ARLIS/NA - San Antonio - April 1997 Agenda for CPDG in San Antonio (Sunday, 6 April 1997, 2 p.m.)

* reports from ALA
CC:DA
- Toronto conference (http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/jsc/index.htm), harmonization of AACR2 and German and Russian rules, AACR2-e, CPSO on web, named conferences
CC:DA TF on Metadata - mapping, etc. (http://www.lib.virginia.edu/ccda/meta)
MARBI - subentity coding, USMARC/CanMARC harmonization continues, 655 $5, LCCN going to four digits in 2000 (MARC at http://lcweb.loc.gov/marc/)
SGML DTD for MARC (available on LC web at http://lcweb.loc.gov/marc/)
LC sending out RFC, then RFP for integrated system (implementation in late 1999)
SAC is discussing IFLA document on principles underlying subject heading languages

* report from VRA
core categories (http://www.vra.oberlin.edu/core.html)
RLG testbed (multi-institutional)
Linda McRae and Lynda White are compiling Art/MARC sourcebook to be published by ALA in 1997

* new edition of N schedule - tables have changed numbers (e.g. old Table IV is now Table V; museum breakdown table is at the back with number)

* demonstration of OCLC macro for NACO record creation

* suggested topics for open discussion:
* online shelflisting
* cataloging CD-ROMs