The IFLA Audiovisual and Multimedia Section (AVMS) is sponsoring a two-part webinar (part 1: 22 March; part 2: 23 March) will cover how to apply rules in the original RDA Toolkit and OLAC (Online Audiovisual Catalogers) best practices to catalog DVDs and Blu-rays, as well as streaming videos.

Topics will include selecting preferred sources of information, recording descriptive elements and authorized and variant access points, specialized MARC tags, and genre/form headings.  Resources will also be shared with attendees to inform them about where to go for more information.

Each of the two parts will be 90 minutes.

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Jeannette Ho holds the position of Cataloging/Metadata Librarian at Texas A&M University Libraries.  She earned a master’s degree in library and information science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1999.  She chaired the OLAC (Online Audiovisual Catalogers) task forces that developed best practices guidelines for streaming media (the original guide for AACR2 published in 2008 and one based on RDA first published in 2015).