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Sponsor: Technical Services Roundtable

Date: Wednesday, April 26
Time: 7:50-8:50 am
Location: Salon N


Session Description:
This session will cover how to determine the serial's title and find an OCLC record, how to formulate a holding record, title changes, and numbering changes.

Ila CoffmanIla Coffman is the Serials Cataloger at the University of Oklahoma Libraries. She performs original cataloging and complex copy cataloging of serials in all formats, electronic and print, and all subjects in English, Western European languages, and some non-Roman languages (with the assistance of colleagues and staff!). Ila contributes authority records for personal and corporate names to NACO. She supervises staff who do copy cataloging, maintain holdings records, create item records, and input data for the Oklahoma Union List of Serials. She has participated in metadata projects, such as has the Illustrations to Dickens, a collection of water color drawings of Dickensian characters by Joseph Clayton Clark. Ila was honored by her colleagues as the 2011 Thomas & Catherine Luccock Librarian of the Year.
Ila is a member of several professional associations. She most recently served the Oklahoma Library Association as 2013 Program Chair. Ila holds a Masters in Library and Information Studies from the University of Oklahoma and a Bachelor’s of Education from Oklahoma Wesleyan University.
Ila enjoys reading and embroidery. She belongs to a local public library book discussion group and has a long-term project to read all Newbery Medal and Honor Books, 1922 to present.

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