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Marymount University

Changes in the Electronic Resources Management Landscape: A Librarian’s Toolkit


George Stachokas, Auburn University (Keynote: Electronic Resources Management on the Eve of 2020)

Leigh Ann DePope, University of Maryland College Park (Usage Statistics and COUNTER 5: Too much data for decision making?)

Amanda Echterling, Virginia Commonwealth University (Risk and Transformation in eResource Licensing)

Vendor Panel :

Jane Burke (Ex Libris), Sheri Meares (EBSCO), Matthew Ragucci (Wiley), and Bob Schultz (OCLC)

American University Washington College of Law

Telling the Technical Services Story: Using Assessment & Data Visualization to Show Our Value


Rebecca Mugridge, University at Albany, SUNY (Keynote: Advocating for Technical Services through Assessment)

Gina Solares, University of San Francisco (Visualization as Sensemaking, or, Seeing the Forest and the Trees)

Jessica Schomberg, Minnesota State University, Mankato (We Rate Cats: How and Why We Assess Our Cataloging)

Nina Servizzi, New York University (Reinventing the Cataloging Hold: Smarter Processing Through Data Integration)

University of Baltimore, UB Student Center



Penny Lochner, Muhlenburg College (What Should an ILS Do When Everything Continues to Change?/ .ppsx)
Peter McCracken, Cornell University (The (Actual) Next Generation of LMSs / .ppsx)
Mike Rogers, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Alma: a Different Type of ILS)
Phil Schreur, Stanford University (The Three Faces of Discovery /.docx)

University of Richmond, Jepson Alumni Center



Beacher Wiggins, Library of Congress (presentation)
Xiaoli Li, University of California, Davis (presentation)
Paul Frank and Kirk Hess, Library of Congress (presentation)
Tina Shrader, National Library of Medicine (presentation)

Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.)

Exploring Linked Data


Dorothea Salo, Faculty Associate, School of Library and Information Studies, University of Wisconsin - Madison (presentation)
Jackie Shieh, Resource Description Coordinator, George Washington University Libraries (presentation)
Nancy Fallgren, Metadata Librarian, United States National Library of Medicine (presentation)
Linda Wen, Head of Collections and Bibliographic Services, Washington College of Law at American University (presentation)


Miller Senate Office Building (Annapolis, MD)

REIMAGINING TECHNICAL SERVICES: Redesigning workflows, rethinking resources, reworking spaces, and reorganizing staff


Christine Dulaney, Director of Technical Services, American University Library
Meghan Manahan, Director of Technical Services, George Mason University (presentation)
Nathan Putnam; Head, Metadata Services; University of Maryland, College Park (presentation)
Denise Branch; Head, Continuing Resources; Virginia Commonwealth University (presentation)
Camilla Williams; Program Specialist; U.S. Programs, Law, and Literature Division; Library of Congress (presentation)
Caroline Saccucci; Dewey Program Manager; U.S. Programs, Law, and Literature Division; Library of Congress (presentation)

George Mason University (Fairfax, VA)

e-Books: Lifecycle Management and Workflows


Joyce Tenney, Associate Director/Head of Serials & Access Services, University of MD-Baltimore County
Barbara Anderson, Head of Metadata and Discovery, Virginia Commonwealth University (presentation)
Elizabeth Kupke, Head, Electronic Resources & Serials, Georgetown University. (presentation)
Tiffany Wilson, Electronic Resources & Non-Print Materials Cataloger, University of MD-Baltimore County

American University (Washington, DC)

ERM & U: Workflows in the Electronic Age


Betsy Appleton, Electronic Resources Librarian, George Mason Univ. (presentation)
Anna Creech, Electronic Resources Librarian, Univ. of Richmond (presentation)
Dawn Hale, Head of Technical Services, Johns Hopkins Univ. (presentation)
Laura Wrubel, Electronic Resources Content Manager, George Washington Univ. Libraries (presentation)

Washington Research Library Consortium (Upper Marlboro, MD)

RDA or Not - Here We Come!


