CAPT Catalog and Metadata Working Group

This group, working with the Search, Discovery, and Delivery group, will be responsible for representing the Library and working with CARLI on the integrated library system use and management.

  • Affinity Groups: All groups with the possible exception of the Web group
  • Replaces: Cataloging Work Group
  • Responsible Library Units: Acquisitions and Cataloging Services


  • he work group is responsible for sustainable policies, procedures, technical systems, and staffing to maintain the Library’s Online Public Access Catalog and similar systems and finding aids used to provide access to the Library’s physical and digital collections.
  • The group ensures conformance to state, national, and international standards.
  • This group also documents and promulgates cataloging, classification, authority control, and holdings policies and principles to all staff charged with maintaining Library records.

Membership Details

Initially chaired by the head of Content Access Management (CAM). Initial rotation after two years. The chair of this work group may be reappointed beyond two years due to their position as the head of the Content Access Management unit. [11 members]

CAPT Catalog and Metadata Working Group Reports to:

Content Access Policy & Technology (CAPT)