Registration ends soon for the Minnesota Digital Library 14th Annual Meeting, taking place on June 7, 2016 at the Continuing Education and Conference Center, St. Paul, Minnesota. The registration deadline is Tuesday, May 31st! Join us for a keynote presentation by Greg Cram (New York Public Library), an MDL update, and afternoon breakouts sessions on a variety of topics.
The May issue of the Digital Initiatives & Metadata Review features the following articles:
- Registration ending soon for 2016 MDL Annual Meeting
Cataloging & Metadata
- ALCTS offers Library of Congress Classification series
- BIBFRAME & Real World Applications of Linked Bibliographic Data
- OCLC events at 2016 ALA Annual Conference
Digitization & Preservation
- Registration Opening Soon for 2016 Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference
ALCTS (Association for Library Collections & Technical Services, a division of ALA) is offering a series of two webinars on LC Classification (LCC). Hosted by Minnesota's own Bobby Bothmann in September, the Introduction level webinar will "briefly introduce the history of LC Classification (LCC) and the general principles of classification," while the Intermediate level "will focus on the selection and construction of LC Classification (LCC) call numbers."
In the four years since the Library of Congress launched the BIBFRAME project, a tremendous amount of progress has been made in transforming traditional bibliographic information into new structure
The 2nd Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference (#UMDCC16) will be held on August 9-11th at St. Ambrose University campus, Davenport, Iowa (Quad Cities). The conference will be held jointly with the 2016 CONTENTdm User Group Meeting, sponsored by OCLC, on August 10-11th. Registration opens in June, but group hotel rate options are now up on the conference website.