Christopher Cronin, Director of Metadata and Cataloging Services, University of Chicago (presentation)
Erin Stalberg, Head, Metadata and Cataloging, NCSU Libraries (presentation)
Beacher Wiggins, Director, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access, Library of Congress (presentation)
Glenn Patton, Director, WorldCat Quality Management, OCLC (presentation)

ILS Vendor Panelists:

Mike Dicus, Ex Libris (presentation)
Dave Hemingway-Turner, Innovative Interfaces Inc. (presentation)
Paul Riggs, SirsiDynix (presentation)

Library of Virginia (Richmond, VA)

Kaleidoscope of Choices: Collection Development Today

Keynote: Peggy Johnson, Associate Librarian for Access Services, University of Minnesota Libraries; Editor, Library Resources and Technical Services; Editor, Technicalities


David Greenbaum, Educational Services Librarian, LYRASIS (presentation)
Emily Howie, Acting Collection Development Officer, Library Services, Library of Congress (presentation)


Scott Reinhart, Assistant Director, Operations, Carroll County Public Library (presentation)
Lindsey Levinsohn, Collection Development Team Specialist, OverDrive, Inc.

Gallaudet University, Plaza Dining Hall (Washington, DC)

Open Source: Open Sesame!

Keynote: Marshall Breeding, Director of Innovative Technologies and Research, Vanderbilt University

  • Bradley Daigle, Director for Digital Curation Services, UVA
  • Andrea Buntz Neiman and Karen Collier, Kent County Public Library (presentation)

Bowie State University, Center for Learning & Technology (Bowie, MD)

Tide or Tsunami: Riding the Wave of Change in Technical Services

Keynote: Pamela Bluh, University of Md.

  • Jason Phillips, JSTOR
  • Beacher Wiggins, Library of Congress
  • David Whitehair, OCLC

Virginia Historical Society (Richmond, VA)

What are They Teaching?  What do We Need?
  • Emily Hicks, Head Bibliographic Management - Roesch Library, University of Dayton
  • Carlen Ruschoff, Director, Information Technology and Technical Services Division - University of Maryland Libraries
  • Bill Mayer, University Librarian - American University

Government Printing Office (Washington, DC)

Show Me the Money! 21st Century Acquisitions & Collection Development
  • Judith C. Russell, Superintendent of Documents
  • Rick Anderson, Director of Resource Acquisition University of Nevada, Reno Libraries
"The Future of Acquisitions & Collection Development in a Radically Changed Information Environment"

Miller Senate Office Building, Annapolis (Annapolis, MD)

Navigating into the Future ... with Mansfield, Pace, and Tillett
  • Judy Mansfield, Chief, Arts and Sciences Cataloging Division, Library of Congress
  • Andrew K. Pace, Head, Systems Dept., North Carolina State University (Kristen Antelman, Associate Director for Information Technology, North Carolina State University)
  • Barbara B. Tillett, Chief, Cataloging Policy and Support Office, Library of Congress

University of Virginia (Charlottsville, VA)

Serving and Preserving Digital Collections

Brooke Dine ”Pub Med Central”

Preconference: E-Journal Archiving: Who Is Responsible?
  • Victoria Reich, Director, LOCKSS Program, Stanford University
  • Leslie Johnston, Director of Digital Access Services, University of Virginia
  • Allison Zhang, Manager, Digital Collections Production Center, Washington Research Library Consortium
  • Phil Michel, Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congres

The George Washington University (Washington, DC)

The Future of MARC -- R.I.P. or Let 'er RIP?
  • Rebecca Guenther, Library of Congress
  • Roy Tennant, California Digital Library

Johns Hopkins University (MD)

Getting to the Core:

Core Competencies and Education for Library Technical Services Staff
  • Karen Calhoun, Cornell University
  • Barbara Dean, Arlington County Public Library
  • Salvatore Costabile, Costabile Associates

Library of Virginia (Richmond, VA)

Library/Vendor Partnerships for the 21st Century
  • Thomas E. Camden, Library of Virginia
  • Barbara Albee, Faxon
  • William C. Anderson, Library of Congress
  • Bridgetta C. Jenkins, Library of Congress
  • Steve Sutton, Alibris

Smithsonian Institution (Washington, DC)

E-Potpourri: A Blend of  E-Topics for All in Technical Services
  • Victor McCrary, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Nancy Jean Gibbs, Assistant Head, Acquisitions, North Carolina State University
  • Mackie Crow, netLibrary

Western Maryland College (MD)

