Brief update on the state of music terminology in Library of Congress faceted vocabularies. Part of the Cataloging and Metadata Committee’s Town Hall.
MLA has been collaborating for many years with the Library of Congress to develop the new faceted vocabularies for music: LCMPT and LCGFT. With the initial release of the terms in 2014 and 2015, respectively, music catalogers have embarked upon implementation of these and other faceted attributes in current cataloging. In order to realize the full…[Read more]