Cartographic Resources Cataloging Interest Group (Core/MAGIRT)

Purpose

Discusses the basic issues relating to bibliographic control of maps and related materials. Discusses rules and standards covering such cataloging, as well as application of the rules and principles both in general and in response to specific problems, and various practicing options.

This interest group is part of Core's Metadata and Collections Section.

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Interest Group Leaders

Ms. Amy Swanson (Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Jenny Levine (Staff Liaison, September 1, 2020, to June 30, 2025)

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Resources

Activities

The group's conveners have committed to providing the following activities throughout the year:

  • Facilitate year-round discussion in the ALA Connect group;
  • Participate in Interest Group Week, which is held the first full week of March each year;
  • Plan an in-person discussion at the ALA Annual Conference.

Get Involved

Interest group members do not need to be members of Core, or even of ALA. Anyone with an ALA account can join a Core interest group in ALA Connect. Conveners must be Core members, but anyone can join or leave an interest group at any time.