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OLA 2018: Wrestling with Workflow
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Wrestling with Workflow

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Oklahoma Ballroom South

Metropolitan Library System's technical processing and cataloging departments conducted a workflow study in 2017.  Hear about our experiences, lessons learned, and knowledge gained!   Find out some best practices for efficiently cataloging and processing materials in your library.

Presented by: Jenny Bodenhamer and Devin McGhee
Sponsored by: Technical Services Roundtable
Areas of interest: Technical services, Assessment

Jenny BodenhamerJenny Bodenhamer is a cataloger for the Metropolitan Library System where she has worked the last six years.  She began her career studying ancient cultures and archaeology, but now she uses those research skills to dig up the best Dewey Decimal numbers and Library of Congress Subject Headings for her records.  Jenny is a graduate of the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Oklahoma.  She is currently active in the Technical Services Round Table and chairs the Continuing Education Committee.  She loves cataloging unusual items and connecting with librarians across the state.

Devin McGheeDevin McGhee has worked at Metropolitan Library System for the past 6 years, first as a library manager at the Del City Library and then as a cataloger. She uses her knowledge of customer needs and searching habits to help her make sure materials are easily accessible to staff and customers. Devin’s eclectic education in Journalism, Biology, Chemistry and Music destined her for a future in librarianship. She received her MLIS from the University of Oklahoma. When she is not pursuing her love of creating records for the library, you can find her out in the community trying to save the world.

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