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Priscilla Williams

Head, Authorities and Metadata Quality Unit

300 Smathers Library

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL 32611-7007

phone: 352-273-2732

fax: 352-392-7365

Education

BA --- Business Administration, Florida A&M University, April 1970    

M.A.L.I.S. --- University of South Florida, 1996

Publications

“Name Authority Challenges for Indexing and Abstracting Databases” by Bennett, D., & Williams, P., Evidence Based Library and Information Practice [Online], vol. 1 (1), 2006. Available: http://ejournals.library.ualberta.ca/index.php/EBLIP/article/view/7/0

Betsy Simpson, Priscilla Williams, Shelley Arlen, and Peter Bushnell, “Accessing Locally Created Subject Guides via the Library’s Catalog,” Collection Management, v.30, no.4, 2005.

"Growing a NACO Program: Ingredients for Success" by Betsy Simpson and Priscilla Williams, Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, vol. 40 (1), 2005

“Relocation or Dislocation: Optimizing Change in Technical Services” by Priscilla Williams, Tatiana Barr, Daniel Cromwell, Jimmie Lundgren,and Betsy Simpson, Technical Services Quarterly, vol. 20(1), 2002

 

“The Cataloger’s Workstation Revisited: Utilizing Cataloger’s Desktop” by Betsy Simpson & Priscilla Williams, Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, vol. 33 (1), 2001

 

“Inter-Library Loan Requests for Locally Held Items - Why Aren’t They

Using What We’ve Got?,” in The Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Information Supply Vol. 11 (1) 2000 with ElaineYontz and Jane Anne Carey

“Subjects For Voters: Cataloging Voter Information” by Priscilla Williams and Jimmie Lundgren, Florida Libraries, vol 47 (1), Spring 2004                          

 

Presentations

NACO Regional Trainer Workshops conducted:

        Florida State University, Tallahassee, October 23-27, 2006

        Florida International University, Miami March 17-21, 2003

        North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, May 13-17, 2002

        State Library of Florida, Tallahassee, June 4-8, 2001

American Library Association Annual Conference.  ALCTS program, Mentoring for Success: ALCTS can Help!  " The ALCTS CETRC Mentoring Program," June 24, 2007 (Invited)

 

"Automated Reclassification in the 21st Century,” American Library Association Annual

Conference, Poster Session, 2004 (Co-presenter)

 

 “Your Article Has Been Accepted,” BCALA, 5th National Conference of African

American Librarians in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Aug. 15, 2002 (panel organizer & Co-presenter) 

            

  “What’s in a Word: Improving Subject Access,” Aug. 14, 2002 at BCALA, 5th National

Conference of African American Librarians in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Aug. 15, 2002 (Co-presenter)

                                       

“Technical Services Workflow Analysis for Office Planning at the University of Florida,”

American Library Association Annual Conference, Poster Session, 2001 (Co-presenter)

 

“Training Staff to Use Cataloger’s Desktop/Classification Plus,” American Library

Association Annual Conference, Poster Session, 1999 (Co-presenter)

 

Florida Library Association’s Research Showcase presentation to discuss research article:

“Inter-Library Loan Requests for Locally Held Items - Why Aren’t They Using What We’ve Got?,” April 2001 (Co-presenter (Invited))

 

Committees

National Organizations

American Library Association (ALA), 1996- present

Government Documents Roundtable (GODORT) Cataloging Committee, 2000-2004,

     appointed (Member)

Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA), 1998- present (member)

Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), 2001- present

ALCTS Committee on the Education, Training, and Recruitment of Catalogers (CETRC),

2005-present (member (appointed); 2003-2005 (Intern (appointed)) 

ALCTS CETRC, Continuing Education Sub-Committee 2004-2006 (Member)

ALCTS CETRC, Mentoring Sub-Committee, 2006-2007 (Chair); 2005-2006 (Co-chair); 2004-2005 (Liaison)

ALCTS CCS Cataloging & Classification Research Discussion Group, 2006-2007 (Chair); 2005-2006 (co-chair)

Regional/ State Organizations

State University System, Authorities Sub-Committee of the Technical Services Planning Committee, 2003-present (Co-chair); 2002- 2003 (Member)

Florida Library Association (FLA), 1996- present

FLA Minority Recruitment Committee (FLAMRC), 2000-2001 (Chair)

 

 

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