The Northern California Technical Processes Group (NCTPG) Steering Committee has decided to pivot the 84th NCTPG Annual Meeting to a free online-only program to be presented on May 18, 2022,10:30am – 2:00pm (PDT).

Shellie Cocking, Chief of Collection and Technical Services, and Randle McClure, Chief Analytics Officer, both of the San Francisco Public Library will present on how data analytics is utilized to reposition and forecast library collections, services, and programs. Nancy Lorimer, Associate Director of Metadata Services at Stanford University, will update the progress of the Stanford’s Linked Data for Production (LD4P) Project and Sinopia, a linked data editor developed at Stanford, where Nancy is the primary stakeholder and lead.

Justine Withers and Anders Lyon, both of the University of San Francisco (USF), will do lightning talks of their current endeavors on faculty ebook user study, Reparative and Inclusion Description working group update, and USF’s CMS move to LibGuides. Swetta Abeyta of St. Mary’s College will lead a discussion on the ILS migration as many institutions are embarking on the journey.
For more information and registration, please visit the NCTPG site at

Should you have any questions, please feel free to email We look forward to seeing you on May 18.
Lu, NCTPG Board member