Video Demystified: Cataloging with Best Practices Guides

Friday, June 26, 2015 -
8:00am to 4:00pm

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2018 (W)
Speaker: Jeannette Ho, Director of Cataloging, Texas A&M University Libraries
Speaker: Mary Huismann, Music/Media Original Cataloger, University of Minnesota

The preconference workshop will provide an overview of cataloging videorecordings using Resource Description and Access (RDA), MARC21, and the newly-issued Online Audiovisual Catalogers (OLAC) best practices cataloging guides for DVD/Blu-ray discs and streaming media. Through presentations and hands-on exercises, participants will learn to catalog current video formats such as streaming video, DVD, and Blu-ray. Specialized materials such as filmed performances (dance, music, theatre, etc.) and older video formats will also be addressed.

This preconference is intended for Technical Services librarians and cataloging staff from academic, public, school, or special libraries who catalog video formats such as streaming video, DVD, Blu-ray, VHS, etc.

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$219 ALCTS Member; $269 ALA Member; $319 Non Member
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Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 2:56pm PDT
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When will we get the presentation slides?  I believe we signed up on a sheet to receive the slides since there were some changes to the slides.  I know they have to be emailed directly since this was a paid event.  If my email wasn't readable, its


Joy Urbina