NYTSL Fall Evening Program, Nov. 17, 2010

Jim Neal will be the speaker at the next NYTSL Fall Evening Program held Nov. 17, 2010 at the New York Public Library, Humanities and Social Sciences Library. The topic of the event is:  Who owns our data? Intellectual property and information organization.

For more information and to register please visit the NYTSL homepage.

ACRL/NY Annual Symposium – Friday, December 10, 2010

Dear colleagues and friends,

Please save the date!

ACRL/NY Annual Symposium

*Innovation by Design: Revisioning the Library — Friday, December
10, 2010*

Design impacts everything we do.  What does this mean for
libraries?  Design comes into play as we craft our collections,
create instruction programs, construct user-centered websites,
renovate buildings, and redesign our policies.  It mediates our
information-seeking behavior, connects us with both students and
faculty, and influences our interactions with our physical
environment.  This year’s symposium looks at design in academic
libraries from four very different perspectives.  Come join the
Registration will open on October 4th.

The William and Anita Newman Vertical Campus Conference Center

Baruch College

55 Lexington Avenue (at 24th Street) Room 14-220 (14th floor)

New York, NY

We hope to see you there.

ReCAP Update for TNIS

On April 29, 2010, CUL’s ReCAP Coordinator presented information and statistics concerning recent ReCAP projects: ReCAPupdate.ppt

Short summary of how ReCAP systems do (and don’t) work, followed by a summary of recent projects.  Findings indicate that English-language monographs published since 1990 have a much higher retrieval rate.

For more, general information about ReCAP, please see the CUL staff-side website:


ALA Annual 2010–Metadata & Cataloging Events

A list of events that may be of interest to catalogers and metadata librarians.  Feel free to add to the list!

Friday, June 25, 2010

9:00 am to 12:00 am
Linked Library Data Un-Meeting
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill,  Room Regency A

10:30 am to 12:00 am
ALCTS FRBR Interest Group
Mayflower Renaissance, Chinese BR

12:30 pm  to 4:00 pm
NISO/BISG 4th Annual Forum
Washington Convention Center, Room 150B
The Changing Standards Landscape
Focus on the item: Understanding the end-user perspective

Saturday, June 26, 2010

8:00 am to 10 am
Converging Metadata Standards in Cultural  Institutions: Apples & Oranges
Washington Convention Center, Ballroom B

10:30 am to 12:00 noon
ALCTS CCS Copy Cataloging Interest Group
Hilton Washington (HIL), Columbia 1
(Irina Kandarasheva (MPS) is one of the speakers.)

10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, Yorktown/Valley Forge

1:30 pm  to 3:30 pm
ALA ALCTS CCS, Cataloging Norms Interest Group
Hilton Washington Hotel, Meeting Room “Columbia 5”

Sunday, June 27, 2010

8:00 am to 10:00 am
Metadata Interest Group
Washington Convention Center, Room 202A

8:00 am to 9:30 am
Washington Convention Center, Room 103B

8:00 am to 10:00 am
Cataloging and Beyond–Publishing for the  Year of Cataloging Research
Washington Convention Center, Room 147A

9:30 am to 10:00 am
Washington Convention Center, Room 103B

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Washington Convention Center, Room 103B

10:30 am to 12:00 noon
MODS and MADS: Current implementations and future directions, sponsored by LITA
Washington Convention Center, Room 143 B/C

10:30 am  to 12:00 pm
Cataloging and Classification Interest Group
“Social Tagging in Libraries”
HIL-Columbia 2

10:30 am to 12:00 pm
CRS Standards Update Forum
JW Marriott Hotel, Grand Ballroom III

1:30 pm-3:30 pm
RDA Update Forum
JW Marriot, Grand Ballroom I and II

11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Washington Convention Center, Room 103B

1:30 pm  to 3:30 pm
To Catch a Thief: Cataloging and Security of Special Collections. Presented by the ACRL Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS)
Washington Convention Center, Room 146C

1:30 pm-3:00 pm, 4:00-6:00 pm
Hyatt Regency on Capital Hill, Regency A

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
PCC Participants Meeting
Washington Convention Center, Room 144A-C

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
LITA Standards Interest Group
Hilton Washington, Columbiana 1

Monday, June 28, 2010

8:00 am  to 10:00 am
Boot Camp for the 21st Century  Metadata Manager
Washington Convention Center, Room 150B

NYTSL Spring Program–Registration now open

Dear colleagues and friends,

Please join us for:

New York Technical Services Librarians
Spring Meeting & Program
Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Online registration is now open!


Space is limited so please register early. Registration
deadline: Friday, May 14, 2010.

TOPIC: Communities of Interest : A New Model for
Institutional Repositories

SPEAKER: Kate Wittenberg

As Project Director, Client and Partnership Development at
Ithaka, Kate focuses on building partnerships among
scholars, publishers, libraries, technology providers, and
societies with an interest in promoting the development of
digital scholarship and building and sustaining innovative
initiatives. Before coming to Ithaka, Kate was the Director
of EPIC (the Electronic Publishing Initiative at Columbia) a
pioneering initiative in digital publishing, and a model
partnership for libraries, presses, and academic IT
departments. Some of the ventures produced by EPIC include
CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online), Gutenberg-E (a
reinvention of the monograph as an electronic work), and
Jazz Studies Online.


South Court Auditorium
NYPL Humanities & Social Sciences Library
Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street
New York, N.Y. 10018

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Refreshments, 5:00-6:00 PM

Meeting & Program, 6:00-8:00 PM


NYTSL now offers PayPal as a preferred payment method.
Please go to http://www.nytsl.org for more information.
Mail-in registration forms are also available on the website.

Program (Members): $15.00

Program + Membership (Non-members and renewals), Sept.
2009-Aug. 2010 Academic Year: $20.00

Program only (Non-members): $25.00

For questions about membership status, please contact Lisa
Genoese, lgenoese@nyam.org