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Good Practices for Great Outcomes: San Marino, March 23

 

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 
Friends’ Hall
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA 91108

Twitter hashtag #goodgreatcat


Roy Tennant, OCLC Research, provided the keynote address at this lively, interactive OCLC member event, generously hosted by the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens. The following speakers from our member community also highlighted workflow efficiencies and discussed challenges at their libraries. Panelists included:

  • Sharon Benamou, Hebraica/Judaica and Music Catalog Librarian, UCLA
  • Helen Heinrich, Cataloging Coordinator, California State University, Northridge
  • Laura Smart, Metadata Services Manager, Caltech Libraries.

Holly Tomren, Head of Monograph, Electronic Resources & Metadata Cataloging at UC Irvine, provided closing remarks. 
 

Presentations will be available soon.

Agenda

10:00 – 10:15 Welcome and Introductions
Daphne Kouretas, Member Services Consultant, OCLC
David Zeidberg, Avery Director of the Library, Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

10:15 – 11:15 Keynote: "A Bibliographic Metadata Infrastructure for the 21st Century"
Roy Tennant, OCLC Research

11:15 – 11:30 Break 

11:30 – 12:30 Panel Discussion 
Laura Smart, Metadata Services Manager, Caltech Libraries: “From outside-in inventory management to inside-out exposure of scholarly communication”
Helen Heinrich, Cataloging Coordinator, California State University, Northridge: “Putting the puzzle together: Technical services workflow redesign”
Sharon Benamou, Hebraica/Judaica and Music Catalog Librarian, UCLA: “Empowering Catalogers for Backlog Reduction”

12:30 – 1:30 Lunch provided by OCLC

1:30 – 2:30 Roundtable Discussion
Participants will exchange good practices and identify opportunities in small groups.

2:30 – 3:15 Closing Keynote: “Partners in Efficiency, Opportunities for Success”
Holly Tomren, Head of Monograph, Electronic Resources & Metadata Cataloging at UC Irvine

3:15 – 3:30 Summary and Close


After the event, participants toured the Library Exhibition Hall, which showcases the most outstanding rare books and manuscripts in the Huntington's collections. For more information or to host an event in your area, please contact RJ Pettersen.