CatSIG promotes an understanding of information storage and retrieval in libraries and information centres and provides a forum for:
The exchange of information
Sharing of ideas and support in efforts to create and maintain quality catalogues and other databases
The encouragement and support for continuing professional development through seminars, workshops, and sessions at conference
Supporting the development of international cataloguing standards, in particular Resource Description and Access (RDA)
Information for members
Members receive four issues of the newsletter, Catapult, per annum (Catapult is also archived on the DescribeNZ wiki); there is an electronic discussion group Cat-SIG, and other information is published in Library Life and on these pages.
Membership costs $11.50 inc GST per year for LIANZA members, and $90.00 inc GST per year for non-LIANZA members. Non-LIANZA members can join for up to two years, after which they must become a LIANZA member if they wish to continue.
To join CatSIG please get in touch with the LIANZA office