Friday, June 22, 2012

Library of Congress Report

Library of Congress Report

Library of Congress Report

ALA ALCTS Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access (CC:DA)

American Library Association 2012 Annual Conference June 8, 2012

Submitted by Barbara B. Tillett, LC Liaison to ALA/ALCTS/CCS/CC:DA

This document covers initiatives undertaken at the Library of Congress since the ALA 2012 Midwinter Meeting in Dallas, Tex., in January 2012 with a focus on cataloging activities. Information is valid as of June 4, 2012. A full document covering all LC activities is available on the “LC at ALA” Website, URL <
>, where it is updated regularly until the close of the Annual Conference.


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