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Professionals interested in cataloging and classifying information resources

The Cataloging & Metadata Round Table (CMRT) is where professionals interested in cataloging and classifying information resources come together to exchange ideas, and promote the best practices and latest developments in this field. We offer programs at the TLA Annual Conference and other opportunities to connect with your peers.

When you join TLA, you receive a complimentary membership in one division, and one round table. We’re glad you joined us!



Bonnie Hauser, Chair
Scott Piepenburg, Chair-Elect
Jodene Pappas, Past-Chair
Tanesa King, Secretary-Treasurer
Laura McElfresh, Councilor
Hannah Olsen, Councilor-Alternate
Melissa Freiley, Nominating Committee and Webmaster


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