Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Hotlinks to OCLC Cataloging and Metadata meetings held at ALA 2009 Annual Conference

Recordings are now available for many of the OCLC Cataloging and metadata meetings held during last month’s ALA 2009 Annual Conference.

You can visit OCLC Web site to view the following hotlinks to listen to the recording and view the presentation slides.

Redesigning Technical Services Workflows – with presentations including:
Streamlining Book Metadata Workflow: A Report from NISO and OCLC presented by Todd Carpenter, NISO, and Renee Register, OCLC; The Only Constant is Change presented by Arlene Klair, University of Maryland Libraries; and Technical Services for a Radically New Reality presented by Rick Anderson, University of Utah.

Something for Everyone: How New Approaches to Metadata Management Enable Discovery – Ted Fons and Matt Goldner, OCLC, discuss how information seekers look for information and how cataloging practices can contribute to the user experience.

Integrating Technical Services and Preservation Workflows: Mainstreaming Digital Resources – After an introduction from Geri Bunker Ingram of OCLC, Amy Rudersdorf, Director, Digital Information Management Program, The State Library of North Carolina, discusses integrating a whole host of systems into a digital curation workflow, including OCLC’s Connexion tools, Digital Archive, WorldCat, Digital Collection Gateway and CONTENTdm.

WorldCat Selection Users Group – presentations included:
Lean Budgets and Staff Shortages: How the implementation of WorldCat Selection is helpful to Collections and Technical Services staff at Binghamton University, by Caryl Ward, Binghamton University and Selected Selector Selections: post-selection ordering workflows at Cornell, by Boaz Nadav-Manes, Cornell University Libraries.

WorldCat Selection partners and recent enhancements to the service by David Whitehair of OCLC. The presentations were repeated for recording after ALA.

ONIX to MARC and Back Again: New Metadata Service Options at OCLC – Renee Register, OCLC, introduces OCLC Metadata Services for Publishers and describes the process of enriching publisher title metadata to create an ONIX file for use in the publisher supply chain.

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