Technical Services Librarians: The Training We Need, The Issues We Face

Keynote Speaker:
Marietta Plank, Executive Director, Chesapeake Information and Research Library Alliance (CIRLA)

  • Serials: Jean Hirons,  Library of Congres
  • Acquistions: Lynda Clendenning, University of Virginia Library
  • Collection Development: John Walsh, George Mason University
  • Cataloging: Barbara Anderson, Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries

George Mason University (VA)

To Merge or Not to Merge? Libraries and Computer Centers

Janet Swan Hill, President of ALCTS; Associate Director for Technical Services, University of Colorado

Keynote: The Martyr Trap

  • Nancy Dagle, Bucknell University
  • Ann M. Palkovich, George Mason University
  • Robin Wagner, Gettysburg College


Library of Congress (Washington, DC)

The Future is Now: Thrive or Survive
  • Walt Crawford, RLG  Tomorrow's Librarians: Thriving on Complexity
  • Erik Jul, OCLC  Knowledge Access Management: Overview of OCLC Activities
  • Rick Weingarten, ALA Washington  The Future of the Internet: Policy Challenges

National Institutes of Health (Bethesda, MD)

The Information Wave: Sink, Swim or Surf

Liz Bishoff, OCLC Member Services
Keynote: The Future of Technical Services in the Informational Age
Consecutive sessions:
  • Barbara Stewart, Univ. of Mass. at Amherst
    Using Home Pages for Library Technical Services: A How-To-Do-It Manual
  • Virginia D.Sorkin, LC National Digital Library
    Electronic Journals: A Problem or a Solution?
  • Ellen Yu Borkowski, Univ. of Md.
    Museum Education Site Licensing(MESL) Project: Networked Delivery of High Quality Images and Accompanying Text

Randolph-Macon College, Ashland (VA)

Harnessing the Winds of Change: How Can Technical Services Librarians Take Charge of Their Future?

Sheila Intner, Simmons College
Keynote: If Tradition Was Honest and True, We Own the Future; or, Why Technical Service Librarians Are the Only Ones Who Understand the New World Order in Information Service

Panel (Christa Hoffman, NLM, moderator):
  • Elizabeth Willson, CAPCON
    Will the Marketplace Shape the Future?
  • Dennis Robinson, James Madison Univ.
    The James Madison University Experience: New Structural Change and Technical Services Librarian
  • Beacher Wiggins, LC Acting Director for Cataloging
    The Future of Technical Services Librarians

American University (Washington, DC)

Creative Thinking in Technical Services: Breaking Out of the Box

Jennifer Younger, Ohio State Univ. Keynote

Charles Wittenberg, Blackwell North America
Electronic Vendor Services

Beth Picknally Camden, Univ. of Virginia
Creative Ideas for Cataloging

St. John's College, (Annapolis, MD)

Who's In the Driver's Seat?

Daniel T. Richard, Dartmouth College
Way Down Upon the Ompompanoosuc; or, a New Perspective on an Old Standard

Panel (Susanne Glass, Univ. of Virginia, facilitator):

•Marianne Gearhart, Fairfax County PL
Customer Service

•Janice Flug, American Univ.

•Carol Pfeiffer, Univ. of Virginia

•Sarah Thomas, LC Director for Cataloging

University of Virginia, Charlottesville (VA)

Technical Services and Collection Development

Jean Preer, Catholic Univ. of America


•Kay Ecelbarger, Montgomery County PL
•Kenneth O. Jenson, Univ. of Virginia
•Richard Ross, Georgetown Univ.
•Mark Strattner, Law Library LC

University of Maryland, College Park (considered metro DC)

New Systems, New Savvy: Training for New Technologies
Anne Lipow, Staff Consultant, Berkeley, Calif.

Staff Development and Training: Theories and Concepts

The Nitty Gritty of Training: Techniques and Tips


•Marietta Plank, Univ. of Maryland
The Migration From GEAC to CARL

•Mary Cardenas, Prince William PL
Moving to DYNIX

•Carlene Rushoff, Georgetown Univ.

