[Asis-l] Videoconference Invitation: "Paper Past, Digital Future: Managin g Metadata Standards in Transition"

Browne,Ginny browneg at oclc.org
Wed May 22 14:16:43 EDT 2002


Why do we need to augment or replace our "tried and true" cataloging
standards?  Can multiple standards coexist in a single catalog?   Join your
colleagues, both local and across North America, to discuss the
proliferation of information standards competing for our attention in
today's blended world of paper-based and digital information.
Presentations, panel discussion and the opportunity for questions and
comments from the participants will ensure a lively and informative
On Wednesday, May 29, 2002, you are cordially invited to participate as an
audience member in the third videoconference in the OCLC Institute's
"Steering by Standards" series.  "Paper Past, Digital Future: Managing
Metadata Standards in Transition" airs Wednesday, May 29 from 12:00 p.m. -
2:30 p.m.  

Barbara Tillett, Library of Congress, is joined by Liz Bischoff, Colorado
Digitization Project, and Sam Dempsey, Informata.com to discuss the need for
and best ways to integrate standards such as Dublin Core, EAD, TEI and ONIX
into existing catalogs.    Gary Houk, our own VP, Cataloging and Metadata
Services, will serve as the host for this videoconference.  

We encourage you to participate in what promises to be a lively and
informative session as a member of the broadcast audience in OSU's Fawcett
Center Auditorium.  As an audience member, you will have ample opportunity
to interact with the speakers, both during the question-and-answer portions
of the videoconference and during the reception immediately following the

Please RSVP to Amy Lytle via e-mail at lytlea at oclc.org  no later than
Friday, May 24 if you would like to attend.  Parking is limited at the
Fawcett Center, so if 40 participants register by the 24th, we will provide
round-trip group transportation. 

If you would like to encourage your professional-network contacts to
subscribe to one or more shows in this series, please send them the
following URL: http://www.oclc.org/institute/events/sbs.htm   

We welcome your participation in the audience and greatly appreciate your
help in contacting others who might find the "Steering by Standards" series
of interest. 

Ginny Browne 
Program Chair

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