CaMMS Subject Analysis Committee
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Public Posts from ALA Connect
- Midwinter 2013 - Committee and Section Group Report
- Midwinter 2013 - SACO Report
- Midwinter 2013 - Chair's Report
- Midwinter 2013 - LC Liaison Report
- Midwinter 2013 - MARBI liaison report
- Midwinter 2013 - American Association of Law Libraries Report
- Midwinter 2013 - Music Library Association Report
- Midwinter 2013 - Dewey Decimal Classification News
- Subject Analysis Committee Meeting II (ALCTS CaMMS)
- Midwinter 2013 - Kevin Ford to Speak on the topic "When URIs become authority: Benefits and challenges of library Linked Data"
The Subject Analysis Committee consists of 9 members appointed from the membership at large serving 2-year terms and led by a chair. There are also 9 liaisons, 2 interns, and 2 representatives involved in the committee.
This group has a long history of addressing key subject analysis issues over the years. It has included working groups or task forces on the following issues:
- Authority Records for GSAFD
- Fiction Guidelines
- Form Headings/Subdivisions Implementation
- Library of Congress Classification Training Materials (Joint PCC SCT/CSS SAC Task Force)
- Library of Congress Subject Heading Revisions Relating to the Poor People's Policy
- Metadata and Classification
- Metadata and Subject Analysis
- Promote Subject Relationships/ Reference Structures
- Revision of the Guidelines on Subject Access to Individual Works of Fiction
- Semantic Interoperability
- SWOT Subcommittee
- Subject Analysis Training Materials
- Subject Reference Structures in Automated Systems
- Task Force on Named Buildings & Other Structures
- Subject Relationships/Reference Structures
ALA values committed and active committee members. Qualified members are welcome to volunteer to serve on CaMMS Subject Analysis Committee. Members are expected to be active, to attend 3 out of 4 meetings of the committee during their two year appointment, and to become involved in various subcommittees or task forces Express your interest in serving on this or other committees by filling out an application form. Appointments take place once a year, during the spring. Committee service usually begins following Annual Conference, about July 1.
ALCTS Executive Director