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SCP’s Becky Culbertson receives Ulrich’s Serials Librarianship Award

Becky Culbertson

The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) has announced that Becky Culbertson, part of CDL’s Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) based at UC San Diego, is a recipient of the 2015 Ulrich’s Serials Librarianship Award. The award will be presented at the ALCTS Awards Ceremony on June 27 during the 2015 American Library Association Annual Conference and Exposition in San Francisco.

Becky’s accomplishments are many and far-reaching. According to the press release…

“Rebecca Culbertson, electronic resources cataloging librarian at the University of California San Diego, is known as a champion for cataloging education. She has mentored a generation of catalogers and worked to develop and promote clear standards for the cataloging and communication of serials information. She has been an active contributor to CONSER and Program of Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) task groups and has chaired the PCC Standing Committee on Standards since 2009. Through her work with the PCC, Culbertson has contributed to the development of such widely used standards as the PCC BIBCO StandardPCC CONSER StandardPCC Provider-Neutral StandardLC-PCC Policy Statements and PCC Vendor Records Guidelines.  Culbertson played a key role in updating these and other standards to accommodate the new cataloging code, Resource Description and Access (RDA). She also joined in the efforts to have these standards documented in the RDA Toolkit, the primary tool used internationally by communities that have implemented RDA. In addition, Culbertson has helped promote the effective presentation of journals though accepted standards such as KBART and PIE-J.”

Congratulations, Becky!

More details are available at the press release.