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Yes, indeed.

Carol

At 12:30 PM 10/2/01 -0400, John D. Byrum wrote:
>Carol: Are you going to pull together in summary fashion the
>info. which is being shared in response to your survey --
>hopefully!  John
>
>On Tue, 2 Oct 2001, Kate Harcourt wrote:
>
> > Carol
> >
> > High level paraprofessionals contribute BIBCO records (original and OCLC
> > enhance) for belles lettres only.  They receive NACO training and training
> > in classification in-house.  We went this route to free original
> > catalogers for more difficult material and to take advantage of
> > the language expertise of our support staff.
> >
> > Kate
> >
> >
> > On Mon, 1 Oct 2001, Carol Hixson wrote:
> >
> > > I have two questions that I would like to have input on from other
> > > BIBCO libraries:
> > >
> > > 1) How many of you have paraprofessional catalogers doing some of
> > > your BIBCO cataloging?
> > >
> > > (Lest anyone think that I have an axe to grind about this, one way or the
> > > other, let me just state: I think this is an institutional decision that
> > > depends
> > > on a lot of factors. It is not something that I think the PCC should
> be trying
> > > to "legislate" in any way. I am simply trying to get a sense of what
> > > current reality is for BIBCO libraries.)
> > >
> > > 2) If you do have paraprofessionals doing BIBCO cataloging, do you
> > > rely on in-house training for MARC, AACR2, subject analysis, and
> > > classification? Or do you send staff to training sessions provided by
> > > other agencies?
> > >
> > > I have personal knowledge of BIBCO workflows at four different libraries,
> > > all of which have paraprofessionals contributing BIBCO records. In my own
> > > library, all of our high level paraprofessional catalogers contribute
> BIBCO
> > > records, both full and core, original and upgraded. The training that
> they
> > > have received in general cataloging concepts and tools has largely been
> > > provided in house.
> > >
> > > Carol Hixson
> > > Head, Catalog Dept.
> > > University of Oregon
> > >
> >
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> > *Kate Harcourt                                           *
> > *Assistant Head, Original & Special Materials Cataloging *
> > *Columbia University Libraries                           *
> > *212.854.2714 (voice)   212.854.5167 (fax)               *
> > **********************************************************
> >
>
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