Subject Analysis and Access Section Action Plan

Action Plan 2019-2021

The Subject Analysis and Access Action plan 2019-2021 outlines the key objectives for our Section in the upcoming years. For details about communication and impact, read the action plan as PDF.

If you have questions about our work, suggestions about what you would like us to work on, or you would like to help us, please contact one of the members of the Standing Committee.

Focus Area 1

Automated processing of subject analysis and access

IFLA Strategic Direction 2:

Inspire and Enhance Professional practice

Key Initiatives 2.3:

Develop standards, guidelines, and othe materials that foster best practice

Project/Activity:

  • Identify and describe relevant case studies 
    Workig Group, Sep-Feb 2020
     
  • Perform literature review
    Working Group, Sep-Feb 2020
     
  • Report on findings
    Working Group, Jan-Jun 2020
     
  • Dissemination of Feport and Findings
    2020-2021

Focus Area 2

Use of genre/form in subject ananlysis and cataloguing

IFLA Strategic Direction 2:

Inspire and Enhance Professional practice

Key Initiatives 2.3:

Develop standards, guidelines, and othe materials that foster best practice

Project/Activity:

  • Compile a list of vocabularies and basic references related to genre/form, and make it avalable to the community
    Working Group, ongoing
     
  • Revise and redefine the terms of references, main goals and tasks of the working group
    Working Group / Section, 2019-2020
     
  • Analyze and explore possibilities of organizing events about or related to the use of genre/forms
    Working Group, 2019-2021
     

Focus Area 3

Subject Analysis and Access Education and Training

IFLA Strategic Direction 2:

Inspire and Enhance Professional practice

Key Initiatives 2.3:

Develop standards, guidelines, and othe materials that foster best practice

 Project/Activity

  • Survey of SAA education in LIS programs worldwide and training opportunities by professional organizations.
    Working Group, 2019-2020
     
  • Identify the key professional skills and competences in SAA
    Working Group, 2019-2020
     
  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant IFLA groups (BSLISE Working Group, Education and Training Section (SET), LIS Education in Developing Countries Special Interest Group (LISEDC SIG), and Library Theory and Research (LTR) Section), library associations projects worldwide, international societies and fora focusing on LIS education (ALISE), and on knowledge organization and subject access (ISKO, NKOS)
    Working Group, 2019-2021
     
  • Gap analysis and recommendations
    Working Group, 2019-2021

Previous plans

Action plans, Subject Analysis and Access

Last update: 5 November 2019