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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 ...
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.
Images of Blackness in American Children's Picture Books, 1899-1999: Selections from the UW Children's Literature Collection
(University of Washington Libraries, 2006-02)
Bibliographic essay that accompanied an exhibit of 20th-century children's books depicting African Americans, shown in University of Washington's Suzzallo-Allen Libraries, Feb.-Mar. 2006.
WorldCat Local implementation: the impact on interlibrary loan
(Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2009)
Describes the impact of WorldCat Local implementation on interlibrary loan and suggests some strategies for successful implementation.
How Adelaide Hasse Got Fired: A Feminist History of Librarianship through the Story of One Difficult Woman, 1889-1953
Adelaide Hasse was one of the most prominent and certainly the most controversial of the first generation of women librarians in the era of the New Woman. Best known for her work with government publications, she also was involved in most of the major issues of a developing profession, seldom missing an opportunity to make ...
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 ...
Public Health Outreach Forum: lessons learned
(Medical Library Association, 2001-10)
The accompanying article in this report, ‘‘Public Health Outreach Forum: Report,’’ describes the planning process and the program that constituted a forum held at the National Library of Medicine (NLM) on April 4 to 5, 2001. The forum brought together health sciences librarians who had been funded from 1998 to 2001 to ...
Professional Training in License Term Mapping to ERM Systems
(Digital Library Federation, 2008-01)
In 2006–2007, the DLF partnered with the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) to develop and present several workshops for mapping license language to Electronic Resource Management systems. The following report reviews the strategy and results of the four workshops and includes details about the curriculum and handouts ...
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 ...
Science Experiments: Reaching Out to Our Users
As we all know, it has become increasingly important for librarians to reach out to their user communities and promote the value of libraries. Convincing the faculty and students in the sciences of the value of libraries and librarians can be a particularly “hard-sell” as more and more of their primary journal literature ...