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Linked Data in MarcEdit
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An introduction to the MARC record editing software MarcEdit with reference to Linked Data in MarcEdit

MarcEdit’s linked data tool is somewhat experimental, but it allows users to automatically generate links to resolve access points from the LC or OCLC VIAF authority records. Using this tool, it is possible to append linked data to 1XX, 6XX, and 7XX fields. What follows is a brief demonstration of this functionality and a results comparison based on different options selected...

http://guides.library.illinois.edu/c.php?g=463460&p=3168070
An introduction to the MARC record editing software MarcEdit
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Survey of Emerging Cataloging Practices : Use of RDA by Academic Libraries / by Salman Haider & Primary Research Group Staff. - New York : Primary Research Group, 2016. (111 pages ; 28 cm.). ISBN: 9781574403831

Publisher: Primary Research Group (New York, United States)

Available from Booksellers: Amazon (U.S.) | Amazon (U.K.) | Amazon (France) | Amazon (Germany) | Amazon (Russia) | Research and Markets | EBay | Walmart

Following universities have acquired this book:

Universities/Catalogs - United States: WorldCat | University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States) | The University of Chicago (Chicago, United States) | Texas A&M University (Texas, United States) | Texas Tech University Libraries (Lubbock, Texas, United States) | The University of Texas at Austin (Austin, Texas, United States) | Auburn University (Auburn, Alabama, United States) | University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States) | University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States) | Catholic University of America (Washington DC, United States) | Westminster Choir College of Rider University (Princeton, NJ, United States) | St. Catherine University (St Paul, Minnesota, United States) [E-Book] | Florida State University (Tallahassee, Florida, United States) | Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, Virginia, United States) | Old Dominion University (Norfolk, Virginia, United States)

Universities - Canada: McGill University Library (Montreal, Canada) | University of Saskatchewan Library (Saskatoon, Canada) | University of Ottawa (Ottawa, Canada

Universities - Australia: University of Technology, Sydney (Sydney, Australia) | Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia)

Universities - United Kingdom: National Library of Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland)

Universities - Hong Kong: The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shatin, Hong Kong)

Universities - Qatar: UCL Qatar Library (Doha, Qatar) [Integrated library of Georgetown University, Washington D.C. in Qatar and University College London]
Social Cataloging Applications: LibraryThing | Goodreads | Open Library

About Publisher Primary Research Group (New York):

Primary Research Group is the publisher of Survey of Emerging Cataloging Practices : Use of RDA by Academic Libraries. PRG publishes research reports, surveys, and benchmarking studies for businesses, colleges, libraries, law firms, hospitals, museums, and other institutions. Based on substantial primary and secondary research, benchmarking studies by PRG allow institutions to compare their budgets, managerial decisions, technology purchases, and strategic visions to those of their peers.

Press release (New York, May 5, 2016):

Primary Research Group Inc. has published the Survey of Emerging Cataloging Practices: Use of RDA by Academic Libraries, ISBN 978-157440-383-1 The study presents data and commentary from 60 predominantly academic libraries about their use of Resource Description and Cataloging, or RDA. The questionnaire was largely designed and the summary written by award winning cataloging and metadata librarian Salman Haider... ... Data is broken out by of academic institution, tuition level, and type or Carnegie class among other variables.

The study reports on library perceptions of RDA, ease of implementation, librarian training and use, and reception by patrons, among other issues. The study presents detailed commentary on the integration of RDA with ILS systems, and reports on the impact of RDA on cataloging productivity and use of staff time. It also contains detailed information on how librarians are training for use of RDA and what resources they are using to accomplish this. The report also looks at the general state of cataloging in academic libraries with questions about budget, staffing, technology use and more.

Just a few of the report’s many finding are that:

According to the survey participants 111.72 minutes is the mean extra time needed for every 10 library items cataloged using RDA vs. prior procedures. The median time extra was 50 minutes, and the range was from 0 to 600 minutes.

A plurality of survey participants were not in favor of retro-conversion services for RDA cataloging as they do not think that it will result in saving of time and money, and high quality records. Out of all 56 responses received 26 were against retro-conversion, 12 favored it, and 18 responses contained mixed opinions.

35.59 percent of all survey participants say the library has spent “about the same” on cataloging over the past five years, while 32.20 percent estimate that they have spent “somewhat less.” Just 8.47 percent of participants say their institutions have spent “somewhat more” on cataloging.

