National Library of Australia

Promise for the future, or legacy of the past? : cataloguing in a changing world - September 2007

Level 2, State Library of Queensland, Brisbane - Friday 7th September, 2007

This seminar contemplated the changing environment in which cataloguing operates and considered paths to the future. The keynote address was delivered by Karen Calhoun, Vice President, OCLC WorldCat and Metadata Services.

On competition for cataloguers

Karen Calhoun (Vice President, OCLC WorldCat and Metadata Services)

The future of cataloguing education and training: input from surveys of the profession

Gillian Hallam (Associate Professor, School of Information Systems, Queensland University of Technology)
Stuart Ferguson (School of Information Studies, Charles Sturt University) presenting paper on behalf of Philip Hider (School of Information Studies, Charles Sturt University)

Resource Description and Access (RDA)

Deirdre Kiorgaard (National Library of Australia)

Directors' views on the future of cataloguing : a survey

Jenny Warren (Senior Cataloguer, Monash University)

The plight of the library catalogue - where to now?

Dianna McClellan (Metadata Services, La Trobe University)

Boldly going where no cataloguer has gone before

Karen Stone (Manager, Database Services, State Library of Queensland)

Subject cataloguing : faster, better, cheaper

Alison Dellit and Wan Wong (National Library of Australia)

Tags, Tagging, Social_tagging, the good and bad of "user assigned keywords"

Anne Beaumont (Senior Research & Development Analyst, Office of eStrategy, State Library of Victoria)

Seminar enquiries

For inquiries regarding the seminar program:

Catherine Argus
National Library of Australia



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