The PCC Standing Committee on Training has been actively working on various training initiatives including joint PCC/ALCTS programs and online training efforts, as outlined below.
PCC SCT committee members: Paige Andrew (Pennsylvania State University), Steven Arakawa (Yale University), Barbara Bushman (National Library of Medicine), Jacqueline Byrd (Indiana University),), Caroline Miller, Chair (University of California, Los Angeles), Andrea Stamm (Northwestern University)
Liaisons: Glenn Patton (OCLC), Carolyn Sturtevant (LC/BIBCO)
Joint PCC SCT/CCS SAC Task Force on Library of Congress Classification Training
The IDS session was presented at the Library of Congress the last week of October, just prior to the Policy Committee meeting. The course was well received. John Mitchell and Paul Frank will be presenting it next week. It is now available for purchase from CDS.
PCC membership: Steven Arakawa (Yale University), Paul Frank (Library of Congress), Caroline Miller (UCLA), Rebecca Uhl (Arizona State University)
CCS/SAC membership: Lori Robare (University of Oregon), Chair, Lois Mai Chan (University of Kentucky), Daniel Lovins (Yale University), Mark McKnight (University of North Texas), Scott Opasik (Indiana University, South Bend), Bruce Trumble (Harvard University),
CPSO liaison: Mary K. D. Pietris (Library of Congress)
Joint PCC/CCS Task Force to Develop Series Training
The IDS session was presented at the Library of Congress the last week of October, just prior to the Policy Committee meeting. This course was also well received. It was made clear to the students that this course did not replace NACO training for series authority records. The course is now available for purchase through CDS.
PCC membership: Rachel Wadham (Brigham Young University), Chair, Valerie Bross (UCLA), Judy Kuhagen (Library of Congress), Iris Wolley (Cornell University)
ALCTS/CCS membership: Robert Maxwell (Brigham Young University), Mark Scharff (Washington University in St. Louis), Deborah (Deb) Thomas (University of Tennessee)
Task Group to Develop Training in Medical Cataloging
Barbara Bushman of the National Library of Medicine is Chair of this new task group. During Fall of 2007 she was working on forming a committee.
Task Group to Develop Training in Map Cataloging
Paige Andrew of Pennsylvania State University is the Chair of this new task group. He is currently working on forming the committee.
RDA Implementation Task Force
Barbara Bushman of the National Library of Medicine is the PCC representative to this task force. The new Chair is Shawn Miksa of the University of North Texas. The group met once at ALA in Washington, DC and plans to meet again at ALA Midwinter in Philadelphia.
Caroline R. Miller
Chair, PCC Standing Committee on Training