Collection Description Focus, Briefing Day 2UKOLN

Realising the potential of collection-level description

Practitioners and policy makers share experiences

Tuesday 14 May 2002
British Library, St. Pancras, London


Tuesday 14 May, 2002
09:45Registration and Tea/Coffee, BL Conference Centre - Foyer

All sessions will take place in the Auditorium

10:15 Welcome
Liz Lyon, Director, UKOLN
10:20 Collection Description in context [Slides]
Clive Field, Chair, Full Disclosure Implementation Group/Director of Scholarship & Collections, British Library
10:30 Collection-level description: potential and reality [Slides]
Pete Johnston, Collection Description Focus
10:45 Collection Description and Museums: the Cornucopia project [Slides]
Peter Winsor, Resource: The Council for Museums, Archives and Libraries
11:30 Moving towards a collection description service for the UK [Slides]
Rachel Bruce, Programme Manager (Information Environment/Digital Libraries), JISC/DNER
12:00 The Famous Five: Worked examples from MIMAS [Slides]
Ross Macintyre, Senior Project Manager, MIMAS
12:25 SCONE: some issues in managing a collections description service [Slides]
Gordon Dunsire, Napier University
Chair: Liz Lyon, UKOLN
13:00Lunch will be served in the Foyer
14:00 Reveal: Uncovering collections for the visually impaired community [Slides]
Ann Chapman, Research Officer (Bibliographic Management), UKOLN
14:25 OCLC's iCAS service as a tool for Collection Managers [Slides]
Richard Ovenden, Director of Collections, University of Edinburgh Library
14:50Panel discussion
Chair: Liz Lyon, UKOLN
15:15 Whither collection description?
Ronald Milne, Programme Director, RSLP