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-Velma Parker\\+====== ​Velma Parker ​======
  
 b. Dec. 27, 1941, Sioux Lookout, ON; d. Apr. 27, 2018, Ottawa, ON\\ b. Dec. 27, 1941, Sioux Lookout, ON; d. Apr. 27, 2018, Ottawa, ON\\
  
-Education:\\+===== Education: ​=====
  
 Teaching Certificate (Western University)\\ Teaching Certificate (Western University)\\
 1973 MLS (Western University)\\ 1973 MLS (Western University)\\
  
-Positions:\\+===== Positions: ​=====
  
 High school teacher, Timmins, ON\\ High school teacher, Timmins, ON\\
 Cataloguer, University of Ottawa Library\\ Cataloguer, University of Ottawa Library\\
-Subject ​specialist, Head of Cataloguing,​ Standards Officer, Library and Archives Canada\\+1980?​-2004 ​Subject ​Specialist, Head of Cataloguing,​ Standards Officer, Map Division, Library and Archives Canada\\
  
-Publications:​\\+===== Publications: ​=====
  
-Parker, Velma, Hugo L.P. Stibbe and Vivien Cartmell, eds.  (1982). Cartographic materials: a manual of interpretation for AACR2. Chicago: American Library Association.\\+Parker, Velma, Hugo L.P. Stibbe and Vivien Cartmell, eds. (1982). Cartographic materials: a manual of interpretation for AACR2. Chicago: American Library Association.\\
  
 Parker, Velma (1986-1988). Cartographic Cataloguer’s Newsletter 1-3. Ottawa: National Map Collection. (no. 4- issued as part of ACML Bulletin).\\ Parker, Velma (1986-1988). Cartographic Cataloguer’s Newsletter 1-3. Ottawa: National Map Collection. (no. 4- issued as part of ACML Bulletin).\\
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 Parker, Velma (2003). “Report on the meeting of the Canadian Committee on Cataloguing March 14, 2003, Gatineau (Hull), Quebec.” ACMLA Bulletin 116 (2003): 58.\\ Parker, Velma (2003). “Report on the meeting of the Canadian Committee on Cataloguing March 14, 2003, Gatineau (Hull), Quebec.” ACMLA Bulletin 116 (2003): 58.\\
  
-Associations/​Committees:​\\+===== Associations/​Committees: ​=====
  
 Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives (ACMLA), Treasurer, 1983-1991\\ Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives (ACMLA), Treasurer, 1983-1991\\
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 Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) Working Group on Cataloguing Standards for Geomatics\\ Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) Working Group on Cataloguing Standards for Geomatics\\
  
-Honours:\\+===== Honours: ​=====
  
 2001 ACMLA Honours Award\\ 2001 ACMLA Honours Award\\
  
-\\ +===== Comments: ​=====
-Comments:\\+
  
 “Velma was instrumental in the development of regulatory standards, codes and cataloguing methods, working on both the National and International Standards Committees. She was known among her peers for expertise in cataloguing and description.”\\ “Velma was instrumental in the development of regulatory standards, codes and cataloguing methods, working on both the National and International Standards Committees. She was known among her peers for expertise in cataloguing and description.”\\
 Velma’s work in cataloguing,​ metadata and Dublin Core “made her the key person in Canada to consult on the interpretation of cataloguing rules for maps and geographic data.”\\ Velma’s work in cataloguing,​ metadata and Dublin Core “made her the key person in Canada to consult on the interpretation of cataloguing rules for maps and geographic data.”\\
 Some of Velma’s achievements at Library and Archives Canada included “working on the harmonization of CANMARC and USMARC fixed field codes for cartographic material, and working with the National Library committee to add maps to the Canadiana CD-ROM [and AMICUS]. She also worked on the rules for archival description.”\\ Some of Velma’s achievements at Library and Archives Canada included “working on the harmonization of CANMARC and USMARC fixed field codes for cartographic material, and working with the National Library committee to add maps to the Canadiana CD-ROM [and AMICUS]. She also worked on the rules for archival description.”\\
-Throughout her career, Velma presented numerous workshops on cataloguing maps in general, early cartographic material and geomatic datasets. Colleagues respected her “great attention to detail, the terrific work put into the first edition of //Cartographic Materials: a manual of interpretation for AACR2 // and her work on the revision of the LC “G” Classification section for Canada.”\\ +Throughout her career, Velma presented numerous workshops on cataloguing maps in general, early cartographic material and geomatic datasets. Colleagues respected her “great attention to detail, the terrific work put into the first edition of Cartographic Materials: a manual of interpretation for AACR2// // and her work on the revision of the LC “G” Classification section for Canada.”\\ 
-Velma was also involved in editing ​//Cartographic Materials////a manual of interpretation for AACR2 (2002// //revision).// \\ +Velma was also involved in editing Cartographic Materials: a manual of interpretation for AACR2 (2002 revision).\\ 
-\\ + 
-Sources:\\ +===== Sources: ​===== 
-Velma Parker obituary. ​ Ottawa Citizen, May 9, 2018.\\ + 
-ACMLA Bulletin 111 ( 2001): 55.\\+Velma Parker obituary. Ottawa Citizen, May 9, 2018.\\ 
 +ACMLA Bulletin 111 (2001): 55.\\
  
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