**Please excuse cross-postings**
The ALCTS Metadata Interest Group seeks proposals for presentations for the
program “Multiple Identities: Managing Authorities in Repositories and
Digital Collections” at the ALA Annual Meeting 2013 in Chicago, IL. This
program is scheduled on 6/29 at 4:30-5:30 pm and will feature two 30 minute
presentations with time for questions.
This program will discuss existing implementations of authority control
outside of traditional systems, such as repositories and digital collection
Presenters will demonstrate current implementations of controlled access
points outside of traditional cataloging in institutional repositories or
digital collection systems, potentially including linked data authorities
and researcher identity registries.
Proposal ideas could include:
- Linked data authorities implementation in repositories or digital
collections (e.g VIAF, LC Linked Data Service, etc.)
- Implementations of author/researcher identities (e.g. ORCID,
ResearcherID) in repositories or digital collections
- Collaborations between the library and other entities, such as authors
and other academic departments, related to author or subject creation and
- Methods of author identity maintenance in an institutional repository
- Demonstrations of controlled authorities implementation for digital
All presentations at ALA Annual Chicago 2013 will be recorded. Speaker
agreements will be forwarded to all speakers and will require consent for
The deadline for proposals is February 26, 2013.
To submit a proposal, please complete the form available at:
If you have any difficulties with this form, please feel free to submit
your proposals directly by email to mmfinch@...
ALCTS Metadata Interest Group Programming Chairs:
Meghan Finch, Oakland University
Ivey Glendon, University of Virginia