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SAA Open Session at WLIC 2021: Subject to Change: How to deal with changes in subject information? – Presentations

Documentations from the virtual WLIC 2021 conference is not freely accessible  until after one year.

Did you not attend the session? The Bibliography Section blog has published a report about the session.

The presentations are freely available on-line:

Subject to flexibility: Theory and history of knowledge organisation systems / Hollie White, School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry
Curtin University, Perth Australia

Transparency & Change in Knowledge Organization / Violet Fox

Using Linked Data to Mitigate Colonial Subject Bias / F. Tim Knight

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.

  1. JUNGER, Ulrike Automation first – the subject cataloguing policy of the Deutsche Nationalbibliothek
  2. GOH, Rachael Using Named Entity Recognition for Automatic Indexing
  3. GHORBANI, Mahboubeh and TORKASHVAND, Fattaneh Lessons learned from Automatic Indexing Projects regarding to Persian Language Specifications
  4. BRYGFJELD, Svein Arne and WETJEN, Freddy and WALSØE, André Machine learning for production of Dewey Decimal
  5. HLAVA, Marjorie M. K. and RUSSELL, Judith C. and HANSEN, David “Win” Inverting the Library Cataloguing Process to Streamline Technical Services and Significantly Increase Discoverability and Search for Special Collections




From left to right: Jane Makke, Caroline Saccuci, Athena Salaba, John DeSantis, George Prager, Harriet Aagaard, Rehab Ouf, Elise Conradi, Sally McCallum, Jean Maury, Andreas Kempf, Chris Oliver, Ulrike Junger.


The Classification & Indexing Section Open Session in Cape Town 2015

The Classification & Indexing Section has an interesting Open Session programme in Cape Town. – Dynamic Subject Access: Evolution and Transformation.
The session (148) will take place from 16:00-18:00 on August 18th in Auditorium 2 of the conference centre and will be chaired by Harriet Aagaard. Papers to be presented:

1. Keynote: Managing Derived Entities – Thom Hickey (OCLC, United States)

2. The Next Step – Makeover from Accessible Collections to Attractive Collections – Malarvele Ilangovan (National Library Board, Singapore, Singapore)

3. Facilitating Access to Cultural Content in Czechia: INTERMI Project and National Authority Files – Marie Balikova (National Library of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic)

4. Subject Metadata Development and Awareness for Digital Resources in University of Uyo Library, Nigeria – Eno J. Ottong (University of Uyo, Nigeria)

Presented papers are available at IFLA library. You find the original papers in English, as well as translations into Spanish. Marie Balikova’s paper is also translated into Russian. We hope to get all papers translated into French in time for the congress.

Program for IFLA WLIC 2015

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