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(University of Washington, 2005)
Research 101 is an interactive online tutorial for students wanting an introduction to research skills. The tutorial covers the basics, including how to select a topic and develop research questions, as well as how to select, search for, find, and evaluate information sources. Research 101 is intended to help improve how you ...
What's in a (Family) Name? DACS, LCSH, and Mixed-Standard Catalogs
The source code "dacs" was recently approved by the Library of Congress Network Development and MARC Standards Office for use in MARC field 600, subfield ‡2. Catalogers who follow DACS (Describing Archives: A Content Standard) to describe archival materials in MARC records should use the new code to identify DACS as the source ...
SACO Participants' Manual
(Library of Congress, Cataloging Distribution Service, 2001)
The SACO Participants' Manual provides easy-to-use guidance for libraries proposing new Library of Congress subject headings and LC classification numbers and for libraries submitting change proposals for existing subject headings and classification.
My Gateway at the University of Washington
(Information Technology and Libraries, 2000-12)
Much of the content of the University of Washington Libraries' Information Gateway is generated from an SQL database extracted from the libraries' OPAC. The database, known locally as the Digital Registry, drives multiple services on the Information Gateway. My Gateway is the personalized component of the Information Gateway ...
Website Redesign: The University of Washington Libraries’ Experience
(Emerald Group Publishing, 2006)
Purpose: This article is a case study of a large academic library’s website redesign, undertaken during the 2003-2004 academic year. Methodology: During the redesign process, numerous methods of eliciting user feedback were used; this included an online survey, focus groups with each of the Libraries’ primary user ...
Electronic Resource Management in Libraries
The growth of reliance on electronic resources in libraries has led to the recognition of electronic resource management as a new problem area and specialty within librarianship and to the development of a variety of electronic resource management systems and services that have been widely adopted by libraries. These developments ...
Indexing and display recommendations for linking fields (7XX) : a report to CPC.
(University of Washington Libraries., 2003-04-10)
At the Cataloging Policy Committee meeting in November 2002, an overview was presented on the changes in the cataloging rules that would be implemented nationally on December 1, 2002. Examples of links that would be made for integrating resources were shown, and a discussion was held about access to the data included in ...
Methodological Diversity and Assessment Sustainability: Growing the Culture of Assessment at the University of Washington Libraries
The University of Washington Libraries has been active in library assessment since 1991 and is frequently mentioned as one of the few academic libraries with a thriving culture of assessment. During the past fifteen years the assessment program has grown steadily, moving from a one-time large-scale survey to an ongoing ...
Libraries and the Evolving Nature of Scholarship
(American Library Association, 2005-07)
No abstract or description.
World Treaty Index
The World Treaty Index provides access to over 55,000 treaties of the 20th century, from sources ranging from the United Nations Treaty Series to various national indexes, gazettes, and official files.