Mailing List Message #105
From: Clifford Lynch <>
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Subject: LC Working Group on Future of Bibliographic Control Public Meeting March 8
Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2007 18:35:00 -0500
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The meeting described below (and/or the opportunity to submit testimony to the Working Group)  may be of interest to CNI-Announce readers. Note that there will be two additional public meetings of the group (with somewhat different topical foci)  as described at:

Disclosure: I'm a member of this group ( even if I don't appear in the photo on the group's main page).

Clifford Lynch
Director, CNI

Invitation to attend or to submit written testimony

Date: March 8, 2007, 8:30a.m. - 4:15p.m.

Location: Google Headquarters, 1500 Plymouth Street, Mountain
View, CA  94043
All interested parties are welcome to attend. No prior registration

The first of three public meetings will focus on bibliographic data
from a variety of perspectives.  Specifically, the Working Group seeks
input regarding:

∑ Who is using current bibliographic data and how are they using it?

∑ Are current bibliographic data meeting user needs?

∑ What changes or enhancements to bibliographic data are
needed/recommended to better meet user needs?

The Working Group charge, background paper, information about
submitting testimony, and meeting agenda are available on the Working
Group Web page:

Speakers include:

Karen Markey, Professor, School of Information, University of Michigan

Timothy Burke, Associate Professor, Department of History, Swarthmore

Tony Hammond, New Technology, Nature Publishing Group

Andrew Pace, Head, Information Technology, North Carolina State
University Libraries

Anurag Acharya, Principal Engineer, Google Scholar

Bernie Hurley, Director for Library Technologies, Director of the
Northern Regional Library Facility, The UC Berkeley Library

Oren Beit-Arie, Chief Strategy Officer, Ex Libris Group

Submitting Written Testimony

The Working Group on the Future of Bibliographic Control wants to know
the viewpoints of all parties interested in this topic.    Even if you
are unable to attend one of the three regional meetings, written
testimony will be accepted by the Working Group until July 15th, 2007.
Please clearly state the name, affiliation, and contact information of
the individual or group submitting the written input. Those submitting
testimony are welcome to attend the meetings and read the written
statement into the record for the meeting, but that is not mandatory.
All written testimony should be sent to:

Dr. Josť-Marie Griffiths
Dean and Professor
School of Information and Library Science
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
CB#3360, 100 Manning Hall
Chapel Hill, NC  27514-33603

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