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Thursday, June 7
 

8:00am

Preconference: A Beginner’s Guide to MarcEdit 7
Released at the end of 2017, MarcEdit 7 represents the most recent version of the MarcEdit software suite.  So, whether you are just hearing about MarcEdit, or have used it for years and interested in learning how you might be able to improve your existing workflows and processing – this preconference will endeavor to provide you with the tools that you need to take your MarcEdit skills to the next level.  Presented by the software creator, the preconference offers attendees and opportunity to learn using real-world questions address issues like automation, regular expressions, and common MARC processing questions.  Additionally, this presentation will look at new functionality in MarcEdit 7…from new linked data functionality, deeper integrations with OCLC, and new tools related to clustering and accessibility – this preconference will give users the opportunity to see not only what MarcEdit can do today, but where it is going.
 
Primary Audience:  Novice to Power MarcEdit users.  What will not be covered is scripting/programming using MarcEdit.  Additionally, regular expressions will only be an overview – a deep discussion of regular expressions is out of scope for this session

Speakers
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Terry Reese

Ohio State University


Thursday June 7, 2018 8:00am - 5:00pm
Buckhead Ballroom I

8:00am

Preconference: Introduction to Serials Cataloging with RDA
Resource Description and Access (RDA) is the cataloging standard that replaced AACR2. This Basic Serials Cataloging Workshop, part of the Serials Cataloging Cooperative Training Program, will offer an introduction to cataloging serials with RDA. It will cover RDA and CONSER standards, RDA core elements and terminology, transcribed versus recorded elements, new or revised areas of information, and creation of new records and serial maintenance. Attendees will participate in hands-on exercises which will include use of tools and documentation in support of cataloging with RDA. Access to the PowerPoint presentation will be given to participants ahead of the workshop via email.

Speakers
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Steve Shadle

Head, Serials Cataloging, University of Washington Libraries
Steve plans, organizes, and directs the work of the Serials Cataloging Unit at the UW Libraries. In addition, Steve supports systems and services that provide access to electronic serials and journal full-text. Steve's background in serial standards began with his work as an ISSN... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 8:00am - 5:00pm
Buckhead Ballroom II
 
Friday, June 8
 

8:00am

Preconference: Linked Data for Serials
Are you baffled by BIBFRAME? Overwhelmed by ontologies? Or feeling turmoil about Turtle? Then this workshop is for you. Learn the practical foundations of Linked Data with a particular focus on serials in this one-day workshop. The presenters will go beyond just talking about RDF triples and actually break down linked data technology and how its application can be utilized for serials. Topics to be covered:

  •     Linked Data 101
  •     Ontology Basics
  •     Turtle Tutorial
  •     BIBFRAME
  •     Other ontologies for libraries
  •     CONSER Standard Record to BIBFRAME 2.0 Mapping
  •     Current hot topics in serials and linked data
       
Attendees are strongly encouraged to bring a laptop. The presenters will be demonstrating online linked data tools that attendees will have the opportunity to use, and the workshop will include hands-on exercises working with ontologies and creating linked data descriptions of serials.

Speakers
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Amber Billey

Systems & Metadata Librarian, Bard College
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Robert Rendall

Principal Serials Cataloger, Columbia University


Friday June 8, 2018 8:00am - 5:00pm
Buckhead Ballroom I