•Susanne Glass, Univ. of Virginia
Use of Training Materials in Adult Learning

Quality Inn, Frederick (MD)

Managing Chaos

Maureen Sullivan, Yale, Keynote and moderator
Organizational Change in Technical Services


•Mary Ann Chappell, James Madison Univ.
•Kathy Leitzke, Defense Intelligence Agency

University of Richmond, Richmond (VA)

Format Integration

Cataloging Update from LC

Sally McCallum, LC Network Development and MARC Standards Office

Ben R. Tucker, LC Office for Descriptive Cataloging Policy

Library of Congress (DC)

Buying Technology: A Consumer's Guide

Ruta Pempe, Office of Information Services, National Science Foundation, Keynote address

Vendor demonstrations

Hyatt Regency Hotel, Baltimore (MD)

Catalogers: An Endangered Species?

Herbert S.White, Indiana Univ.

Keynote address: Technical Services Library Careers--Why Don't Students Love Us?

American University (DC)

The Compleat Librarian--Changing Roles in a Total-System Environment

Michael Gorman, Univ. of Illinois, Keynote

Panel (George Arnold, AU, moderator )
  • Vera Fessler, Fairfax County PLLindsey Hundt, American Bankers Association
  • Patricia Kelly, George Washington Univ.
  • Ross Stephen, Rider College

Williamsburg Lodge & Conference Center (VA)

Planning for Technical Services in the Year 2000:

Cataloging Your Ideas and Acquiring Others
Robert Shump, Marymount, facilitator
Small group discussion and reports

James Madison Bldg., Library of Congress (DC)

Sharing Your IL(L)s: The Agonies and Ecstasies of Integrated Library Systems

Richard Boss, consultant, Keynote

Panel (Dorothy Gregor,LC, moderator):

•Dean Gattone, Univ. of Maryland (GEAC)
•Albert J. Liu, Old Dominion (DYNIX?)
•Glen Lowry, Virginia Tech (VTLS)
•Houston Maples, DCPL (CLSI)

U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis (MD)

Two Challenges for the Eighties:

Contracting (Panel)
Authority Control

Panel (George Arnold, AU, moderator):

•Patricia Berger, NBS
•Adelaide Del Frate, NASA-Goddard
•Salvatore Costabile, Costabile Assoc.
•Phillip Haymond, U.S. Dept. of Interior
Robert M. Hiatt, LC

George Washington University Club (DC)

Treasures in Miniature: Microforms in Libraries

•Linda K. Hamilton, Research Publications, Inc., Cooperation Between Publishers and Libraries
•Jeffrey Heynen, ARL Microform Project, Bibliographic Access to Microform Collections in American and Canadian Libraries
•Jean Walter Farrington, Univ. of Penn (mystery guest), Serials Conversion to Microform

Gunston Hall, Fairfax (VA)

Automation in Libraries

•Richard James, SOLINET
•Charles Goldstein, Lister Hill
•Joseph Judy, NAL

Cannon House Office Building (DC)

Behind the Scenes at the Library of Congress

•David Remington, LC Cataloging Distribution Services
•Susan Vita, LC Cataloging in Publication
•Wendy Reidel, National Serials Data Program

Hilton Hotel, Baltimore (MD)

Future of Libraries and Technical Services

•Jesko von Puttkamer, NASA
•F.W. Lancaster, U Illinois

Holiday Inn, Alexandria (considered metro DC)

Title unknown

[From Executive Board Minutes, Suggested Program Topics:

•AACR2--its implementation and impact on Technical Services
•Interface of Technical Service Databases with Circulation Systems
•Discrimination of Minorities in Libraries
•Interface of Technical Service and Reference Staff
•Use of OCLC Tapes for COM Catalogs
•LC's Card and Product Distribution Services]

[3 speakers: Mr. Winkler, Mr.James Shoenung, ? ]

Colonial Williamsburg (VA)

How our tools are forged: cataloging codes, subject headings, bibliographic formats

•John D.Byrum, LC
•Mary Kay Pietris, LC
•Josephine S. Pulsifer, LC

University of Maryland (considered metro DC)

Title unknown (Co-sponsorship with Chesapeake Chapter, MLA)

John Henry Faulk, author, radio-TV personality, Personal Comments   

•Barbara Henry, LC, Introduction
•Mary Lou Little, Loeb Music Library, Harvard, Music and OCLC
•Katherine Lurton, Louisville PL, The Acquisition of Sound Recordings

Sheraton Inn, Hagerstown (MD)

Luncheon Speaker: Reflections on Librarianship

Afternoon Program:
The 8th edition of LC subject headings-- will there be a 9th?

