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HIGHLIGHTS 2010-2011

Authorities and Metadata Quality Unit


Continued to 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), making corrections in the database associated with relevant changes to authoritative headings that link to bib records in Aleph


Coordinated Baldwin cataloging projects; approximately 2,053 titles for the Egolf, Haskins, and Coffey gift collections for the Baldwin Library (Jane Anne)


Continued to work with FCLA and the Authorities Subcommittee to refine the Aleph Arrow authority reports (Priscilla & Gerald)


Continued to review unresolved files from OCLC reclamation project (Jane Anne)

Reviewed unresolved UF 019/035 bib files from OCLC reclamation project (Terri)  

Began work on LC reclassification project for the Education Library (Terri & Priscilla)


Continue to work with MSL withdrawal project as a result of science weeding project (on-going) (Terri)      


Continued to work on the Counts by bib tag error report in support of single bib (Jane Anne, Gerald & Priscilla)


Continued to review name and series authority records for Florida NACO Funnel participants: Jacksonville Public Library, FSU, FIU (Priscilla)


Continued to use the Aleph GenLoad loader to batchload MARC records for government documents and other e-resources (Gerald)

Created GenLoad profiles used by Electronic Resources Unit staff to load MARC records for e-resources (Gerald)


Began using the Aleph GenLoad loader to batchload the backlog of MARC records for EEBO (Priscilla)


Loaded records with added table of contents (Gerald)


Coordinated the cataloging of UF electronic theses/dissertations (ETDs) (Gerald)


Continued to work with the Government Documents StoDocs Cataloging Project (Terri)


Participated in CATMET cleanup day (unit)


Batchloading Summary:

Ebook title counts of records batchloaded in Aleph can be accessed @ Ebook Title Count. Record sets loaded or updated: EEBO (Priscilla), Henry Stewart Talks, Knovel, IEEE-Wiley Xplore, Lexis-Nexis Congressional Hearings, Springer e-books (in part), Synthesis (Gerald)


Authority/Data Quality Maintenance

Coordinated and assisted in the review and submission of 1,223 NACO contributions with the assistance of the backup NACO coordinator, Peter Bushnell; compiled and reported monthly statistics @ UF and NACO (Priscilla)


Coordinated the submission of 640 BIBCO contributions; compiled and reported local monthly statistics for BIBCO @ UF and BIBCO (Priscilla)


Training: (Priscilla)


Trained 3 student assistants to perform database maintenance to update name and subject headings working with NOTIS reports (Gerald)

Trained the Print & Media Unit head to use GenLoad to load MARC records for shelf-ready books (Gerald)


Series training for the Florida NACO Funnel (FSU, UNF and USF. January 26-28)


NACO training via “Go To Meetings” for NACO Nigeria Project (Priscilla)   

Committee/Conference Participation

Cataloging & Metadata Dept.

CATMET Managers Group (Priscilla & Jane Anne)

Smathers Libraries

Access Support and Circulation Discussion Group (Gerald)

Acquisitions Librarian Search Committee (Priscilla)

Library Professional Development Travel Policy Review Taskforce (Priscilla)

Affiliated Libraries Taskforce (Priscilla)

Advisory Group for Research Services and Scholarly Resources (Priscilla)

Sustained Performance Evaluation (SPEP) (Priscilla)

Professional Development Travel Committee (Jane Anne)

Convocation Planning Committee (Jane Anne)

Acq-Cat Offsite Facility Task Group (Jane Anne)


ETD (Electronic Theses and Dissertations) Committee (Gerald)


SUL Authorities Subcommittee of Technical Services Planning Committee (Priscilla; co-chair)

Advisory Group on Statewide Standards for MARC Records (Jane Anne)

Florida Library Association Annual Meeting (Gerald)


BIBCO Operations Committee representative (Priscilla)

American Library Association, Annual & Midwinter (Priscilla & Jane Anne)

ALCTS CCS Continuing Education Committee (Priscilla)

ALCTS CCS Catalog Management Interest Group (Jane Anne)

ALCTS CCS Cataloging Children’s Materials Committee (Jane Anne)


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