National Library of Australia

Describing resources in a web services world - October 2010

National Library of Australia, Canberra - 21st October, 2010

 Monika Szunejko, David Lindahl, Karen Stone, Deirdre Kiorgaard, Kent Fitch, Catherine Argus, Sharron Zuodar, Irma Birchall, Anne RoberstonSpeakers left to right : Monika Szunejko, David Lindahl, Karen Stone, Deirdre Kiorgaard, Kent Fitch, Catherine Argus, Sharron Zuodar, Irma Birchall, Anne Roberston

This seminar highlighted cataloguing changes and considered whether current metadata and metadata production processes are up to the task. The keynote address was delivered by David Lindahl, Co-Executive Director of the eXtensible Catalog project.

Keynote address

David Lindahl (Co-Executive Director, eXtensible Catalog Organization)

Cataloguing in a discovery layer world – ‘one box to rule them all’

Karen Stone (Manager, Database Services / Resource Discovery, SLQ)

Making the most of your metadata, and cataloguing in a web services world

Monika Szunejko (Manager, Access, SLWA)

From container to context: how cataloguers can drive a fundamental and necessary change in resource description

Kent Fitch (Programmer, NLA)

Resource Description and Access - implementation update

Deirdre Kiorgaard (Director, Serials Collection Management & Standards Branch, NLA)

Lightning sessions – 20 minutes talks about new things being done in cataloguing

Embedding videos and sound files in bib records and searching using Koha

Irma Birchall (CALYX information essentials, Koha and Kete Implementations and Services)

Use of Voyager as our central data repository

Sharron Zuodar (Infrastructure & Metadata Services Coordinator, University of South Australia Library)

Review of users and usage of the Vufind catalogue at the National Library of Australia

Brad Cummings (Manager, Music Acquisitions and Cataloguing and Australian ISMN Agency, NLA)

Standards update

Catherine Argus (Manager, Bibliographic Standards & Training, NLA)

Anne Robertson (Australian representative, Editorial Policy Committee of the Dewey Decimal Classification)

RDA Q&A session

ACOC members (no presentation available)

Seminar enquiries

For inquiries regarding the seminar program:

Catherine Argus
National Library of Australia 
Email: cargus@nla.gov.au

Seminars 1-david-lindahl.mp3 2-karen-stone.mp3 3-monika-szunejko.mp3 4-kent-fitch.mp3 5-deirdre-kiorgaard.mp3 6-irma-birchall.mp3 7-sharon-zuodar.mp3 8-brad-cummings.mp3 9-cathrine-argus.mp3 10-anne-robertson.mp3