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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.


We have an exciting session at TLA 2020!

Title: Thinking about changing your ILS?

When: 1:30-2:30 PM – A business meeting follows.

Description: Librarians share their experiences selecting a new ILS for their institutions. Learn to evaluate and implement both traditional vendor products and open source ILS.


  • Bonnie Hauser, Austin ISD
  • Catherine Ingram, Cedar Park Public Library
  • Hannah Olsen, Duncanville Public Library
  • Mary Scanlon Rausch, West Texas A&M University
  • Jesse James Saunders, Austin Community College

Professional Development:

Cataloging & Classification Quarterly has a special issue “back to basics” and has a call for papers. Additional information can be found here.


Bonnie Hauser, Chair
Jodene Pappas, Past-Chair
Hannah Olsen, Councilor
Nikita Mohammed, Webmaster

Vacant positions:

Councilor – Alternate
Nominating Committee

If you’re interested in any of these positions, please e-mail Bonnie Hauser at

Interesting in volunteering? Please fill out this form and we’ll be in touch!

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