Members on the Move

Newsletter Issue: 
Volume 37 no.3 September 2017

Hayley Moreno, Column Editor

OLAC Member Presentations

Many OLAC members presented or moderated at the 2017 ALA Annual Meeting. Congratulations to all these members for showcasing their work! 

Peggy Griesinger (George Mason University)

Building Successful Digital Programs at Small Institutions (ALCTS Preconference)

Jessica Schomberg (Minnesota State University, Mankato)

Negotiating Competency, Asserting Authority (Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group) 

Amy K Weiss (Florida State University)

Building on the Core: how the Core Competencies for Cataloging and Metadata

Professional Librarians Relate to Audio-Visual and Special Collections Cataloging

(Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group)

Rachel Jaffe (University of California, Santa Cruz)

Imposing Authority: Using OpenRefine to Control Uncontrolled and Out-of-control

Vocabulary Terms (Cataloging Norms Interest Group)

FAST Times in Digital Repository Metadata Remediation (Faceted Subject Access Interest Group)

Brian Falato (University of South Florida)

An Existential Crisis for Cataloging? (Cataloging Norms Interest Group)

Catherine Sassen and Diane Robson (University of North Texas)

Enhancing Discovery of Unique Collections: Get Ahead of the Game (ALCTS Program)

Jeremy Myntti (University of Utah)

Preservation Appraisal and Selection: How We Determine What Actually Needs to be Preserved (Digital Preservation Interest Group)


Bobby Bothmann (Minnesota State University, Mankato) 

Power That Is Moral: Creating a Cataloging Code of Ethics (Facilitator at the CaMMS Forum)

Sarah Hovde (Folger Shakespeare Library) 

Lead the discussion table on Cataloging and Metadata Outreach (Creative Ideas in Technical Services Interest Group)

Maggie Dull (University of Baltimore)

Transitioning Technical Services: Training Staff to Meet Evolving Needs (ALCTS Program)


Jessica Lynn Colbert, Resident Librarian at University of Utah

Congratulations to Jessica Lynn Colbert, who started her new position as Resident Librarian at the University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library. Jessica just graduated with her MLIS in May from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.