Comments / Testimonials / Reviews:

James Weinheimer, Director of Library and Information Services, American University of Rome, Rome, Italy [July 11, 2016] -- Incredible finding (that was met with complete silence) in the report “Survey of Emerging Cataloging Practices: Use of RDA by Academic Libraries”.

Source: https://salmanhaider.blogspot.com/2015/04/books-thesis-salman-haider.html

Books and Thesis by Salman Haider on Library and Information Science, Library Cataloging, and Resource Description and Access (RDA) C...
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Library and Information Science Dissertations and Theses

https://librarianshipstudies.blogspot.com/2016/07/dissertations-theses.html

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Reference sources for doctoral and master's dissertations and theses in Library and Information Science (LIS). General reference databases are listed first which is followed by the repositories and digital libraries of individual countries and universities. It also provides information on the online availability of electronic theses through centrally-maintained digital repositories which not only ensure easy access and archiving of doctoral theses but will also help in raising the standard and quality of research.

Theses and dissertations are known to be the rich and unique source of information, often the only source of research work that does not find its way into various publication channels. Theses and dissertations remain an untapped and under-utilized asset, leading to unnecessary duplication and repetition.

This entry Library and Information Science Dissertations and Theses in the Librarian's Reference Directory is expected to be the most comprehensive listing of sources of information on LIS dissertations and theses. It will enable LIS researchers with wider dissemination of information leading to improved referral and citation. It will not only bring more visibility and greater recognition to the researchers and their work but also help improve their rankings. It will be of immense help to the researchers in the task of literature search and review of related areas. Besides the literature reviews, the availability of comprehensive sources of LIS dissertations and thesis will give information on research studies already undertaken which will also help future researchers in identifying and formulating the topic of their research. It will eliminate the possibilities for researchers ending up pursuing a topic of research that has already been undertaken at the same or other universities. ... ... ...

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Subject Indexing Process

https://librarianshipstudies.blogspot.com/2016/05/subject-indexing-process.html

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A new article in the Librarianship Studies & Information Technology blog provides an exhaustive description of Subject Indexing Process

Contents
* What is an index?
* What are the most trusted definitions of an index?
* What is subject indexing?
* What is the subject indexing process?

Index
The term ‘index’ has been derived from the Latin word ‘indicare’ which means to indicate or to point out. Here it refers to guide to a particular concept in a document.
Index is a systematic guide of items contained in a document or concepts derived from it. Items denote the name of the author, title, etc.; concepts may be like classification, cataloguing, etc. To elaborate a bit more it may be said that an index is a systematic guide to the items of published literature in a collection, or concepts derived from a collection.
The purpose of index is to locate and retrieve the needed items or concepts in a collection.
An index is consist of entries. Each entry is a unit of an index. These entries are arranged in a systematic order. ... ... ... ... (Visit below link to read complete article)

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Subject Indexing Process Contents What is an index? What are the most trusted definitions of an index? What is subject indexing? What is the subject indexing process? Index The term ‘index’ has...
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Extended Date Time Format : Glossary of Library & Information Science

http://librarianshipstudies.blogspot.com/2016/05/extended-date-time-format-glossary-of-library.html

#LIBRARIANSHIPSTUDIES #CATALOGING #RDA

A new entry in the Glossary of Library & Information Science in Librarianship Studies & Information Technology blog provides an exhaustive description of Extended Date Time Format (EDTF)

Contents
Extended Date Time Format
Availability of EDTF
Features and Structure of EDTF
Adoption of EDTF
Examples of EDTF
Tools for EDTF
Used for
References

Extended Date Time Format ➨ The Extended Date/Time Format (EDTF) is a draft date-time standard initiated by the Library of Congress with the intention of creating more explicit date formatting and addressing date types that are not currently regulated by ISO 8601. The date time format ISO 8601 describes a number of date/time features, some of which are redundant and/or not very useful, on the other hand, there are a number of date and time format conventions in common use that are not included in ISO 8601. ... ... ... ... (Visit below link to read complete article)

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Salman Haider

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Alternatives Options and Exceptions in RDA : What Every Cataloger Needs to Know

http://resourcedescriptionandaccess.blogspot.com/2016/03/alternatives-options-and-exceptions-in-rda.html

#RDABLOG #CATALOGING #RDA

New article of RDA Blog on Resource Description and Access provides a detailed explanation of Alternatives Options and Exceptions in RDA : What Every Cataloger Needs to Know

