Task Force for the Review of the Proposed Romanization Tables (2009) for Ancient and Modern Greek

CC:DA/TF/Romanization Tables for Ancient and Modern Greek/1

March 17, 2010

Charge

The Task Force for the Review of the Proposed Romanization Tables (2009) for Ancient and Modern Greek is charged with Reviewing the tables proposed by the Library of Congress and to return a timely report that will form the basis of an official ALA response. Continue reading

Task Force on CC:DA’s Internal and External Communication

Charge

The Task Force on CC:DA’s Internal and External Communication is charged with:

  • Reviewing the work of the relevant past task forces, the Task Force on Communication and Outreach (operating 1994-1995) and the Task Force to Investigate CC:DA’s Web Presence (operating 2004).
  • Assessing the nature and content of CC:DA’s external communications and making recommendations for updating current documents or drafting new documents.
  • Assessing the nature of CC:DA’s internal communication requirements.
  • Determining the functional requirements for software applications to handle internal and external communication.
  • Evaluating the nature and content of documents posted on the CC:DA website, investigating alternative methods for communicating this information and/or alternative methods for preparing and posting documents on the website.
  • Evaluating and recommending mechanisms for migrating and maintaining CC:DA’s website and its communication functions to an ALA-hosted application, including looking at the duties of the webmaster and how they can be folded into the CC:DA organizational structure.

The task force should submit a preliminary report dealing with issues relating to CC:DA internal communication to the chair by May 25, 2007 so that it may be considered at the 2007 Annual Conference; further progress reports should be submitted prior to subsequent ALA conferences. Continue reading

Task Force to Review the Statement of International Cataloguing Principles

CC:DA/TF/Statement of International Cataloguing Principles/1

December 8, 2006

Charge

The Task Force to Review the Statement of International Cataloguing Principles is charged with:

  • Preparing an interim review paper on the latest available draft, looking at the principles generally and with respect to the available information on Resource Description and Access (RDA) specifically. This interim review paper will be sent to the chair of CC:DA by May 15, 2007.
  • Being the primary body within CC:DA to compare and contrast the latest available version of the Statement of International Cataloguing Principles with RDA as RDA review and development proceeds. The TF shall alert CC:DA if there are significant differences.
  • Preparing a report for CC:DA that will form the basis of the ALA response when the Statement goes out for worldwide review. The TF will develop the report using any instructions provided by the requesting agency; issues specifically of interest to CC:DA will be included in an appendix or under separate cover. This report will be sent to the chair of CC:DA three weeks before the deadline given by the requesting agency. Continue reading