Annual Conference Materials: Descriptive Cataloging

View or download Powerpoint slides, PDF files, handouts, video, and other materials from past annual conference presentations.



Adventures in Cataloging Music Gift Collections: Lessons Learned from a Music Cataloging Internship (Orlando 2017: Treshani Perera)


CMC Town Hall (Orlando 2017: Tracey Snyder, Mary Huismann, Casey Mullin, James Soe Nyun, Damien Iseminger, Kirk-Evan Billet, Christopher Holden)
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IU Music dissertations: providing access to the Latin American Music Center and beyond (Orlando 2017: Charles Peters)


It's Happening Now: Two Developments Using Music Ontologies (Orlando 2017: Tracey Snyder, Kimmy Szeto, Jean Delahousse)
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More than a Melody : Providing graphical subject access to sheet music (Orlando 2017: Garth Tardy)


Ontologies, BIBFRAME, and Linked Data for Performed Music: MLA's Role in It All (Orlando 2017: Tracey Snyder, Kimmy Szeto, Nancy Lorimer, Kevin Kishimoto, James Soe Nyun, Kirk-Evan Billet, Michael Colby)
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RISM: Finding Contributors in Latin America (Orlando 2017: Klaus Keil)

CMC Town Hall (Cincinnati 2016: Beth Iseminger, Casey Mullin, Kathy Glennan, Kevin Kishimoto, Tracey Snyder, James Soe Nyun, Linda Blair)


Creating Metadata for Rare and Archival Materials: Standards and Practice (Cincinnati 2016: Beth Iseminger, Nancy Lorimer, Elizabeth Surles, Maristella Feustle, Elizabeth Hobart)


Music Discovery Requirements Background and Current Directions (Cincinnati 2016: Nara Newcomer, Jessica Harvey)



Music Discovery Requirements in Action (Cincinnati 2016: Nara Newcomer, Jessica Harvey, Nancy Lorimer, Patricia Sasser, Christopher Holden)


Music Genre in the Wild: Possibilities for music discovery with LCGFT, LCMPT, and other LC vocabularies (Cincinnati 2016: Nancy Lorimer)



Practical Application of Linked Data (Cincinnati 2016: Beth Iseminger, Kimmy Szeto, Karen Hwang, Steven Folsom, James Soe Nyun)



American Vernacular Music Manuscripts, ca. 1730-1910: Collections from the Center for Popular Music and the American Antiquarian Society (Denver 2015: Grover Baker, Drew Beisswenger)



The Denis Condon Collection of Reproducing Pianos and Rolls (Denver 2015: Jonathan Manton, Jerry McBride)



Exploring a Faceted World: Discovering Music Resources Using Medium of Performance and Genre Terms (Denver 2015: Kevin Kishimoto, Hermine Vermeij, Casey Mullin, Beth Iseminger)




MARC to BIBFRAME: an Exploration of the Future of Cataloging (Denver 2015: Kimmy Szeto, Nancy Lorimer, Casey Mullin, Michael Colby)



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