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Cataloging and Metadata
George A. Smathers Libraries
University of Florida
P.O. Box 117004
1508 Union Road, Room 400
Gainesville, FL 32611-7004

Telephone: (352) 273-2675
Fax: (352) 392-4788

Division of Scholarly Resources and Research Services
Cataloging and Metadata Department

Contributed Cataloging Unit

Mission Statement

The Contributed Cataloging Unit is responsible for materials needing original or difficult shared cataloging in all subject areas and formats. In addition to provision of access to UF patrons for these materials in the library catalogs, the unit contributes new and upgraded bibliographic and authority records to the OCLC (WorldCat) database. Many of our members have special cataloging and liaison assignments with special formats and areas of the libraries as listed below.

Contributed Cataloging Unit

Goals 2013/2014 | Highlights 2012/2013 | Goals 2012/2013 | Highlights 2011/2012 | Goals 2011/2012 | Highlights 2010/2011 | Goals 2010/2011 | Highlights 2009/2010 | Goals 2009/2010

Humanities & Special Collections Unit 
Goals 2008/2009 | Accomplishments and Highlights 2007/2008


Science & Social Science Unit

Goals 2008/2009 | Annual Highlights 2008/2009 | 2007/2008

Contributed Cataloging Unit Staff

Greg Allen (Library Associate I, Departmental Web Coordinator.)
Contributes original and shared cataloging for books, maps, videos and other formats. Works independently with certain online videos and water management district technical reports. Special areas of expertise: nutrition and food science/microbiology (M.S., University of Florida, 2010). Works on the MSL Reference Desk several times a week. Serves on the President's LGBT Concerns Committee.

Jacqueline A. Brown (Library Associate II)
Contributes original and shared cataloging independently for various formats of materials. Special areas of expertise: social science, documents, Judaica. Trains new staff in cataloging and works directly with Documents Dept. to provide access to Urban and Regional European Communities documents. Part of the StoDocs cataloging team working to catalog the pre-1976 US federal documents in the Auxiliary Storage Facility.

Peter Bushnell  (Associate Librarian)
Latin American original and shared cataloging.Music original and shared cataloging. General humanities original and shared cataloging. Liaison to Departmental Branches, including Education, Music, Journalism, and Architecture and Fine Arts Libraries.

Jane Anne Carey (Assistant Librarian; original cataloger, primary assignment is in Authorities and Metadata Quality Unit)
Coordinates special data clean-up and cataloging projects. Assists with the management of database maintenance operations, including planning, budget and goal setting for reclassification and other projects. Maintains data in the local catalog and WorldCat to accurately reflect bibliographic data, including current library holdings. Original cataloging and revision of original cataloging for humanities. Liaison to Special and Area Studies Collections Department.

Susan Constantineau (Library Associate I)
Creates original cataloging records for maps and other library materials for local and national databases. Creates and edits records in various languages and formats. Special areas of expertise: maps (including antique maps), newspapers, and other serials. Also coordinates original cataloging of Florida History materials.

 Patricia Dana (Archivist; original and shared cataloger)
Feature films and non-book format cataloging (CD ROMS, laser discs, etc.)
General humanities and Special Collections original and shared cataloging
Special Collections cataloging. Serials cataloging, including newspapers.

Susan Duser (Library Associate I)
Creates original cataloging records for maps and other library materials for local and national databases. Creates and edits records in various languages and formats. Special areas of expertise: maps and graphic arts.

Jorge González  (Library Associate II)
Creates original cataloging records for cartographic and science materials independently for local and national databases, and performs copy cataloging. Special areas of expertise: geography (M.A., University of Florida, 2008), and Spanish language materials. Assists IFAS Extension Centers as needed in training for and sometimes cataloging of their collections. Assists in providing reference, training and circulation assistance at the Map Library. Helps the Latin American Collection via Development Office work. Also works as an Ask A Librarian.

Randy Jewett  (Library Associate I)
General humanities and Special Collections original and shared cataloging
Slavic languages and literature original and shared cataloging
Rare books original and shared cataloging

Special projects.

Beatriz Lugo (Library Associate I)
General humanities and Special Collections original and shared cataloging

Special Collections cataloging--Belknap Popular Culture Collection
Spanish language and literature original and shared cataloging
Rare book shared cataloging. Serials cataloging (.2 FTE). Serves on Cataloging and Metadata Dept. Training Committee.
Special projects.

Jimmie Lundgren (University Librarian and Unit Head)
Coordinates the work of the Contributed Cataloging Unit. Special areas of expertise: agriculture, science and cartographic materials. Serves as UF SACO Coordinator and SACO Mentor for the deep south. Works closely with staff of Marston Science Library and the Documents Dept. and serves as a member of the Cataloging and Metadata Dept. management team.

Hikaru Nakano (Assistant Librarian)
Chinese/Japanese/Korean language and literature original cataloging
General humanities cataloging. Contributes NACO work for Japanese and Chinese names. Chairs the department Training Committee.
Special projects include retrospective provision of vernacular terms to Oriental and Slavic languages materials in the catalog.

William C. (Hank) Young (Library Associate I)
Contributes original and shared cataloging for serials and monographs and has special responsibility for cataloging of online databases. Special areas of expertise: Librarianship (M.L.S.), Chemistry (B.S.), Physics, Mathematics. Serves on Cataloging and Metadata Dept. Training Committee. Coordinates cataloging of the Cooper Collection. Part of the StoDocs cataloging team working to catalog the pre-1976 US federal documents in the Auxiliary Storage Facility.

Contact Information:


Contributed Cataloging Unit
Cataloging and Metadata Department

Smathers Library, Room 300
George A. Smathers Libraries
University of Florida
P.O. Box 117004
Gainesville, FL 32611-7004
USA

PHONE:  (352) 273-2725

FAX:  (352) 392-7365

 

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