The Future of Catalog Control

Clara S. Jones,ALA, Detroit PL
Edward J. Blume, LC
John C. Rather, LC

Sheraton Park Hotel (DC)

Luncheon Speaker: Issues in Library Education from a Dean's Point of View

Afternoon Program: Computerized Cataloging Systems

•OCLC System and SOLINET
•CONSER Project and Int'l. Serials Data System

Russell Bidlack, U Mich.School of Library Science

Alice Bauer, U VA, chair

•Frederick G. Kilgour, OCLC
•David R. Murison, MALCAP
•Joseph Howard, LC

Boar's Head Inn, Charlottesville (VA)

Luncheon Speaker: "We're in the Information Business-How Can We Help You?"

Afternoon Program: The Acquisitions and Cataloging of Audio-Visual Materials

•Selection of Visual Materials
•Selection of Phonorecords
•Progress and Predictions

Ted Slate, Chief Librarian Newsweek

Arthur Lieb, LC, moderator

•Euclid J. Peltier, Boston PL
•Kurtz Myers, Denver PL
•Margaret E. Chisom, U MD School of Library Science

Sheraton Park Hotel (DC)

Luncheon Speaker: Humorous Anecdotes

Afternoon Panel: Library of Congress Cataloging Prod's

•Book Catalogs
•Card Division Products
•Use of MARC Tapes
•International Standard Biblio. Description

Goodman Ace, author and humorist (Easy Aces)

Arthur Lieb, LC,moderator

•Robert R. Holmes, LC
•Mary Kay Daniels, LC
•Lucia Rather, LC
•C. Summer Spaulding, editor AACR Cataloging Rules

Towson State College (MD)

Cataloging in Publication: a Progress Report

Library legislation and ALA  

Panel: Centralized Processing

•State of the Art of Centralized Processing
•Centralized Processing for FCPSL
•Centralized Processing for Pub. Libs. in Washington State

Glen Zimmerman, Library of Congress
Mr. Edmon Low, University of Michigan
Marian Sanner, Enoch Pratt(Moderator)

•Henry T. Drennan, U.S. Office of Education
•Wilhemina Price, Fairfax County Public School Lib's
•Josephine Pulsifer, Becker and Hayes

George Washington University (DC)

Cataloging in Publication: a Progress Report

Library Media Distribution, Without Cataloging

Library Media Distribution, With Cataloging

C. Summer Spaulding, LC
Richard L. Darling, Columbia Univ.
Robert T. Jordan, Fed. City College

Convention Center, Colonial Williamsburg (VA)

Panel: Acquisition and Cataloging of Reprints

Evening: Personal Reflections

•Robert L.Beare, Univ. of MD Lib.
•Frederick Altman, Kraus-Thomason
•F. Ruffner, Gale
•Howard Sullivan, Wayne State Univ.

Jim F. Comstock, editor of W. VA Hillbilly, Richwood Hillbilly Press, Appalachian Press

Hotel America (DC)

Luncheon: Tribute to John Cronin

Revised ALA Filing Rules

Application of Automation to File Arrangement

William J. Welsh, LC
Pauline Seely, Denver PL
John Rather, LC

1967-No meeting


Trends in Library Automation as Viewed from the Midwest

Afternoon Session: New Rules, Old Catalogs

C. Drake Gull, Ind. Univ. Grad Lib. School.
C. Summer Spaulding, LC

Presidential Arms (DC)

Training for Mechanization

Panel: Centralized Cataloging, Opportunities and Realities

•Jack Mills, visiting lecturer at Univ. of MD
•John Cronin, LC;
•Scott Adams, NLM;
•Frederick Kilgour, Yale Univ. Library

Marriott Twin Bridges Motel, Alexandria (VA)

Implications of Recent Federal Legislation

Luncheon speech: Computerization at Florida Atlantic Univ.

Table discussions at lunch:

•Book Catalogs
•Implications of Fed. Legis. On Public Libraries
•Implications of Fed. Legis. On College Libraries
•Implications of Fed. Legis. On Special Libraries

Germain Krettek, ALA Washington Office
Edward Heiliger, Florida Atlantic Univ.

