Catalog Form and Function Interest Group

Purpose

Explores the evolving nature of the library catalog and its relationship to the fundamental mission and expanding services of libraries.

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

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Interest Group Leaders

Mr. Jim Hahn (Chair, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Jenny Levine (Staff Liaison, September 1, 2020, to June 30, 2025)

Displaying active committee roster as of 10/23/2021. Last retrieved on 10/23/2021. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

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;
  • Host at least one Core-wide ef-Forum on a topic of broad interest within our area of focus;
  • Submit a program for consideration to be presented at the Core Exchange, Core Forum, or 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.