a regional affiliate of ALCTS
87th ANNUAL MEETING
October 21, 2011
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Washington Research Library Consortium
901 Commerce Drive
Upper Marlboro, MD
RDA or Not -- Here We Come!
Registration Deadline: October 7, 2011
|Speakers and Panelists
|PTPL Advisory Board - Slate of Candidates 2011/12 Term
|Travel Information (directions, hotels)
Christopher Cronin has been Director of Metadata and Catalogin Services a thte University of Chicago Library since 2008. Prior to going to Chicago, he was Assistant Professor and Head of Digital Resources Cataloging at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Chris has a B.A. in English Literature from the University of British Columbia and an MIS from the University of Toronto. He is active on several committees of the American Library Association and the Association for Library Collectiosn and Technical Services (ALCTS). He is currently Chair of the ALCTS Heads of Cataloging Interest Group and was recently elected to the Policy Committee of the Program for Cooperative Cataloging. In addition to his publications on metadata and cataloging, Chris has been a consultatnt on a number of metadata initiatives, both nationally and internationally, and was the coordinator for the University of Chicago's testing, and subsequent implementation, of RDA.
Erin Stalberg is Head of Metadata & Cataloging at North Carolina State University Libraries (Raleigh, NC) where she leads a department of twenty staff in the Libraries' cataloging and metadata initiatives. The department is responsible for the cataloging of materials in all formats and in all languages, both in MARC and in non-MARC schema. She has held previous positions as Head of Cataloging Services at the University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA), and at Saint Joseph's University Library (Philadelphia, PA), and she served as the Librarian for Semester at Sea (spring 2007 voyage), traveling around the world. Stalberg also teaches Organization of Materials II as an adjunct at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Information and Library Science. Her professional interests include cataloging management, integration of metadata initiatives into traditional cataloging departments, and training of support staff in non-MARC metadata creation. She serves as webmaster for the Women's Studies Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), has been a trainer for the Library of Congress/ALCTS program "Metadata Standards & Applications," in the series Cataloging for the 21st Century, and is currently Chair-Elect for the ALCTS Cataloging and Metadata Management Section (formerly known as CCS).
Beacher Wiggins has been director for Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access at the Library of Congress since 2004. He was director for cataloging, 1995-2004. In September 2002, he was appointed Acting Associate Librarian for Library Services, 2002-2003. His entire library career has been at the Library of Congress, starting in 1972 as a cataloger. He is active in the American Library Association and IFLA. He co-led the U.S. RDA test. He received an M.A. from the University of Wisconsin--Madison School of Library and Information Studies in 1972.
Glenn Patton is Director of the WorldCat Quality Management Division at OCLC, where he has spent more than 30 years doing support, training and product management activities for OCLC services and products. He and his staff are responsible for cataloging standards activities, for quality-control activities in WorldCat and for various aspects of OCLC's relationships with vendors from whom OCLC acquires bibliographic data. Glenn also serves as OCLC's liaison to the ALA ALCTS Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access, and to the Program for Cooperative Cataloging's Steering Committee. He is a member of the IFLA Standing Committee on Bibliography and chaired the IFLA Working Group on Functional Requirements and Numbering of Authority Records.
ILS Vendor Panelists
Dave has a strong knowledge of Library Automation and Emerging Technologies for libraries. He is especially interested in workflow management and creating efficiencies for libraries. He received his Bachelors of Arts from the College of Charleston, SC and his M.L.S. from the University of Buffalo. Dave has over a decade of practical library experience including virtual libraries and library management. He has held many executive board level positions with the Special Libraries Association. He has been with Innovative Interfaces as a consultant for two years.
Mike has worked in the library industry since 1982 and has held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility in school, public and academic libraries throughout his career. He received his MLS in 1989 and an MBA in 2001. Mike's library experience includes both public and technical services as well as library administration, grant writing, budgeting, and community and governmental relations.
Mike began working for a library vendor in 2001, starting as a Voyager trainer for Endeavor before moving into pre-sales and product management roles. He has been the Voyager product manager since September 2006 and continues to guide the future direction of Voyager since the merger with Ex Libris.
|Registration and Continental Breakfast
|Washington Research Library Consortium Facility Tour
| Vera Clyburn, Chair, PTPL
| Mark Jacobs, Executive Director, Washington Research Library Consortium
|Chris Cronin, Director of Metadata and Cataloging Services, Joseph Regenstein Library,
| University of Chicago
|Erin Stalberg, Head, Metadata and Cataloging, North Carolina State University Libraries
|Beacher Wiggins, Director, Acquisitions & Bibliographic Access; Co-Chair, US National
| Libraries RDA Test Steering Committee, Library of Congress
|Glenn Patton, Director, WorldCat Quality Management, OCLC
| Ex Libris
| Innovative Interfaces
|Passing the Gavel and Close of Meeting
|Washington Research Library Consortium Facility Tour