Cataloguing Masterclass 1:
Cataloguing Newsreels and Cinemagazines


27-28 April 2021, online

10 March

Applications open

23 March

Applications close

25 March

Successful applicants informed

25 March – 20 April

Preparatory tasks, including the following:

  • Questionnaire on systems, use of EN 19507, use of the Manual, etc, and a selected example for discussion in the online session.
  • Reading: relevant sections of the Manual (required); Newsreels in Film Archives (recommended).
  • A slide presentation.
  • An exercise in cataloguing a newsreel.

20 April

Deadline for completion of preparatory tasks

27 April

Online session 1 (time of day to be confirmed)

  • Introduction: Introducing the trainers and their own experiences of systems, the place of newsreels/cinemagazines in their collection, and their general approach to cataloguing newsreels/cinemagazines in their context.
  • Cataloguing exercise discussion: Sharing information on how the participants approached the task.

28 April

Online session 2 (time of day to be confirmed)

Group discussion of each participant’s selected example

28 April – 6 May

Post-masterclass quiz and feedback