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HIGHLIGHTS 2011-2012

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


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


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


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


Completed 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)


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


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


Revised catalog records created by Lila Sadkin of titles in PHI Classical Latin Texts database (minigrant project) (Gerald)


Reviewed data in test SharedBib database (Priscilla, Jane Anne, Gerald)


Batchloading Summary:

E-resource title counts of records batchloaded in Aleph can be accessed @ EResourceTitleCount.  Record sets loaded or updated: EEBO (Priscilla), Henry Stewart Talks, Knovel, IEEE-Wiley Xplore, PsycBooks, Springer e-books (Gerald), streaming video/audio: Classical Music Library, Counseling & Therapy in Video, Ethnographic Video Online (Gerald)


Authority/Data Quality Maintenance

Coordinated and assisted in the review and submission of 1,022 NACO contributions with the assistance of the backup NACO coordinator, Peter Bushnell

Coordinated the submission of 858 BIBCO contributions (Jane Anne)

Began participation in the Library of Congress ECIP Program (Jane Anne) 



Series training for copy catalogers (Priscilla)

Trained student volunteer to perform database maintenance to update name and subject headings working with Arrow reports (Gerald)


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)

Professional Development Travel Committee (Jane Anne)

Convocation Planning Committee (Priscilla)

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)

ETD Working Group (SUL) (Gerald)


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

ALCTS CCS Catalog Management Interest Group (Jane Anne)

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



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