Faceted Subject Access Interest Group

Purpose

Discusses the theory and applications related to subject terminology intended for faceted application, including FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology), AAT (Art and Architecture Thesaurus), LCGFT (Library of Congress Genre/From terms), and others. Serves as a forum for users and others interested in the faceted approach to subject access to compare notes and discuss further developments and implementation of subject faceting for digital projects and related topics.

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

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Interest Group Leaders

Lana Soglasnova (Chair, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Mr. Scott M. Dutkiewicz (Co Vice-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 10/20/2021. Last retrieved on 10/20/2021. 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 e-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.

Related Groups

  • Authority Control Interest Group
  • Metadata Interest Group

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.