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Authorities & Metadata Quality Unit

Authorities and Metadata Quality Unit

Goals & Objectives


Goals & Objectives

Cataloging Initiatives

  • Continue to support the StoDocs Cataloging Project (Terri)


Statewide Efforts

  • Complete work on the Counts by bib tag error report with OPS help (Jane Anne and Priscilla)
  • Promote Florida NACO Funnel.  Provide information on training for New College and FAU (Priscilla)
  • Serve on regional committees and task groups

                    Advisory Group on Statewide Standards for MARC Records 

                    TSPC Authorities Subcommittee


WorldCat Improvements

  • Complete review of 019/035 fields UF bibs for Single Bib merge project (Terri)
  • Complete review of unresolved files from OCLC reclamation project  (Jane Anne)


Workflow Management

  • Complete loading of the backlog of ebook records, primarily EEBO  (Gerald & Priscilla)
  • Manage changes due to IT Project Coordinator resignation (Jane Anne)
  • Serve on local committees and task groups

                    Acq-Cat Offsite Facility Task Group

                    Affiliated Libraries Taskforce

                    Advisory Group for Research Services and Scholarly Resources


Continuing Responsibilities


Cataloging Initiatives

Complete Dewey reclassification Education project (Terri & unit)


Statewide Efforts

Continue to support the work of the Single Bibliographic Record Task Force (unit)


Workflow Management

  • Maintain the UF Libraries catalog using the Aleph Arrow authority reports generated by FCLA using the LC authority file updates for names (Priscilla), series (Jane Anne) and subjects (Gerald) 
  • Load regular updates to GPO MARCIVE records (Gerald)
  • Work on eliminating the backlog of bib heading changes for subjects and names using NOTIS reports (Gerald; students)
  • Monitor updates and coding corrections to CSUL Aleph authority resource file to help maintain authority structure for all headings used in the UF catalog   

         (Priscilla, Gerald & Jane Anne)

  • Act as liaison to Library West and Special and Area Studies Collections Department (Priscilla & Jane Anne)
  •  Load records with added table of contents  (Gerald)
  • Load microform analytics (Gerald)
  • Coordinate the cataloging of UF electronic theses/dissertations (Gerald)
  • Continue participation in CATMET cleanup day  (unit)
  • Serve on local committees and task groups

                    Electronic Theses and Dissertations Working Group

                    Professional Development Travel Committee

                    Convocation Planning Committee

                    Access Support and Circulation Discussion Group


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