Thursday, 3 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Beacon F, Sheraton
Program arranged by the Advisory Committee on the MLA International Bibliography
Presiding: Matthew Harrick, Brooklyn Coll., City Univ. of New York
Speakers: James Raymond Kelly, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst; Susan Oliver, Univ. of Essex; Sarah G. Wenzel, Univ. of Chicago
New and experienced field bibliographers (librarians, professors of literature, independent scholars) discuss how indexing for the MLA Bibliography has affected their careers and how their careers inform the indexing process. The panel will provide historical context for the bibliography, as well as technical discussions of the indexing process and database design. Fellowships will also be discussed.
The Profession – Research and Bibliography