Monday, 31 August 2015

Invitation for Registration: Classification & Authority control

The International UDC Seminar entitled "Classification & Authority Control: Expanding Resource Discovery" will take place in The National Library of Portugal in Lisbon, on 29-30 October 2015. 
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The objective of the conference is to explore issues in managing classification vocabulary in and between information systems. Particular emphasis will be on the possibilities for exploiting and sharing subject authority data in the linked data environment. 

The conference will be opened by Emer. Prof. Michael Buckland, well-known expert in the history and theory of documentation and bibliographic access. 

The topic of authority control, subject authority control and subject access in various contexts will be discussed by a series of eminent speakers speakers including Barbara Tillett, Dagobert Soergel, Rebecca Green, Maja Zumer, Marcia Zeng, Nuno Freire, Andrea Scharnhorst, Maria Ines Cordeiro, Koraljka Golub, Claudio Gnoli. 

To learn more about conference programme and to register go to the conference website.  

Registration closes 20 October 2015: €250 regular fee, students €210