Friday, December 4, 2009

Montly Brown Bag

Bring your lunch and your brain!

Join your fellow archivists and librarians for a monthly, informal discussion of selected articles related to our profession. December’s Brown Bag discussion will be held on Wednesday December 9th at noon in the SLIS Commons (located on the fourth floor of Helen C. White building on the UW-Campus).

Jacqie Ferry,

Cataloging Archivist and EAD Coordinator at the

Wisconsin Historical Society

Will lead the discussion on the OCLC report:

The Metadata is the Interface:

Better Description for Better Discovery of Archives and Special Collections,

Synthesized from User Studies

Jennifer Schaffner, for OCLC Research

This report synthesizes evidence from archival user studies and specifies what descriptive information is needed for research. A copy of this report can be accessed online at

If you have any questions or have problems accessing the URL, feel free to contact either Abbie Norderhaug at or Jennifer Graham at

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