Academic journal article Library Resources & Technical Services

Cataloging and Classification Section 1988-89 Annual Report

Academic journal article Library Resources & Technical Services

Cataloging and Classification Section 1988-89 Annual Report

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1989 Annual Reports

Cataloging and Classification Section

1988-89 Annual Report

CCS Executive Committee: The CCS Executive Committee was composed of Sheila Intner (chair); Joan Mitchell (vice-chair); Robert Holley (past-chair); Alice Allen secretary); and Judith Fenly, Judith Hudson, Olivia Madison, Karen Markey, Marilyn McClaskey, Barbara Tillett, Beacher Wiggins, and Karen Muller (members). Important actions included: (1) identifying the section's top priorities of standards, access, and education to the division's Strategic Long Range Planning Committee; (2) planning and implementing the section program at the Dallas Conference, "subject Analysis Tools Online, " for an SRO audience of 800+ (thanks to Julianne Beall, Liz Bishoff, and Ron Vasaturo), a preconference on the twentieth edition of the Dewey Decimal Classification (thanks to Liz Bishoff and Peter Paulson), and an institute on the 1988 revision of AACR2, an expansion of the successful New Orleans program (thanks to Carlen Ruschoff and Richard Smiraglia); (3) considering better ways to disseminate information about CC: DA and SAC activities; (4) preparing a section brochure (thanks to Judith Hudson); (5) writing to Librarian of Congress James Billington describing LC's role as a cataloging/classification leader and urging that this role be enhanced; and (6) offering resolutions later passed by ALA Council to express appreciation for their service to Michael Gorman (editor, AACR2), Liz Bishoff (ALA representative to Dewey Decimal Classification's Editorial Policy Committee), and Helen Schmierer (ALA representative to the Joint Steering Committee for Revision of AACR) and to note the death of Laura Colvin. …

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