018 ARLIS/NA Cataloging Advisory Committee (CAC) Annual Meeting Report

The CAC held their annual meeting on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 3:30pm in the New York Hilton Midtown during the ARLIS/NA 2018 Conference. The meeting was attended by members of the Committee, as well as approximately twenty ARLIS/NA members. CAC members for the 2018-2019 year are: Bronwen Bitetti (Chair, 2nd year), William Blueher, Sherman… Continue reading 2018 ARLIS/NA Cataloging Advisory Committee (CAC) Annual Meeting Report

2018 ARLIS/NA Cataloging Section Meeting Recap

On Monday, February 26 at 11:15 AM, the Cataloging Section met for its annual meeting in the Madison room at the Midtown Hilton. Attendance was high, with at least 40 members in the room. The meeting had a full agenda, beginning with the introduction of Emily Walz, Librarian in the Art & Architecture Collection at… Continue reading 2018 ARLIS/NA Cataloging Section Meeting Recap

A Day in the Life of the Transition to BIBFRAME 2.0 and Linked Data

By Kay Teel, Metadata Librarian for Serials and Arts Resources, Stanford University Libraries My institution is participating in Linked Data projects and the move to BIBFRAME, and all metadata librarians here are involved in these efforts in some way. What does this “bleeding edge” participation look like from the trenches? What follows is a snapshot.… Continue reading A Day in the Life of the Transition to BIBFRAME 2.0 and Linked Data

Beyond the Backlog: How the Thomas J. Watson Library Made Their Backlog Disappear

Those who were in New Orleans for the 2017 ARLIS/NA conference in New Orleans earlier this year may remember Tamara Fultz’ fascinating presentation at the last Cataloging Section meeting.  Titled “Beyond the Backlog: How the Thomas J. Watson Library Made Their Backlog Disappear”, this PowerPoint presentation (click the link below to download!) is a valuable… Continue reading Beyond the Backlog: How the Thomas J. Watson Library Made Their Backlog Disappear