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Extended deadline for proposals to the WLIC 2020 Open Session about AI

The Analysis and Access Section will together with the Knowledge Mangegement Section host an open session at WLIC  2020 in Dublin about AI & machine learning. We have decided to extend the deadline for subissions to March 15 to get more proposals.   We hope to get more proposals that describe what […]

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ALA Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia, 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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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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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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Subject Analysis and Access Section – new and outgoing members

Section members and outgoing members present at WLIC 2017 At WLIC 2017 in Wrocław, Poland, we had both the sad task of saying good bye to outgoing members and the happy task of welcoming new members. Outgoing members: Maja Žumer, Sandy Roe, Lynn Howarth, Tiiu Tarkpea, Min Young Hwang, Ekaterina […]

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IFLA Section Subject Analysis and Access (former name: Classification & Indexing)

  Photo from our meeting in Columbus, Ohio at WLIC 2016. (From the left: Lynn Howarth, George Prager, Chris Oliver, Sally McCallum, John DeSantis, Rehab Ouf, Tiiu Tarkpea, Sandy Roe, Elise Conradi, Maja Žumer, Ulrike Junger and Harriet Aagaard. Not present: Mauro Guerrini, Aida Slavic, Ana Stevanovic, Min Young Hwang,  Elena […]

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