National Library of Australia

Teleconference 25 September 2014

Present: Catherine Argus (NLA/Chair), Ebe Kartus (ALIA/JSC Rep), Melissa Parent (ALIA), David Wells (ALIA), Rebecca Gibbs (Minutes)

Apologies: Anne Robertson (EPC Representative), Monika Szunejko (NLA), Jenny Stephens (NLA)

Start time: 2:00 pm (EST)

Welcome and apologies 

Apologies from Anne, Monika and Jenny

Minutes of previous meetings and business arising 

Minutes from 22 September were accepted

Draft responses 

6JSC/Technical WG/3 and 6JSC/Technical WG/4 are in progress

JSC proposals 

6JSC/ALA/31 – Subject Relationship Element in RDA Chapter 23

ACOC continued the discussing the recommendations proposed:

  • Recommendation 1: ACOC agrees, however suggests that “concept”, “object”, “event” and “place” are referenced in the chapter scope
  • Recommendation 2: ACOC agrees, however does not consider “subject of work” necessary
  • Recommendation 3: ACOC agrees
  • Recommendation 4:
    • a) ACOC agrees, however would like a clearer explanation of ALA’s intentions
    • b) ACOC agrees that all works have subjects
    • c) ACOC does not agree as subject requirements depend on the thesaurus being used.  Proposed wording in parenthesis at 0.6.7 is not supported
    • d) ACOC agrees, however would like to see more complicated examples ( to illustrate workability of proposal
    • e) ACOC agrees
  • Recommendation 5: ACOC agrees
  • Recommendation 6: ACOC agrees
  • Recommendation 7: ACOC agrees and supports inclusion of definitions for inverse relationships for consistency and future use scenarios
  • Recommedation 8: ACOC agrees 

6JSC/BL/17 – Changes to Appendix D.0 & D1.3.1

ACOC agrees to D.0, however would like to determine context of the proposed change to D1.3.1 

6JSC/BL/21 – Fictitious families and corporate bodies

ACOC agrees with the proposal and agrees with most of ALA’s response 

6JSC/BL/23 – Field of activity of the corporate body

ACOC agrees with the proposal and with ALA’s response 

6JSC/ALA/33 – Clarifying instructions for sequences of plates

ACOC agrees with the proposal with some minor suggestions: 

6JSC/ALA/36 – Clarifying instructions for recording duration and note on carrier

ACOC agrees with this proposal 

6JSC/LC/27 – Revision to RDA

ACOC agrees with this proposal 

6JSC/CCC/15 – Add instructions to supply terms indicating function

ACOC agrees with the principle of this proposal, but not the proposed solution as it requires amendments to a number of instructions. Adding a statement ay RDA 0.11.2 would cover all the situations. 

Other business

Comments on responses to be emailed before 3 October 

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Meeting closed: 3:45 pm (EST)