National Library of Australia

Teleconference 3 August 2012

Present: Kevin Marsh (ALIA/JSC Rep), Ebe Kartus (ALIA), Deirdre Kiorgaard (NLA), Catherine Argus (NLA/Chair), Robert Walls (NLA)

Rebecca Gibbs (Minutes)

Apologies: Anne Robertson (EPC Representative), David Wells (ALIA)

Welcome and apologies

Anne and David send their apologies

Minutes of previous meeting and business arising

Minutes were accepted pending minor amendment

ACOC Draft Responses to JSC Proposals

Completed actions allocated to ACOC members at the previous meeting were discussed relating to the following proposals:

6JSC/ALA/6
6JSC/ALA/7
6JSC/ALA/8
6JSC/BL/3
6JSC/BL/4
6JSC/BL/5
6JSC/BL/6
6JSC/LC/9
6JSC/LC/10

RDA vocabularies - Digital representation of cartographic content

Kevin circulated an email from Margaret Stewart (LAC) querying necessity for definitions of Digital Representation of Cartographic Content a) Data type and b) object type.

ACOC agreed to respond in support of suggestions by John Attig, Gordon Dunsire and Barbara Tillett. 

JSC Proposals

ALA proposals

The following proposals were discussed:

6JSC/ALA/10
6JSC/ALA/11
6JSC/ALA/12
6JSC/ALA/13
6JSC/ALA/14
6JSC/ALA/16
6JSC/ALA/17

BL proposals

Discussion of BL proposals postponed

LC proposals

Discussion of LC proposals postponed

Update on RDA Training

Catherine has received 23 expressions of interest for the RDA Train the Trainer courses so far.  There is good amount of interest from University, TAFE and public libraries from most states and territories.  Queensland is at present underrepresented.

Three of the EOIs received are from people outside the target scope of the training

Other business

ACOC Proposal 6JSC/ACOC/6

Kevin has prepared a draft proposal relating to use of terms describing transmission speeds of files. 

ACOC supported proposal pending further research to determine if internationally accepted standards exist for these technical terms

Next Teleconference

TBA.  Three teleconferences to be scheduled in August and September

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