Netanel Ganin named 2018 ALCTS Emerging Leader

For Immediate Release
Mon, 12/04/2017


Keri Cascio

Executive Director

Association for Library Collections & Technical Services

CHICAGO—Netanel Ganin, librarian (cataloger) at the Library of Congress National Audio Visual Conservation Center, Packard Campus, has been selected as the ALCTS-sponsored Emerging Leader for 2017-2018. Each year, the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) sponsors one Emerging Leader who has chosen collections and technical services as a career and is a member of ALCTS. After his year in the Emerging Leader Program, Netanel will serve a one-year term as intern to the ALCTS Board of Directors.

At the Packard Campus, Netanel catalogs moving image materials in a variety of formats to ensure their preservation for future generations. He is currently working on cataloging 35mm motion pictures submitted to the United States Copyright office.

Netanel is a member of ALCTS, and is currently serving on the ALCTS CaMMS Subject Analysis Committee (SAC). Additionally, he also serves as chair of the RDA Updates Standing Subgroup of Online Audiovisual Catalogers (OLAC), and as a member of the Video Games Genre/Form Working Group of SAC.

When not cataloging, classifying or thinking about same—he enjoys playing bass, folding origami and playing with his cat, Violet.

Netanel earned a B.A. at University of Massachusetts, Boston, and a M.S. in Library and Information Science from Simmons College.

ALCTS is a division of the American Library Association. An international member-driven association, ALCTS engages the library community on issues and policies that affect the acquisition, management, discovery, and preservation of library collections.