ACIC-MW-2015-Young

Report
Library of Congress Update to the
Authority Control Interest Group
2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting
Janis L. Young
Policy and Standards Division
Library of Congress
 Library administration
Personnel
Changes
 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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Planning began in late 2014
BIBFRAME
Pilot
Acquisitions and
Bibliographic Access
Directorate
Moving Image, Broadcasting,
and Recorded Sound Division
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Two new datasets added
Linked
Data
Service
Thesaurus for Graphic
Materials (TGM)
American Folklore Society’s
Ethnographic Thesaurus
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Descriptive Cataloging of
Rare Materials (Graphics)
DCRM(G)
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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190,000 NARs updated
PCC RDA
Authorities
Phase 3
Task Group
Phase 3A
Dec. 8, 2014Jan. 6, 2015
 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 RDArelated 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.rdajsc.org/2014JSCmeetingoutco
mes.html
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No updates in Aug. 2014
Migration to new CMS
RDA Toolkit’s Oct. 2014
release
LC PCC/PSs
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, 37th edition
 LCGFT, 2015 edition
 LCMPT, 1st 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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 Intended to be used under
headings for preliterate peoples
 Subdivision cancelled
--Industries
SHM H 1103
 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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KIA-KIK, Law of the
Indigenous Peoples in North
America
American
Indian Law
Draft schedule added to
Classification Web in June
2014
KF8200-8578, Indians
Expansion began in June
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Schedules are not ready for
use
American
Indian Law
Captions, notes, and
references are being finetuned 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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Revisions
Turkish
Literary
Authors
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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PSD approved approximately
175 “general” genre/form
terms in Jan. 2015
LCGFT
General
Terms
 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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PSD will approve
approximately 560 terms in
Feb. 2015
LCGFT
Music
Terms
 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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 PSD will approve approximately
390 terms in March 2015
LCGFT
Literature
Terms
 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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