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Backstage Library Works to host subject-based classification session at ALA Annual Conference in Orlando

Press Release: Backstage Library Works [June 16, 2016]

PROVO, Utah, June 16, 2016 On Sunday, June 26th, Backstage Library Works ( will co-present at the ALA Annual Conference Exhibits Round Table (ERT) program: State of the Union for Subject Based Classification in Public Libraries. The discussion will be held in the Orange County Convention Center, room W300 and will run from 8:30 10:00 a.m.

Public libraries considering a change from the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system to a subject-based system are encouraged to attend the presentation. The panel will review the pros and cons of subject-based systems and discuss what it takes to move from DDC to a subject-based arrangement. Attendees will gain insight into the tools needed to make the transition.

Panelists include:

  • Sandy Wee Library Services Manager, Access Services
    San Mateo County Libraries, California
  • Jeremy Reeder, Deputy Director
    Maricopa County Library District, Arizona
  • Logan Macdonald, Director of Products & Technology
    Anythink Libraries, Colorado
  • John Reese, Vice President of On-Site Services
    Backstage Library Works, Utah

The program is included with a full conference registration. To learn more, visit:

Backstage is also exhibiting at the ALA Conference in booth 2069. The exhibit hall is located in the West Building of the Orange County Convention Center.

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Publication Year:2016
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:June 16, 2016
Publisher:Backstage Library Works
Company: Backstage Library Works
Record Number:21689
Last Update:2024-02-05 00:32:56
Date Created:2016-06-20 11:42:42