International Inn (DC)

The Rationalization of Centralized Indexing, Cataloging and Processing at the National or International Level

Business Mgt. Speech: Projects at ALA Headquarters
Lunch Mgt. Speech: ARL and Central Activity
Discussion Groups on numerous topics
Panel discussion: Low Cost Book Catalogs and Photographic Data Retrieval

Elizabeth Rodell, ALA
James Skipper, ARL


•Joseph Richardson, Compos-O-List System;
•Bob Jones, Jr. Coll. Dist.of St. Louis;
•Ljubo Lulich, NAL

Goucher College (MD)

Public Library Book Selection Policy
Soviet Acquisitions Practices
Public Law 480 Programs

Dorothy Sinclair, Enoch Pratt
Samuel Lazerow, NLM
Robert D. Stevens, LC

Catholic University (DC)

Panel: Eternal Triangle - Cataloger, Reference Librarian, Reader

Workshops: Cataloging Code Revisions - Applications
Public Libraries
Special Libraries
College and University Libraries

Emily Schilpp. Johns Hopkins
Janice W. Sherwood, Union Library Catalogue
Kenneth Walker, Goucher  
Marian Sanner, Enoch Pratt
Winifred Johnson, Bureau of Naval Weapons Tech.Lib.
Robert M. Pierson, Univ. of MD.

Mar. 16 1960
McKeldin Library, U.of MD (MD)

New library technology and the technical processes

Panel on personnel
Robert Kingery, NYPL

John Rather, Dept. of Health, Education & Welfare
Margaret Brown, Free Library of Philadelphia
Harold Sylvester, Univ. of Md., Personnel Admin. Prof.

Oct. 8, 1960
University of Virginia (VA)

Don't Be So Technical!

Panel: Subject Cataloging, Subject Indexing,
Subject Lists: Implications and Applications

Edwin Castagna, Enoch Pratt
Benjamin Custer, moderator

Richard Angell, LC
Bertha Frick. H.W. Wilson
Frank B. Rogers, NLM

Apr. 11, 1959
Lynchburg (VA)

Open house in Lynchburg:
  • Randolph-Macon Women's College
  • Lynchburg College Library
  • Sweet Briar College Library
  • Jones Memorial Library (rare Virginiana)

Apr. 25, 1959
Sheraton-Belvedere Hotel, Baltimore (MD)

Cataloging Clinic (preceding MLA Section meetings)

Peabody Institute Library, Baltimore (MD)

History of Peabody Institute

Committee report on expansion of the organizationALA's Resources and Technical Services Division: activities and the effect of reorganization

What's new? (panel)

Frank N. Jones, Peabody Institute

F. Bernice Field, Yale, ALA RTSD president
Lucille Morsch, LC, leader

•Olivia Faulkner, Stanford Institute on Code Revision

•Roger P. Bristol, Univ. of Virginia

•C. Summer Spaulding, LC

•Esther J. Piercy, Enoch Pratt

Folger Library (lunch at Continental Hotel) (DC)

Business meeting with discussion: Should regional groups be expanded?

Three excursions into [library] history, being mostly an entertainment, partly an opinion, and lastly a judgment

Edith Scott, Univ. of Okla., Chair CRG

Frank B. Rogers, NLM

Jefferson Hotel, Richmond (VA)

Business meeting, including reports on ALA reorganization and Dewey Decimal Classification

The American library school today

Jack Dalton, ALA office on Overseas Develepment

Library of Congress (lunch at Hotel Congressional) (DC)

Discussion groups on the nature of the catalog

•Circulation librarians

•Library administrators

•Reference librarians

•College and University libraries

•Government libraries

•Public libraries

•Special libraries

•Technical report libraries

Werner Clapp, LC, leader

•M. Clare Ruppert, DCPL, Coordinator of Adult Services

•Roy O. Hummel, Jr., Va. State Library

•Margaret S. Brayant, Goucher College

•James J. Kortendick, Catholic University Library

•Frank B. Rogers, NLM

•Esther J. Piercy, Enoch Pratt

•Kanardy L. Taylor, Armed Forces Medical Library

•Eleanor J. Aronson, ASTIA Reference Services, Chief Ref. Div.

