Call for CAPC Participation

Newsletter Issue: 
Vol 37 no. 4 December 2017

Call for CAPC Participation
Bruce Evans, CAPC Chair

***Call for CAPC Interns***

OLAC’s Cataloging Policy Committee (CAPC) is seeking applicants for intern position with a one-year term beginning after the 2018 ALA Annual Conference. Successful completion of a one-year term as intern often leads to a full-member position afterward.

Qualifications are as follows: An interest in AV cataloging and the willingness to help out with CAPC projects. CAPC business is conducted during meetings at the ALA Midwinter and ALA Annual conferences, and electronically between conferences. Candidates for appointment to CAPC intern positions must be willing to commit time and funds as necessary to attend at least one of these inperson meetings per year.

An intern is neither guaranteed appointment to CAPC as a full voting member nor reappointment as an intern. A maximum of two (2) interns may be appointed annually; an intern may serve no more than two terms.

If you are interested in applying for the CAPC intern positions, please send a letter detailing your qualifications and your resume via e-mail to CAPC Chair Bruce Evans (Bruce_Evans@Baylor.edu) by December 22, 2017. Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have. Appointments will be made at or after ALA Midwinter 2018.

***Call for CAPC Members***

OLAC’s Cataloging Policy Committee (CAPC) is seeking applicants for full member positions with terms beginning after the 2018 ALA Annual Conference. Members serve two-year terms with possibility of reappointment to a second two-year term.

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. CAPC business is conducted during meetings at the ALA Midwinter and ALA Annual conferences, and electronically between conferences. Candidates for full member positions must be willing to commit time and funds as necessary to attend one in-person meeting per year of their term.

If you are interested in applying for the CAPC full-member positions, please send a letter detailing your qualifications and your resume via e-mail to CAPC Chair Bruce Evans (Bruce_Evans@Baylor.edu) by December 22, 2017. Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have. Appointments will be made at or after ALA Midwinter 2018. Bruce J. Evans Chair, OLAC Cataloging Policy Committee (CAPC) Assistant Director for Delivery Services Baylor University Libraries One Bear Place #97151 Waco, TX 76798-7151 office: 254-710-7863 Bruce_Evans@Baylor.edu