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Restructuring the Cataloging Policy Committee to Tackle Backlogs and Support the Strategic Plan
(American Library Association, 2019-06)
In 2018 the University of Washington Libraries revamped its Cataloging Policy Committee, a group that primarily discussed national cataloging policies, into the Cataloging Policy and Practice Committee. The new iteration of the committee now serves as a forum for catalogers and cataloging stakeholders to plan and discuss ...
Technical Services Work Orders That Really Work
(SUNY Librarians Association, 2019-02)
Designing work orders for technical services departments can be daunting to understand and apply on the first try. This presentation provides guidance on creating acquisitions, cataloging, and preservation work orders that facilitate, rather than hamper, interdepartmental workflows. Drawing on experience from 2 institutions, ...
Workflow for Providing HathiTrust Access for Brittle Books
(American Library Association Association for Library Collections & Technical Services Creative Ideas in Technical Services Interest Group, 2020-06-11)
HathiTrust provides limited access to online versions of works for member libraries when current or previously held print copies fall under Section 108 conditions: when print copies of works are damaged, deteriorating, lost or stolen, and a copy is not available on the market at a fair price. To qualify for access, the library ...
Clarifying the Choices: E-Resource Metadata Strategies & Criteria
(Ex Libris Users of North America, 2019-05)
In a landscape of multiple metadata sources for E-Resource collections including the Primo Central Index, Alma’s Central KnowledgeBase, OCLC WorldShare Collection Manager, vendor record sets, locally curated metadata, and traditional title-by-title cataloging, how do technical services staff determine which source of metadata ...
Navigating Support Models for OER Publishing: Case Studies from the University of Houston and the University of Washington
The purpose of this paper is to describe programs that support Open Educational Resources (OER) publishing in academic libraries. Insights, opportunities, and challenges are shared in relation to the broader Open Education movement. This paper provides two case studies describing the development of OER publishing programs ...
Happy Together?: Communication & Collaboration Between Technical Services and IT
(American Library Association, 2020-06)
Case study of interdepartmental collaboration between UW Libraries IT and Technical Services (Acquisitions and Cataloging) departments.
Structured Collection Notes and Dashboard for Electronic Collections Management
(International Group of Ex Libris Users, 2020-09)
The University of Washington Libraries uses a variety of metadata sources, including the Alma CZ, the OCLC KB, vendor records, and manual cataloging, to provide access to ebook and streaming media collections. Information about electronic collections had previously been recorded in disparate places, including Alma, our intranet, ...
MedGen: NCBI’s Portal to Information on Medical Conditions with a Genetic Component
MedGen serves as a portal to information on genetic aspects of human health and disease. Created and maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), it aggregates clinically-relevant content from both NCBI and non-NCBI databases. MedGen summaries and curated links are designed to be particularly useful ...