Johns Hopkins University (MD)

Business meeting: How to expand membership
Work at the ALA Headquarters
Orcena Mahoney, ALA

Whittall Pavilion, LC;Chinese Lantern Restaurant (dinner) (DC)

Discussion of Lubetzky's "Cataloging Rules and Principles"
Description of the new $2,000,000 library at Va. Tech

Lucille Morsch, LC, Chief of Descriptive Cataloging, leader
Seymour Robb, Va. Polytechnic Institute

Williamsburg Lodge (VA)

Panel discussion between catalogers and administrators

Dinner speaker: Work of the ALA Washington Office

  • Lucille Morsch, LC
  • Margaret Ayrault, Bureau of the Budget
  • Roger Bristol, Peabody Institute
  • Ray O. Hummel, Jr., Va. State Library
  • William Harkins, College of William and Mary
  • Kanardy L. Taylor, Armed Forces Medical Library
  • Julia Bennett, ALA Washington Office

Whittall Pavilion, LC; Highlands Hotel (dinner) (DC)

Corporate entries

Card reproduction


Dinner speech: Work of the State Department OverseasResearch Division

Seymour Lubetsky, LC

Roger P. Bristol, Univ. of Va. Library

•Helen Keeble, Va. State Library

•[Dora?] Pearson, DCPL

•Mr. Minnich

•Joseph Popecki, Catholic Univ. Library

Mr. Simpson, U.S. State Dept., chief of OverseasOperation

Carvel Hall, Annapolis (MD)

Discussion of revision of ALA cataloging rules (especially corporate body entries)

Dinner speakers:

•Relationship of the 22 regional groups to the ALA Division of Cataloging and Classification

•How News Notes was transformed into the Journal of Cataloging and Classification and plans for the future

•What makes a book rare? (Answer: cataloging!)

•The Slavic Section in LC's Descriptive Cataloging Division

•Work of LC's Card Division

Evelyn Hensel, Penn. State Univ., discussion leader

•Janet Dickson, Penn. State Univ.

•Esther Piercy, Enoch Pratt

•John Alden, Georgetown Univ.

•Nathalie Delougaz, LC, Slavic Section

•Francis Henshaw, LC

1949 (Jan.14,1950)
Whittall Pavilion, LC (AM); National Agriculture Library (afternoon); Hotel 2400 (dinner) (DC)

Workshop on Dewey Decimal Classification


Discussion of UN publications at NAL

Demonstration of the rapid selector

Dinner speaker on cataloging "systems"

•Elva Krogh, LC, Decimal Classification Section

•Esther Potter, Dewey Decimal Editorial Office

•Julia Pressey, LC, Decimal Classification

•Agatha Brown, Univ. of Md. Library

•Dora Peterson, DC Public Library

Alice F. Toomey , LC

Helen Scanlon, IMF and World Bank Library

Ralph Shaw, NAL

Ford K Brown, St. John's College

Monticello Hotel, Charlottesville (VA)

New rules for descriptive cataloging:
  • General rules
  • Serials 
  • Music 
  • Maps
Discussion: Is the card catalog primarily for readers?
Recruiting and salaries
  • Helen Steele, U.S. Dept. of Labor Library
  • Marjorie Vivian, Army Medical Library, Serials cataloging
  • Virginia Cunningham, LC, Chief of Music Div.
  • Muriel Perry, U.S. State Dept. Library, Map Div.
  • M.Ruth MacDonald, Army Medical Library, Cataloging Div.

Lafayette Hotel (DC)

New developments in the teaching of cataloging
Maurice F. Tauber, Columbia Univ.,School of Lib.Sci.

Parish House, Unitarian Church, Baltimore (MD)

ALA reorganization
Response to Greenaway
The battle of the new rules; or, The problems of the teacher of cataloging

Emerson Greenaway, Enoch Pratt
Willis A. Wright, Army Medical Library
Laura Colvin, Simmons College, Lib. Sci. Prof

John Marshall Hotel, Richmond (VA)

Post-war cataloging at the Library of Congress
Lucille Morsch, LC, Chief, Descriptive Cataloging

1944 (Jan. 20,1945)
Pierce Hall (DC)

Reorganization of the Army Medical Library
Thoughts on problems involved in subject cataloging of music

Francis R. St.John, Army Medical Library
Jack Mazney

1943 - No meeting held "due to war conditions"

Parrot Tea Room (DC)

