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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. 

OLAC Conference Schedule Available

The OLAC conference schedule is now available
Remember that you will receive your specific concurrent workshop assignments in your registration packet...remember, the registration deadline for best consideration for your workshop choices is SEPTEMBER 15!  
You will be able to rank your workshop preference when registration online, after you select your payment method.
September 15 is drawing near...make your plans for OLAC 2012 now!

LCGFT Updates

Thanks to Scott M. Dutkiewicz the LCGFT for Moving Image Materials, list has been updated through July 16, 2012 (List 7).

Call for OLAC Poster Session Proposals

Deadline for proposals: August 31, 2012
Notification of acceptance: September 10, 2012
Proposals are encouraged for poster sessions for the 2012 OLAC Conference, “Post-Modern Cataloging: It's All AV Now!” (More information on the conference theme can be found at

2012 OLAC Conference Scholarship Recipient is Chosen

 Each time there is an OLAC conference, a scholarship is awarded to a member who has never attended a conference before.  This year’s recipient is Tricia MacKenzie.  She is a metadata librarian at George Mason University, Virginia.  Tricia is responsible for original and complex copy cataloging of audiovisual materials, as well as training staff in copy cataloging of audiovisual materials.  Congratulations, Tricia! 

Call for OLAC Conference Scholarship Applications

 OLAC will award one Conference Scholarship that will provide funds for a member of Online Audiovisual Catalogers to attend the OLAC 2012 Conference in Albuquerque, NM, October 18-21, 2012.
Any personal member of OLAC who has never attended an OLAC Conference is eligible for the OLAC Conference Scholarship.

Latest Issue of the Newsletter is now available

The June 2012 (vol.32 no.2) issue of the OLAC Newsletter is now available as a PDF or an HTML document.

LCGFT for Moving Image Materials Updated

Thanks to Scott M. Dutkiewicz the LCGFT for Moving Image Materials, list has been updated through April 16, 2012 (List 4).

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