Contents:
Alternatives Options and Exceptions in RDA : What Every Cataloger Needs to Know
What are RDA Alternatives?
Example of RDA Alternatives
What are RDA Options?
Example of RDA Optional Additions
Example of RDA Optional Omissions
What are RDA Exceptions?
Example of RDA Exceptions
How to decide whether to apply the alternatives, options, or exceptions?
Note on the use of screen images from RDA Toolkit (Following RDA and RDA Toolkit Copyright Statement and guidelines)
Alternatives Options and Exceptions in RDA : What Every Cataloger Needs to Know
RDA contains a number of guidelines and instructions that are marked as alternatives, options (optional additions, optional omissions), and exceptions. Each of these is clearly identified by an italicized label, which in the RDA Toolkit appears in green color in the instruction (alternative, optional addition, optional omission, exception). A green vertical bar also appears in the left margin next of an alternative, optional, or exceptional instruction in RDA Toolkit. These allow individual libraries or cataloging agencies to make decisions based on individual considerations in cases where two or more provisions are equally valid. Guidelines for alternatives and options are provided in RDA rule 0.8, and instructions for applying exceptions is at RDA 0.9 of chapter 0. ... ... ...

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Salman Haider

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2015 State of America's Libraries Report from the American Library Association covers issues and trends of the past year related to academic libraries, school libraries and public libraries, including: Top Ten Challenged Books of 2014, Children’s and Teen Services,Public Programs, Equitable Access, Intellectual Freedom, and Accreditation Standards for library schools. National issues include: Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA),Privacy,...
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Acquisitions : Glossary of Library & Information Science

http://librarianshipstudies.blogspot.com/2015/05/acquisitions-glossary-library-information-science.html

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Acquisitions or Library Acquisitions is the process of selecting and acquiring selected materials for library and information centers in all formats including digital items, and maintaining the necessary records related to acquisitions. First the selections of materials are done according to the collection development policy of the library. It involves pre-order bibliographic searching of the library catalog to avoid duplication of materials. Then the selected materials are acquired by ordering them for purchase, exchange, or gift. This is followed by receiving the materials, checking their quality, processing invoices, making payment to vendors or individuals, and maintaining the necessary records related to acquisitions ... ... ... ... (This post is thoroughly revised with three times more added content)

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code4lib isn't entirely about code or libraries. It is a volunteer-driven collective of hackers, designers, architects, curators, catalogers, artists and instigators from around the world, who largely work for and with libraries, archives and museums on technology "stuff." It started in the fall of 2003 as a mailing list when a group of library programmers decided to create an overarching community agnostic towards any particular language or technology. For more information, check out the Code4Lib Web page: http://code4lib.org

Salman Haider

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WebDewey Number Building Tips and Tricks : Webinar Video #LIBRARIANSHIPSTUDIES

WebDewey has some exciting and useful features for users of the DDC. Attendees will learn how to use WebDewey to most efficiently build numbers when needed using the Number Building Feature. They will also learn how to create User Terms and to create and use institutional and individual Comments to share local practices in classification.

Presented on March 23, 2016 by Libbie Crawford and Caroline Saccucci.

Webinar Video added to the Librarianship Studies & Information Technology YouTube channel (Subscribe): https://www.youtube.com/c/LibrarianshipstudiesBlogspotInformationTechnology in the playlist CLASSIFICATION & SHELFLISTING

Webinar URL: https://youtu.be/W_9DzlwUSYo?list=PLZSQc_jA3AIUbhGQcyBZn_-mkpyhfCWot

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Other Title Information : Glossary of Library & Information Science

https://librarianshipstudies.blogspot.com/2016/08/other-title-information-glossary-library.html

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A new entry in the Glossary of Library & Information Science of Librarianship Studies & Information Technology blog provides an exhaustive definition of Other Title Information.

Contents

*Other Title Information

*What Other Title Information Includes and what it does not?

*Does Other Title Information need to be supplied?

*Is Other Title Information a Core Element in RDA?

*Where is data recorded for Other Title Information in MARC 21?

*Where are the rules for recording Other Title Information in RDA?

*What are the Sources of Information for Other Title Information?

*How to record Other Title Information if it is in more than one language or script?

*How to record Other Title Information if it is in more than one?

