ALA Midwinter Meeting in Philadaphia, Pennsylvania, 23-28 January 2020

The American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting and Conference took place in Philadelphia at the end of January. The weather was quite mild, especially compared to the last time the meeting was in Philadelphia when we had major snowfall. As usual, I had a very full agenda. I represented the […]

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WLIC 2019 – what happened?

Prepared by Harriet Aagard, National Library of Sweden, and Caroline Saccucci, Library of Congress The Subject Analysis and Access Section was engaged in several sessions during the IFLA WLIC 2019 in Athens.   Satellite Meeting: Metadata Specialists in the Machine Age  The Bibliography, Cataloguing, Subject Analysis and Access, and IT […]

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Subject Analysis and Access Section – new and outgoing members

2019 was an election year, and for the first time – at least to our knowledge – we had too many people wanting to join us and IFLA institutional members had to vote for two candidates. From left: Jane Makke, Sally McCallum, Caroline Saccucci, Athena Salaba, Rehab Ouf, Harriet Aagaard, […]

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WLIC 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Subject Analysis and Access Section had a successfull meeting at WLIC 2018 in Kuala Lumpur. Our open session on Automatic indexeing was attended by 110 persons. The papers are available at the IFLA Library. We also plan to publish their presentation slides. JUNGER, Ulrike Automation first – the subject cataloguing […]

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ALA Annual 2018

It’s been about a month since ALA Annual 2018, held in New Orleans, Louisiana, but it’s never too late for a subject-related update! As the CIP and Dewey Program Manager at the Library of Congress, it is both my pleasure and my responsibility to attend many subject-related meetings and programs. […]

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Subject Analysis and Access Section membership profiles

Athena Salaba Member since 2017 Professor,  School of Information, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA Work/ research experience: Cataloging & metadata, Knowledge organization systems (KOS), Conceptual modeling of bibliographic data Areas of special interest: Subject access to information, User experience & user interaction with KOS and bibliographic information Email: asalaba […]

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