Sunday, January 17
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
ALCTS Metadata Interest Group
Jennifer Bowen, University of Rochester, discussed the eXtensible Catalog (XC) Project, which has developed an open-source platform for automating the processing of metadata in any XML-based schema. Presentation slides available here: PDF
Roy Tennant, with OCLC Research, talked about a "metadata mashup" involving three different types of metadata. His presentation included the process selected, the challenges faced, and lessons learned about how to mashup several metadata streams effectively and extract useful information from the result. Presentation slides available here: PDF
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
ALCTS Continuing Resources Section College & Research Libraries Interest Group The presentations given at Midwinter are available here: What to Withdraw: Print collections management in the wake of digitization PDF by Roger Schonfeld and Ross Housewright ; To Have and to Hold: MARC Format Holdings Data PDF by Sandy Chen ; Pay-Per-Use Article Delivery at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point PDF by Mindy King and Aaron Nichols
LITA Next Generation Catalog Interest Group: Mobile Technologies and Next Generation Catalogs
1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Authority Control Interest Group Meeting
The presentations given at Midwinter are available here: Authority Maintenance: To do, or not to do? pdf ppt by Mary Mastraccio, Cataloging & Authorities Manager, MARCIVE, Inc.; Jennifer Bowen, University of Rochester, on the eXtensible Catalog project; Janis Young, Policy and Standards Division, on Library of Congress projects; Diane Boehr, Head of Cataloging, National Library of Medicine on MeSH 2010.
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Costs of Continuing Resources in Libraries Interest Group Forum
The presentations given at Midwinter are available here: Open Access: Entitlement, Opportunity, or Peril? Alex Christoforou, Membership Accounts Manager, BioMed Central, gave an overview of Open Access from the publisher's perspective. File:ALA Presentation OA Entitlement Opp or Peril-AK.ppt Terry Owen, Coordinator for the Digital Repository at the University of Maryland (DRUM) spoke of lessons learned during recent attempts to pass a statement in support of Open Access on his campus. File:TOwenALAMidwinter2010.pdf Ellen Finnie Duranceau, Scholarly Publishing & Licensing Consultant at MIT, addressed the origins and details of MIT's recent Faculty Open Access policy. File:Duranceau ala ALCTS talk midwinter 2010 -- OA policy at MIT -SHARE.ppt