ISKOI: Knowledge tranfer for the future: Durban: Aug 24

Susan Battison susan.battison at
Thu Jul 26 10:04:47 CEST 2007

---Apologies for cross-posting---

Knowledge Transfer for the Future : a Post WLIC/IFLA 2007 Seminar 24 
August 2007

Why not spend an extra day in Durban after WLIC/IFLA 2007 and join 
the LIASA Interest Group for Bibliographic Standards to find out more 
about RDA, FRBR, DDC, Metadata, subject headings projects and NACO 
and SACO activities in South Africa (programme below)

Date: 24 August 2007
Venue: ICC, Durban

Registration closing dates and costs
Late: before 3 August 2007: R600,00

Contact persons: Welna van Eeden (veedeiw at or Nonnie van 
Wyk (vwykac at

Registration form available on the LIASA IGBIS website:

Non-IGBIS members are welcome!

Refreshments and lunch included in the seminar fee.

7:30 - 8:30       Registration

8:30 - 10:00     Dr. Barbara Tillett (Library of Congress) Resource 
Description and Access - a cataloguing code for the future (and 
related IFLA initiatives (FRBR, FRAD, IME ICC))

10:00 - 10:30   Dr. Hester Marais (Unisa) South Africa needs you - 
why your library should become a NACO participant

11:00 - 12:00    Joan Mitchell (Dewey Decimal Classification, OCLC) 
Viewpoint, Locality, and Universality in the DDC

12:00 - 13:00    Patrice Landry (Swiss National Library) The re-use 
of subject headings in interoperability projects: how to add value to 
subject headings

14:00 - 14:45    Joan Mitchell: Recent developments in the DDC

14:45 - 15:00    Welna van Eeden (Unisa) SACO: what  about a follow 
up of the "Kwaito" success story?

15:15 - 16:15    Pat Liebetrau (Digital Imaging Project of South 
Africa - DISA) Metadata: where are we going?

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