Public documents: their attendant problems
Randolph W. Church, Va. State Library

Longfellow Hotel, Baltimore (MD)

The cost of cataloging

  • Werner W. Clapp, LC administrative asst.
  • John H.Moriarty, LC, chief of Accessions Div.
  • F.A. Mullin, Catholic Univ. Library director
  • Ralph Shaw, NAL Director

Alderman Library, University of Va. (VA)

Project on state author headings
Literature and the moral crisis

Esther Chapin, Chair,ALA Committee
Lawrence Lee, Univ. of Va, prof. Of Romance languages

Dodge Hotel Tea House (DC)

Discussion on the history of this organization
How the layman looks at the catalogue
Panel discussion:
  • Alma Hook, Univ. of Md. Library
  • Margaret Schindler, Goucher College, reference librarian
  • Mrs. Joshua Evans, civic leader, Washington DC
  • Warren Ziegaus, Univ. of Md., order librarian
  • Werner L. Janney, graduate student, Univ. of Va
  • James Mock, National Archives (author)
  • Carl D. Riddle, researcher, Washington Star
  • David J. Haykin, LC, chief of Coop. Cataloging Div.


Women's City Club, Baltimore (MD)

The Philosophy of cataloguing and classification

Possible projects for catalogue groups

Harriet MacPherson, Columbia Univ. School of Lib.Serv.
Alma Hook, Univ. of Md. Library

Williamsburg Annex (VA)
Williamsburg, Inc.'s Union Catalogue
Scholarly cataloguing at the Folger Shakespeare Library

Kenneth Chorley, Williamsburg, Inc. Manager
Ray Hummel, Jr.,Folger Shakespeare Library

Wesley Hall (DC)

Autobiographical talk and review of the Handbuch der bibliotheke Wissenschaft
Discussion: How to complete the Handbook of Cataloging

J.C.M. Hanson, LC, Chief of Catalogue Dept.

Theodore A. Mueller, LC

Wesley Hall (DC)

How cataloguers outside LC can cooperate with LC
  • Union Catalogue at LC
  • Cooperation with outside librarians
  • Union list of serials
Ernest Kletsch, LC
  • J.D. Wolcott, LC Catalog Div.
  • D.J. Haykin, LC, Chief of Coop. Cataloguing and Classification Service
  • Mary Crowther, LC Serials Cataloger

May 19, 1934
Nov. 10, 1934

Freer Art Gallery (DC)
Dodge Hotel (DC)

A decade of teaching subject headings
Author entries for government documents

Susan G. Akers, Univ. of NC Library School
Mr. Childs, LC, Chief of Documents Div.

Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore (MD)
Library catalogues of the Pratt Library

Ramblings of a librarian

George Dobbin Brown, Enoch Pratt, Asst. Librarian
Louis H. Dielman, Peabody Institute

Brookings Institution (DC)
Cooperative cataloguing of the ALA
Cooperative cataloguing at the Library of Congress

Winifred Gregory, Editor, Union List of Serials
Ernest Kletsch, LC

May 23, 1931
Nov. 21, 1931

Monticello Hall, Charlottesville (VA)
AAUW Clubhouse (DC)

Address on Thomas Jefferson
The Virginia Historical Guide

Backgrounds of the ALA Catalogue Rules

Prof. Rodman, Univ. of Virginia
E.G. Swem, College of William & Mary Library

J.C.M. Hanson, International Cataloging Committee

AAUW Clubhouse (DC)
Classification in law
Law library experience

Cataloguing theology

Miles O. Price, Columbia Univ. Law Library
George E. Wire, Worcester Cy. Mass. Law Library
Theodore A. Mueller, LC

Bureau of Railway Economics Library (DC)
Cooperative cataloguing (example,BRE Library)

Recataloguing the Vatican Library

The Bureau of Railway Economics Library

Richard H. Johnston, Bureau of Railway Economics
Charles Martel, LC

Alfred B. Lindsay, BRE Library

AAUW Clubhouse (DC)
Untitled addresses plus three short talks
  • Isabella K. Rhodes, Columbia U. School of Lib. Sci.
  • Winifred Gregory, Editor, Union List of Serials
  • H.H.B. Meyer, LC

- No minutes available

Richmond (VA)
Organizational meeting

Grace Dodge Hotel (DC)
Dinner rally
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