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CILIP Cataloguing and Indexing Group Conference

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The University of Strathclyde

3 – 5 September 2008


Wednesday 3 September 2008

1200 – 1300


1300 – 1400


1400 – 1500

Session 1: Keynote

Said the spider to the fly: identity and authority in the Semantic Web
Gordon Dunsire (Centre for Digital Library Research)
Presentation: [Powerpoint] [HTML]

1500 – 1530

Tea / coffee

1530 – 1730

Session 2: Standards Forum

RDA update and demonstration of the online product
Alan Danskin (British Library) / Ann Chapman (UKOLN)
Presentation: [Powerpoint] [HTML]

MARC 21 update
Corine Deliot (British Library)
Presentation: [Powerpoint] [HTML]

ANF subject codes for E4Libraries project
Maggie Sumner (Consultant)
Presentation: [Powerpoint] [HTML]




Social event

Film - The Hollywood Librarian will be shown at 20.30 in the lecture theatre P514 (the same as the conference sessions)

Thursday 4 September 2008

0900 – 1000

Session 3

Multilingualism and subject heading languages: how the MACS project is providing multilingual subject access in Europe
Patrice Landry (Swiss National Library)
Presentation: [Powerpoint] [HTML]

1000 – 1030

Tea / coffee

1030 – 1230

Session 4

Classifying musical performance: the application of faceted classification principles to concert programmes
Deborah Lee (Cataloguer)
Presentation: [Powerpoint] [HTML]

Classification on the network: machine readable, shared, cloned and hidden
Aida Slavic (UDC Consortium)
Presentation: [Powerpoint] [HTML]

1230 – 1400


1400 – 1600

Session 5

The adoption of social tagging in academic libraries: a leap of faith or a descent into the abyss?
Charlotte Smith (Newnham College Library, University of Cambridge)
Presentation: [Powerpoint] [HTML]

Emerging approaches to subject information
Terry Willan (Talis)
Presentation: [Powerpoint] [HTML]

1600 – 1630

Tea / coffee

1630 – 1730

CIG Annual General Meeting

Documents for the AGM (Agenda, Minutes of previous AGM, etc) are now available. Please print these and bring with you if attending the AGM. Motions for debate must be received by 22 August 2008 - see Agenda for details.
Presentation: [Powerpoint] [HTML]

1730 – 1930

Free time


Reception / Conference Dinner

The conference dinner and drinks reception will be taking place at the Millennium Hotel, George Square, Glasgow.

Drinks will be served at 19.30, kindly sponsored by Coutts. This will be followed by a private dinner at 20.00. The after dinner speaker is Stuart James.

Quiz – An informal quiz will be taking place in Todd’s Bar on campus after the return from dinner at the hotel.

Friday 5 September 2008

0900 – 1000

Session 6

The problem with place: the moulds may change but the jelly remains the same
Paula Williams (National Library of Scotland)
Presentation: [Powerpoint] [HTML]

1000 – 1030

Tea / coffee

1030 – 1230

Session 7

Pooling the odds: indexing resources for a specialist subject portal in the 21st century
Anne Welsh (NHS Education for Scotland)
Presentation: [Powerpoint] [HTML]

Emma McCulloch (Centre for Digital Library Research)
Presentation: [Powerpoint] [HTML]

Bib Flows Project (RIN funded study)
Ken Chad (Director, Ken Chad Consulting)
Presentation: [PDF]

Conference closes

Further information:
The committee is currently investigating potential visits to local libraries.

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