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I am a Cataloger: Ask Me Anything 
Sponsor: Technical Services Roundtable

Date: Tuesday, April 25
Time: 3:30-4:30 pm
Location: Salon O

Session Description: 
Speakers Anona Earls (UCO), Jay Shorten (OU), and Michele Seikel (OSU) will talk about unusual cataloging problems they have encountered, and unusual items they have cataloged, and the audience can join as well, cataloging questions and stories. Moderator will be Shay Beezley (UCO). 

Shay BeezleyShay Beezley, Manager, Metadata & Cataloging at University of Central Oklahoma’s Chambers Library, will be moderating the panel discussion. Along with overseeing the Metadata & Cataloging department, she serves as primary cataloger for UCO’s eResources and advises on how to handle especially tricky cataloging issues.

Anona EarlsAnona Earls began her library career as a graduate research assistant in cataloging and reference at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Health Sciences Library. After receiving her MSLS, Anona accepted her current position as Librarian, Metadata & Cataloging for Chambers Library at UCO. 
Anona’s work at UCO includes original and copy cataloging of various materials and providing metadata expertise, chairing the Library Environment Committee, and serving as collection development liaison for the departments of Biology and Humanities & Philosophy. She is an active member in TSRT and OLA Membership Committee and has presented at TSRT’s fall workshop for the past two years. Her professional interests within librarianship include cataloging, metadata, archives, and digital collections.
Outside of the library, Anona serves as a board member for downtown Oklahoma City’s neighborhood association, Urban Neighbors. Her personal interests include travel, baking, running, animals, the arts, sustainability, and anything to do with cities.

Jay ShortenJay Shorten, Cataloger, University of Oklahoma Libraries

Michele Seikel, Professor, Oklahoma State University Libraries

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