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September 2010 OLAC Newsletter now available

The September 2010 (vol.30 no.3) issue of the OLAC Newsletter is now available in both PDF and HTML

LCGFT for Moving Image Materials

Thanks to Scott M. Dutkiewicz the LCGFT for Moving Image Materials, (Previously known as the LCSH Moving Image Genre-Form Headings List), list has been updated through July 21, 2010 (List 29). It is available here as a PDF document or on Classification Web.

June 2010 Newsletter Available

The June 2010 (vol.30 no.2) issue of the OLAC Newsletter is now available in both PDF and HTML

LCGFT for Moving Image Materials

Thanks to Scott M. Dutkiewicz the LCGFT for Moving Image Materials, (Previously known as the LCSH Moving Image Genre-Form Headings List), list has been updated through June 9, 2010 (List 23) This update includes the addition of previously omitted headings and the name now reflects the separation of this thesaurus from LSCH. It is available here as a PDF document or on Classification Web.

Guide to Cataloging SlotMusic Now Available

The Guide to Cataloging SlotMusic Based on AACR2 Chapters 6 and 9, created by the SlotMusic Cataloging Joint Task Force of the Music Library Assocation (MLA) and the Online Audiovisual Catalogers (OLAC), is now available on the Cataloging Tools, Training Presentations, and Other Publications (CAPC, Cataloging Policy Committee) area of the OLAC website.
Many thanks to the Task Force for all of their hard work:

Call for OLAC Conference Scholarship Applications

OLAC will award two Conference Scholarships that will provide funds for a member of Online Audiovisual Catalogers to attend the OLAC/MOUG 2010 Conference in Macon, Ga., October 15-17, 2010.

Eligibility:
Any personal member of OLAC who has never attended an OLAC Conference is eligible for the OLAC Conference Scholarship.

Award Description:
The award amount will cover reasonable estimated costs for registration, lodging, travel, and meals up to $1,000.

OLAC meetings at ALA annual

OLAC - Exec. Mtg. Saturday, June 26, 04:00 pm 05:30 pm MAD-Mount Vernon A
OLAC CAPC MTG. Friday, June 25, 07:30 pm 09:30 pm WCC-149 A/B
OLAC Membership Mtg. Sunday, June 27, 04:00 pm 05:30 pm WCC-203A/B

OLAC Elections

The 2010 OLAC election ballot will be distributed by email on Monday, April 19, 2010. Only current personal members will receive an electronic ballot. If you do not receive a ballot on Monday, please contact:
Vicki Toy-Smith
OLAC Elections Chair
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, NV 89557-0322
(775) 682-5601

OLAC's own Kelley McGrath wins Esther J. Piercy Award

The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) has named Kelley McGrath, cataloging & metadata services librarian (audio-visual) at Ball State University, Muncie, Ind., the winner of the 2010 Esther J. Piercy Award. The award will be presented on Sunday, June 27, at the ALCTS Awards Ceremony during the 2010 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.  The full press release is available on the ALA web site.

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