2013 VIP


The Technical Services Special Interest Section (TS-SIS) has invited two VIPs to the this year’s Annual Meeting and Conference. Adam L. Schiff and Steven C. Shadle are both from the University of Washington, where Adam is the Principal Cataloger and Steve is the Serials Access Librarian. Both are featured speakers in the RDA Cataloging Collective workshop to be held on Saturday, July 13 from 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Adam Schiff Adam’s prior experience has been with the California Academy of Sciences Library and the University of Colorado at Boulder. Adam is a prolific writer, lecturer, and trainer. He has continually been active in librarianship, serving on several committees and task forces such as PCC and SCCTP. Adam is currently a member of ALA’s ALCTS Subject Analysis Committee.

Steven ShadleSteve has served as the president of NASIG and is a past recipient of the Ulrich’s Serials Librarianship Award. He is a widely recognized expert in the area of cataloging e-serials, training many librarians through the SCCTP program. Steve has given numerous presentations at conferences and has contributed in no small way to serials literature. Steve was instrumental in developing the single-record and the aggregator-neutral approach for e-serials.

It is a privilege to host these two highly accomplished and knowledgeable members of the library profession at the annual meeting. Be sure to introduce yourself to them if you get the chance!