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 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\\
  
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 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).\\ 
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 +===== Sources: ===== 
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 +Velma Parker obituary. Ottawa Citizen, May 9, 2018.\\ 
 +ACMLA Bulletin 111 (2001): 55.\\
  
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