ERIC Number: ED454853
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Bicentennial Conference on Bibliographic Control for the New Millennium: Confronting the Challenges of Networked Resources and the Web (Washington, DC, November 15-17, 2000).
Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Cataloging Directorate.
The goals of this conference, sponsored by the Library of Congress Cataloging Directorate, were to develop an overall strategy to address the challenges of improved access to World Wide Web resources through library catalogs and applications of metadata and to identify attainable actions for achieving the objectives of the overall strategy. This proceedings contains the text of the keynote address, "From Card Catalogues to WebPACs: Celebrating Cataloguing in the 20th Century" (Michael Gorman) and the following conference papers: "The New Context for Bibliographic Control in the New Millennium" (Clifford Lynch); "Metadata for Web Resources: How Metadata Works on the Web" (Martin Dillon); "The Catalog as Portal to the Internet" (Sarah E. Thomas); "The Library Catalogue in a Networked Environment" (Tom Delsey); "International Metadata Initiatives: Lessons in Bibliographic Control" (Priscilla Caplan); "Is Precoordination Unnecessary in LCSH? Are Web Sites More Important To Catalog than Books? A Reference Librarian's Thoughts on the Future of Bibliographic Control" (Thomas Mann); "Crossing a Digital Divide: AACR2 and Unaddressed Problems of Networked Resources" (Matthew Beacom); "Exploiting LCSH, LCC, and DDC to Retrieve Networked Resources: Issues and Challenges" (Lois Mai Chan); "Resource Discovery Using Z39.50: Promise and Reality" (William E. Moen); "Authority Control on the Web" (Barbara B. Tillett); "AACR2 and Its Place in the Digital World: Near-Term Solutions and Long-Term Direction" (Ann Huthwaite); "Extending MARC for Bibliographic Control in the Web Environment: Challenges and Alternatives" (Sally McCallum); "Business Unusual: How Event-Awareness' May Breathe Life into the Catalog?" (Carle Lagoze); "Descriptive Resource Needs from the Reference Perspective: Report on a Survey of U.S. Reference Librarians" (Carolyn Larson and Linda Arret); "Some Observations on Metadata and Digital Libraries" (Caroline R. Arms); "An Initial Survey and Description of How Selected United States Government Libraries, Information Centers, and Information Services Provide Public Access to Information via the Internet" (Thomas A. Downing); "A Comparison of Web Resource Access Experiments: Planning for the New Millennium" (Jane Greenberg); "Redesign of Library Workflows: Experimental Models for Electronic Resource Description" (Karen Calhoun); "Metadata, Cataloging, Digitization and Retrieval: Who's Doing What to Whom: the Colorado Digitization Project Experience" (Liz Bishoff and William A. Garrison); "Exploring Partnerships: What Can Producers and Vendors Provide?" (Michael Kaplan); and "Partnerships to Mine Unexploited Sources of Metadata" (Regina Romano Reynolds). The conference program is also included. (MES)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Authority Control (Information), Cataloging, Electronic Libraries, Information Services, Library Catalogs, Library Surveys, World Wide Web
For full text: http://lcweb.loc.gov/catdir/bibcontrol/conference.html.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Cataloging Directorate.