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Announcing Two New Best Practices Guides from OLAC CAPC!

The Online Audiovisual Catalogers Cataloging and Policy Committee (OLAC CAPC) is pleased to announce the publication of two Best Practice Guides – “Best Practices for Streaming Media Using RDA and MARC21” and “Best Practices for Cataloging DVD-Video and Blu-ray Discs Using RDA and MARC21.”

In addition to the set of best practices, both documents include many in-line and full MARC record examples illustrating the best practices. The documents are accessible at the OLAC website
Direct links to each document:

 Many thanks to the CAPC task forces that prepared these documents and to the task force advisors for their great assistance:

  •  Streaming Media Task Force: Erminia Chao, Rebecca Culbertson, Jennifer Eustis, Cyrus Ford, Annie Glerum, Ngoc-My Guidarelli, Mary Huismann, Stacie Traill, Donna Viscuglia, Jeannette Ho (chair), and Jay Weitz (advisor).
  •  DVD/Blu-ray Task Force: Marcia Barrett, Lloyd Chittenden, Julie Renee Moore, Laurie Neuerburg, Anchalee “Joy” Panigabutra-Roberts, Walter Walker, Iris Wolley, William Anderson, Cyrus Ford, Douglas King, John Lavalie, Peter LIsius, Nancy Lorimer, Lori Murphy, Scott Piepenburg, Diane Robson (chair, 2012-13), Mary Huismann (chair, 2013-15), Greta de Groat (advisor), Kelley McGrath (advisor), and Jay Weitz (advisor).

We hope these best practices will be helpful to catalogers working with these formats. Feedback is welcome, and may be directed to CAPC chair Mary Huismann.


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