Cataloging

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Chair

Lia Contursi
Columbia Law School Library
acontu [at] law.columbia.edu

2013/2014 Membership Roster

Go to roster.

Electronic Discussion List

ts-cataloging [at] aallnet.org (overview and instructions)

Mission

The Cataloging and Classification Standing Committee addresses issues pertaining to the cataloging and classification of legal resources.

Responsibilities of the Chair

  1. Sets the agenda and presides over the standing committee meetings held during the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Annual Meeting.
  2. Organizes the Cataloging & Classification Roundtable during AALL Annual Meeting.
  3. Submits the Annual Report and the Minutes of the AALL Annual Meeting.
  4. Serves as Ex Officio member of the TS-SIS Education Committee and solicits or submits programs and workshop proposals to the TS-SIS Education Committee.
  5. Appoints the chairs of the Descriptive Cataloging Advisory Working Group (DCAG), the Classification and Subject Cataloging Advisory Working Group (CSCAG) and the Vendor-Supplied Records Advisory Working Group (VRAG).
  6. Appoints the chair of the Heads of Cataloging in Large Libraries Roundtable.
  7. Appoints the facilitators of the Cataloging & Classification Roundtable, the New Catalogers Roundtable, and the Rare Book Cataloging Roundtable.
  8. Keeps members of the Cataloging and Classification Standing Committee informed of the activities of the working groups, committees and subcommittees.

Membership Responsibilities

Any members in good standing of TS-SIS, who express an interest in volunteering, are appointed by the chair. Members are expected to:

  1. Respond in an informed and timely manner to calls of the chair.
  2. Contribute to discussions or consultations initiated by the chair.

Official Policy Statement

See the TS-SIS Handbook for more information about the committee.