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The results of the MARC must die? workshop at the European Library Automation Group (ELAG) Workshop 2011, http://elag2011.techlib.cz/en/855-07-marc-must-die/ Prague, Czech Republic

The results of the MARC must die? workshop at the European Library Automation Group (ELAG) Workshop 2011, http://elag2011.techlib.cz/en/855-07-marc-must-die/ Prague, Czech Republic

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  • 1. MARC must die? ELAG 2011 http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/powers_of_persuasion/hes_watching_you/images_html/wanted_for_murder.html
  • 2.
    • Or
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8VP5jEAP3K4
  • 3. from inertia to…. ELAG 2011 http://www.mjlifecoach.com/wp-content/uploads/stuck_in_mud.jpg
  • 4. … agile cataloguers! ELAG 2011 http://www.bqf.org.uk/innovation/2011/03/21/advice-for-leaders-of-smes-be-agile/
  • 5. MARC must die?
    • Workshop goals:
    • Get a better understanding of why library technologists want to kill MARC
    • Get a better understanding of the value that cataloguers see in MARC records
    • Develop a shared vision of how we would like library bibliographic metadata to evolve
  • 6. MARC must die?
    • Bibliographic References:
    • MARC Project Final Report (1968)
    • @rtennant MARC must die (2002)
    • @lukask Who needs MARC? (2009)
    • Karen Coyle Metadata Mix and Match (2009)
    • Jason Thomale Intepreting MARC (2010)
    • Understanding MARC tutorial
    • LoC Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative (May 2011)
  • 7. http://www.loc.gov/marc/transition/ May 2011
  • 8. MARC must die?
    • Why do techies want to kill MARC?
    http://yfrog.com/gycmoafrj (via @tillk ) Alan Seal: Data Structures, MARC and Online Access. Essen Symposium 1985: 71-85 http://www.informatik.uni-trier.de/~ley/db/indices/a-tree/s/Seal:Alan.html
  • 9. MARC must die?
    • Why do techies want to kill MARC?
    • MAchine Readable Cataloguing
    • is not machine readable
    http://www.sacredwaste.com/machine_readable_mug-168225945234869229.html
  • 10. MARC must die?
    • Why do techies want to kill
    • MARC?
    • A web OPAC doesn’t mean
    • your data is on the web
    http://static.howstuffworks.com/gif/web-30-6.jpg
  • 11. MARC must die?
    • A new globally accepted data model
    http://www.mkbergman.com/wp-content/themes/ai3/images/2009Posts/090628_data_model_relationships.png
  • 12. MARC must die?
    • URIs are essential
    http://www.w3.org/TR/cooluris/
  • 13. MARC must die?
    • ‘ Phone book’ of Identifiers
    • VIAF
      • Personal Names
      • Corporate Bodies
      • Works
    • Controlled vocabularies, e.g. LCSH, as SKOS
    • Using Identifiers from outside ‘libraries’
    http://tinyurl.com/3n58yom
  • 14. MARC must die?
    • Use-cases
    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/59/Use_Case_diagram_V1.JPG
  • 15. MARC must die?
    • Technical specifications
    http://www.air-via.com/pics/specifications.gif
  • 16. MARC must die?
    • Away from manifestation-based cataloguing: data not records….
    http://www.loc.gov/cds/downloads/FRBR.PDF
  • 17. MARC must die?
    • Specification of the cataloguing workflow
    • Cataloguing is no longer the domain of just librarians…
    http://bu-consulting.co.cc/i/workflow.jpg
  • 18. MARC must die?
    • Silk, a semantic content editor: www.silkapp.com
  • 19. MARC must die?
    • eXentible catalog, metadata services toolkit:
    • http://code.google.com/p/xcmetadataservicestoolkit/
  • 20. MARC must die?
    • VTLS RDA sandbox:
    • www.vtls.com/services/rdasandbox
  • 21. MARC must die?
    • Agile Cataloguing workshop at #elag2012 ?!
    http://tech.mit.edu/V129/N55/graphics/sportsshorts.jpg http://ju-n.net/files/2010/01/scrum-board.jpg
  • 22. MARC must die?
    • Killing MARC is down to you…….
    http://i669.photobucket.com/albums/vv54/19denis_2009/item8.gif
  • 23. MARC must die?
    • Are you up to the challenge?
    http://topnews.in/law/files/murder_2.jpg