Call for bloggers for NRMIG at ALA Annual

The ALA ALCTS Networked Resources and Metadata Interest Group (NRMIG) would like to invite bloggers to cover (ie. blog about) our events at ALA Annual in New Orleans. The first is a panel discussion of metadata librarians at our meeting on Sunday morning, June 25. The panel will consists of librarians who do hands-on non-MARC metadata work as a substantial part of their regular job duties. They will discuss what they actually do day-to-day, how they have learned (and continue to learn) what they need to know to do their jobs, what they think is the direction of this kind of work in the future. The second is our sponsored program “Digital Rights Management and Institutional Repositories: Achieving Balance in a Complex Environment,” Saturday, June 24, from 1:30 – 5:30 pm. This program will provide a forum for discussing trends in DRM and its applications in institutional repositories. The speakers for this program include Denise Troll Covey, Carol Hixson, Karen Coyle, and Edward Colleran. If interested, just show up and blog! For more information, contact Brian Surratt, Program Co-chair for NRMIG.