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2014

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Dead Links? No Problem. We’Re In This Together, Kathryn Lybarger May 2014

Dead Links? No Problem. We’Re In This Together, Kathryn Lybarger

Library Presentations

If you have ebooks in your catalog, chances are some of them are undead; they look like live links in the OPAC, but clicking on them will reveal a nasty surprise! Visit the ZBooks web site to see the zombies we already know about, and find tools for hunting them out of your own catalog. Let us know about new ones you’ve found, and we’ll put up a Wanted poster to spread the word!


Mining The Blob: There’S Gold In The Directory!, Kathryn Lybarger May 2014

Mining The Blob: There’S Gold In The Directory!, Kathryn Lybarger

Library Presentations

When running reports from Voyager, we usually focus on the fields deemed important enough to index, and avoid the blob version of the MARC records whenever possible. For some questions, however, the blob is not just the only way to the answer, but a surprisingly fast way as well. Though MARC is mainly used as a method to communicate bibliographic data, the format itself contains an index that can be used to quickly determine the broad shape of a record's content. In this talk, I will describe several projects in which I have specifically taken advantage of MARC's ...


Capturing Collective Updates And Upgrades: Using Oclc Worldshare Marc Record Delivery At University Of Kentucky Libraries, Julene L. Jones Apr 2014

Capturing Collective Updates And Upgrades: Using Oclc Worldshare Marc Record Delivery At University Of Kentucky Libraries, Julene L. Jones

Library Presentations

The OCLC Bibliographic Notification ("Bib Note") service has fundamentally changed in the last year, migrating to WorldShare Metadata Collection Manager, and allowing for much greater user customization of the service. The University of Kentucky Libraries have begun to utilize the new iteration of this free service and will discuss their findings from the delivered records, the impact that it has had on their workflows and the selected customizations they have made.


Global Data Change: Overview, Tips And Tricks [2014], Julene L. Jones Apr 2014

Global Data Change: Overview, Tips And Tricks [2014], Julene L. Jones

Library Presentations

This session provides an introduction to the invaluable Global Data Change client, covering the program's workflow, and best practices. The ways that the University of Kentucky has implemented GDC will be covered.