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June issue of the newsletter now available

The June 2013 (vol.33 no.2) issue of the OLAC Newsletter is now available in a downloadable PDF and HTML versions.

March issue of the OLAC Newsletter now available

The March 2013 (vol.33 no.1) issue of the OLAC Newsletter is now available in a downloadable PDF and an  HTML version.

Nancy B. Olson Award Committee now accepting nominations

The annual Nancy B. Olson Award (called the OLAC Award prior to 1999) honors a librarian who has made significant contributions to the advancement and understanding of audiovisual cataloging. The Awards Committee selects a recipient based on nominations received, subject to approval by the Executive Board. 

2012 OLAC Conference Materials Archive now Available

 If you missed the great presentations at OLAC conference in Albuquerque in October or just want a reminder of everything you learned.  Check out the new archives area.  Handouts and presentation slides are now available 

December issue of OLAC Newsletter now available

The December 2012 (vol.32 no.4) issue of the OLAC Newsletter is now available in a downloadable PDF the HTML version will be available soon.

LCGFT Updates

Thanks to Scott M. Dutkiewicz the LCGFT for Moving Image Materials, list has been updated through October 15, 2012 (List 10).

Call for Candidates:

 OLAC is seeking nominations for the offices of OLAC Vice President/President Elect and OLAC Treasurer. Anyone interested in a challenging leadership position and an opportunity to learn about the organization from the inside should submit a letter of nomination indicating the position for which he or she wishes to run. It should include a brief description of pertinent qualifications and professional activities. All OLAC personal members are eligible to serve and self-nominations are highly encouraged.

September Newsletter now available

The September 2012 (vol.32 no.3) issue of the OLAC Newsletter is now available in a downloadable PDF and an HTML version.

OLAC conference coming near you in 2014

 The Board of OLAC is now accepting proposals to host the 2014 OLAC Conference.  If you are interested, please read the summary of guidelines below or online.

Call for CAPC Participation

 OLAC’s Cataloging Policy Committee (CAPC) is seeking applicants for full member and/or intern positions with terms beginning after the ALA Annual Conference in June 2013.  Qualifications are as follows: 3 years of current audiovisual cataloging experience or the equivalent; evidence of regular interaction with online cataloging systems or demonstrable knowledge of such systems. 

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