*RDA Cataloging Examples of recording Other Title Information in MARC 21

*References

OTHER TITLE INFORMATION ➨ Other Title Information is information (words or phrases, e.g. a subtitle) that appears in conjunction with, and is subordinate to, the title proper of a resource. Other Title Information is a statement appearing on the item that provides additional information about the nature of the item, its purpose, scope, form (e.g., a biography), genre (e.g., a mystery novel), contents (e.g., conference papers) or subject. It may include any phrase appearing with a title proper that is indicative of the character, contents, etc., of the resource or the motives for, or occasion of, its production, publication, etc. In the bibliographic record, Other Title Information is transcribed following the whole or part of the title proper or parallel title to which it pertains. If the information is lengthy, it may be given in a note or may be abridged ... ... ...

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Resource : Glossary of Library & Information Science

https://librarianshipstudies.blogspot.com/2016/06/resource-glossary-of-library.html

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A new entry in the Glossary of Library & Information Science of Librarianship Studies & Information Technology blog provides an exhaustive description of a Resource.

RESOURCE ➨ A work, expression, manifestation or item. The term includes not only an individual entity but also aggregates and components of such entities (e.g., three sheet maps, a single slide issued as part of a set of twenty, an article in an issue of a scholarly journal). It may refer to a tangible entity (e.g., a book, a DVD, an audiocassette, serials, sound recordings, moving images, cartographic materials, pamphlets, reports, newspapers, music scores, microfilm, microfiche etc. that are owned by a library) or an intangible entity (e.g., a website, blog, computer files, e-resources). ... ... ...

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RDA Cataloging News and RDA Bibliography

https://resourcedescriptionandaccess.blogspot.com/2016/05/rda-cataloging-news.html

#RDABLOG #RDA #CATALOGING

RDA Cataloging News and RDA Bibliography is a compilation of News, Events, Workshops, Seminars, Conferences, Training, Articles, Books, Presentations, Videos, Workshops, Training, Web Articles, Blog Posts, Reviews Etc. on Resource Description and Access (RDA), Anglo-American Cataloging Rules (AACR2), MARC21, Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR), Functional Requirements for Authority Data (FRAD), Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Data (FRSAD), Subject Cataloging, Descriptive Cataloging, BIBFRAME (Bibliographic Framework), Linked Data, Etc.

RDA Cataloging News is an initiative by RDA Blog. It combines the entries of RDA Bibliography and also items on Subject Cataloging. Please suggest entries to be included in RDA Cataloging News (preferably through RDA Cataloging - Google+ Community on Resource Description and Access (RDA) or by any other means of your wish).

This issue of RDA Cataloging News covers the period October 4, 2015, to May 2016. We are trying to make this a quarterly publication appearing in January, April, July, and October.

Contents
News
Events / Workshops / Seminars / Conferences / Training / Etc.
Web Articles / Blog Posts
Articles
Books
Presentations
Thesis
Videos

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Resource Description and Access RDA Blog Revision

https://resourcedescriptionandaccess.blogspot.com/2016/05/resource-description-and-access-rda.html

#RDABLOG #RDA #CATALOGING

Resource Description and Access RDA Blog Revision: RDA Blog has undergone some major revisions.

Contents:

1. RDA Blog has moved to HTTPS from HTTP
2. Formatting Changes in RDA Blog posts and Pages
3. References in Resource Description and Access RDA Blog
4. RDA FAQ - Resource Description and Access Frequently Asked Questions Revision

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ISO 8601 : Glossary of Library & Information Science

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A new entry in the Glossary of Library & Information Science in Librarianship Studies & Information Technology blog provides an exhaustive description ISO 8601, the Date and Time Format

ISO 8601 ➨ ISO 8601 describes an internationally accepted way to represent dates and times using numbers. It was issued by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and was first published in 1988. The purpose of this standard is to provide an unambiguous and well-defined method of representing dates and times, so as to avoid misinterpretation of numeric representations of dates and times, particularly when data are transferred between countries with different conventions for writing numeric dates and times. ... ... ... ... (Visit below link to read complete article)

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Cataloging : Glossary of Library & Information Science

http://librarianshipstudies.blogspot.com/2015/05/cataloging-glossary-library.html

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Cataloging or Library Cataloging is the process of creating and maintaining bibliographic and authority records of the library catalog, the database of books, serials, sound recordings, moving images, cartographic materials, computer files, e-resources etc. that are owned by a library. The catalog may be in tangible form, such as a card catalog or in electronic form, such as online public access catalog (OPAC). Relative to the movement of materials within technical services, cataloging usually follows the receipt of ordered books in acquisitions. The process of cataloging involves three major activities, namely, Descriptive Cataloging, Subject Cataloging, and Authority Control. ... ... ... ... (This post is thoroughly revised with three times more added content)

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