MARC Formats Transition Interest Group (LITA / ALCTS)

Charge

To provide a forum to educate the library community about ongoing efforts to transition from the MARC Standard for bibliographic data. This interest group examines new approaches and strategies for implementing bibliographic data models within the framework of linked open data and semantic web technology.

Roster

Mr. Sherab Chen (Co-Chair, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Rachel Paul (Co-Chair, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Elizabeth J. Cox (Vice Co-Chair, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Alexander DelPriore (Vice Co-Chair, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Mark A. Beatty (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2020)
Jenny Levine (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2020)

Displaying active committee roster as of 06/20/2019. Last retrieved on 06/20/2019. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

Interest groups are completely self-initiated, so appointments are not necessary.  Membership consists of any number of participants and is open to LITA and ALCTS members. The leadership of each group is selected by the group.

Origin

The MARC Formats Interest Group was established in 1990.

Get Involved

This interest group is open to all LITA and ALCTS members. Conference attendance is not required. To join this group, contact the chair, attend meetings, and get involved with their activities and discussions. See contact information in the above roster by logging into the site and clicking your browser refresh button. If you need help, contact the LITA office at lita@ala.org.