ACIC-MW-2015-Young

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Library of Congress Update to the Authority Control Interest Group

2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting Janis L. Young Policy and Standards Division Library of Congress

Personnel Changes

 Library administration  David Mao, Law Librarian of Congress, was appointed Deputy Librarian of Congress (Jan. 12, 2015)  Roberta Shaffer, Associate Librarian of Congress for Library Services retired (Aug. 22, 2014)  Mark Sweeney, director for Preservation, is serving as acting associate librarian

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Personnel Changes

 NDMSO  Kevin Ford, digital project coordinator, resigned (Oct. 24, 2014)  New ABA division chiefs  Vera Clyburn (US Arts, Humanities, and Sciences Division; Sept. 7, 2014)  Zbigniew Kantorosinski (Germanic and Slavic Division; Sept. 7, 2014)  New ABA section heads  Hector Morey (Africa Section; Aug. 10, 2014)  Jessalyn Zoom (History and Military Science Section; Aug. 25, 2014)

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Cataloger’s Desktop

 “Search first,” not “browse first”  Feedback may be sent to Bruce Johnson ([email protected])

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BIBFRAME Pilot

 Planning began in late 2014  Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate  Moving Image, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division

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Linked Data Service

 Two new datasets added 

Thesaurus for Graphic

Materials (TGM)  American Folklore Society’s

Ethnographic Thesaurus

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DCRM(G)

Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Graphics)

 Updated by the Association of College and Research Libraries, Rare Books and Manuscripts Section  Covers all types of still images  PDF freely available at http://rbms.info/dcrm/dcrmg or through a Cataloger’s Desktop subscription

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Authority Work Statistics

2014  New NARs  New LCSH  New LCC 77,652 3,350 5,806* *Includes KIA-KIK, KF, and KJV developments

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ALA/LC Romanization Tables  Three table revisions  Mande languages in N’ko script: CC:AAM will be voting  Uighur: constituent comments due by Feb. 5, 2015  Tibetan: constituent comments due by March 1, 2015  One new table  Cham: constituent comments due by Feb. 5, 2015

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PCC RDA Authorities Phase 3 Task Group

 Charged with planning and implementing changes to the NAF  To bring the remaining portion of the LC/NACO Authority File into alignment with RDA  To populate existing name records with additional enhancements whenever possible

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PCC RDA Authorities Phase 3 Task Group Phase 3A Dec. 8, 2014 Jan. 6, 2015  190,000 NARs updated  Updated music medium of performance (130/240 $m)  Generated 382 fields  Modified some subfields 100 $c  Added 667 notes to undifferentiated personal names  Generated 046 fields  Reformulated 678s not suitable for public display to a 670 field  Evaluated 370 fields

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PCC RDA Authorities Phase 3 Task Group Phase 3B Summer 2015  Detailed description of revisions: http://files.library.northwestern.

edu/public/rdaphase3/docs/

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LChelp4RDA Email Account  [email protected] retired  Established by PSD in 2010  Use [email protected] for RDA related questions

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JSC Meeting

Nov. 2014  JSC discussed a total of 47 proposals and discussion papers and responses to them  PSD developed five change proposals  Brief summary of outcomes available at http://www.rda jsc.org/2014JSCmeetingoutco mes.html

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LC PCC/PSs

 No updates in Aug. 2014  Migration to new CMS  RDA Toolkit’s Oct. 2014 release  4 new policy statements  19 revised policy statements  Next update: Feb. 2015  To include PSs reconciling PCC requirements from the CONSER and BIBCO standard records

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Malaysian Jurisdictions and Features  Updating name and subject headings to reflect changes to RDA 16.2.2.9

 Malaysia no longer on list of exceptional countries  UCSD is assisting PSD  Working state-by-state  Johor, Kedah, Pahang, Perlis, Sabah, and Terengganu are completed  Continue to use existing headings until they are changed

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Free Publications Vocabularies  New editions will be posted on http://www.loc.gov/aba in Feb. 2015  LCSH, 37 th edition  LCGFT, 2015 edition  LCMPT, 1 st edition  LC classification schedules, various editions

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Free Publications Manuals  Instruction sheets revised since the 2014 Annual Conference  SHM: 16 instruction sheets  CSM: 3 instruction sheets

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--Industries SHM H 1103  Intended to be used under headings for preliterate peoples  Subdivision cancelled  From H 1103, Ethnic Groups  Where it was specifically established  Bibliographic records will be revised as time permits  Brings PSD closer to providing a subject category code (072 field) to headings for ethnic groups

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American Indian Law

 KIA-KIK, Law of the Indigenous Peoples in North America  Draft schedule added to Classification Web in June 2014  KF8200-8578, Indians  Expansion began in June

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American Indian Law

 Schedules are not ready for use  Captions, notes, and references are being fine tuned for consistency  Continue to use the free PDF of the KF schedule  Anticipated completion: spring 2015

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Law of Hawaii

 KJV schedule: Law of Hawaii (To 1900)  Added to Classification Web and available for use

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Turkish Literary Authors

 Since 1935, all Turkish literary authors have been classed in PL248.A-Z  Overcrowded  Filing rules changed in 1981

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Turkish Literary Authors

 Revisions  PL248.A-Z: Authors who began to publish through 2014  Numbers for literary authors whose names begin with O, Ö, U, and Ü were revised  PL249.A-Z: Authors who begin to publish in 2015 and beyond

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LCGFT

General Terms  PSD approved approximately 175 “general” genre/form terms in Jan. 2015  A partnership with the SAC Subcommittee on Genre/Form Implementation’s General Terms Working Group  No plans to cancel any LCSH form subdivisions ($v)

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LCGFT

Music Terms  PSD will approve approximately 560 terms in Feb. 2015  Public comment period closed Jan. 26, 2015  Partnership with the Music Library Association’s Bibliographic Control Committee, Form/Genre Task Force  PSD and MLA are still discussing approximately 150 proposed terms

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LCGFT

Literature Terms  PSD will approve approximately 390 terms in March 2015  Public comments to [email protected] through Feb. 18, 2015  More information and the Tentative List are available at http://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/ge nreliterature.html

 Partnership with the SAC Subcommittee on Genre/Form Implementation, Working Group on LCGFT Literature Terms

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LCGFT

 Not yet accepting proposals for additional terminology for “general,” music, or literature terms  LC has not yet determined when it will implement the new terminologies

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Demographic Group Terms  PSD is compiling LCSH classes of persons and ethnic group headings  Next steps  Determining which terms are likely to be needed as creator/contributor or audience characteristics  Assigning terms to hierarchies  Terms approved in spring 2015

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Questions?

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