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Jenifer.

On Thu, 4 Jun 2020 at 03:17, Keiko Suzuki <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> ***Please excuse cross-posting***
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> The ALCTS CaMMS Cataloging Norms Interest Group is pleased to announce its
> program for the ALCTS Virtual IG Week 2020, 2:pm CDT / 3:00pm EDT / Noon
> PDT, Tuesday, June 9, 2020.
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> There will be three presentations that are relevant to what catalogers are
> dealing with today.  The presentations will be 10-15 minutes long, and
> there will be time for Q&A and possibly some relevant, related discussion
> at the end of the session.
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> Presenters: Bela Gupta, Cataloging & Metadata Librarian, Claire T. Carney
> Library, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
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> Topic: How end users’ expectations and behaviors affect cataloging norms.
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> Summary: Cataloging norms at our library in UMass Dartmouth library help
> to provide easy and direct access to library resources that represent and
> disseminate users’ needs online. In a rapidly changing environment users
> expect accessibility to not only physical resources but to a large number
> of electronic resources. To fulfil this need we provide access to new
> electronic books by ensuring their activation and representation through
> bibliographic records in the library catalog. Recently, I worked on the
> JSTOR Discovery eBooks (JSTOR eBooks EBA Pilot) Project. I  activated
> 42,033 ebooks in this CZ (Community Zone) collection and deactivated the
> electronic portfolios for which we already had access through other eBook
> collections (around 711 portfolios were deactivated). I did this in the
> cloud based Integrated Library System and Excel. Similarly, I examined and
> deleted duplicate electronic portfolios in the DOAB (Directory of Open
> Access Books). Another project was to move 4000 physical books from the
> basement to the library shelves to ensure their discoverability and access
> by our patrons. I did this virtually by moving thousands of them as a batch
> job in ExLibris Alma working with staff in Circulation and Access Services
> who moved these books physically. Users expect the latest technology so we
> withdrew VHS Tapes after reviewing their usage statistics and cataloged DVD
> formats of those tapes as those are in demand. I also created a new
> National Gallery of Art electronic books collection for the College of
> Visual and Performing Arts students. I was also involved in several
> clean-up projects to ensure that each resource whether electronic or
> physical is attached to a compatible bibliographic record in the catalog
> for access and discoverability. Keeping our users’ expectations in mind we
> also added several local MARC fields in MARCEdit and created normalization
> rules in Exlibris Alma for our physical resources.
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> Presenters:
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> Jessica L. Serrao, Metadata Librarian for Digital Collections, Clemson
> University; Scott Dutkiewicz, Metadata and Monographic Resources Team Lead,
> Clemson University; Charlotte Grubbs, Library Specialist, Clemson University
>
> Title: Metadata-from-Home: A Digital Collections Project During COVID-19
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> Summary: The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting shift to working from
> home (WFH) and online education proved a boon for digital collections. Not
> only can digital collections provide researchers remote access to rare and
> unique archival materials, but the metadata work that facilitates its
> discovery can be adapted to a WFH environment. At Clemson University
> Libraries, the metadata team facilitated a WFH project where 15 Libraries
> employees across two units are helping to describe a collection of over
> 2400 photographs. This project rose to the challenges of providing
> meaningful work to colleagues while working from home, empowering them to
> learn new skills and gain stronger understanding of metadata work, all
> while speeding up the timeframe for making this collection accessible
> online. This presentation will provide a brief overview of the project
> workflow, including how training, communication, and quality control were
> managed remotely.
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> Presenters: Graeme Williams
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> Title:  Why is language coding so bad?
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> Summary:
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> Language information can be included in the MARC record in at least six
> places (008, 041, 240, 250, 546, 650) as well as the call number.
> Inconsistent coding is exacerbated by quirks of the OPAC (e.g., the
> language facet uses the 008 but the language term in advanced search uses
> the 041).
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> In theory, a single library could apply consistent rules for language
> coding which would limit these possibilities.  In practice, records vary
> wildly.  As a result, there is no way for a patron to obtain good search
> results.  This causes particular challenges to patrons looking for
> bilingual materials.
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> I will present results from different searches (of the Palo Alto City
> Library) to show that it is unlikely that any plausible search will return
> correct and complete results for bilingual materials.
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> Please register at the ALCTS Virtual Interest Group Week site:
> http://www.ala.org/alcts/events/virtualigweek or directly to the CNIG
> session: Sign up to Attend
> <https://ala-events.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0tce-qrj0uGde5QRBLpw1SViQHmQaK5ynu>
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> Thank you and we look forward to seeing you in the session!
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> ALCTS CaMMS Cataloging Norms Interest Group (CNIG)
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> Liz Bodian ([log in to unmask]) and Keiko Suzuki (
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> Susan J. Martin ([log in to unmask]) and Alex Whelan (
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