Critical Cataloging: Identifying and Dismantling Bias in Description

14 Jan 2021
Critical Cataloging: Identifying and Dismantling Bias in Description
Treshani Perera will discuss her experience incorporating critical cataloging principles as part of cataloging/metadata work, and provide examples and strategies for prioritizing diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice in description. Non-catalogers and/or metadata librarians are welcome to attend.

Arrangement and Description of Audiovisual Materials

28 Jun 2016
Austin, TX, USA

Learn how to arrange and describe archival sound, video, and film materials found in mixed-media archival collections. In the morning you'll focus on understanding how to work with archival audiovisual media, including sections on format identification, evaluating content, and assessing institutional capacity for providing access for researchers.

Record catalogues prior to 1959 existing in Spanish institutions available in a new database

We would like to share the good news that the index of record catalogues published before 1959 and located in several Spanish institutions is available on the website of AEDOM – the Spanish branch of IAML: Matriz (

AV data modelling study published

A study carried out by Audiovisual Preservation Solutions for the Library of Congress concerning an appropriate model for AV material has just been published: 

BIBFRAME AV Modeling Study: Defining a Flexible Model for Description of Audiovisual Resources


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