Technical Services Librarian Cataloger 1Statesboro Regional Public Libraries Statesboro, Georgia Tuesday February 8, 2011 Cameron Asbell MLIS 7300
Background From New Orleans, Louisiana BA in Photography from Washington State University MLIS Louisiana State University 1990Library Experience Children’s Librarian in Jacksonville, FL Reference Librarian in Columbus, GA Branch Manager in Brandon, MS Reference Librarian in Statesboro, GACataloging Experience Copy cataloger for past 4 years enjoys detail oriented work enjoys working away from public services wanted to explore a new opportunity chance to further career
4 workstations 2 cataloging desks 2 processing station for adding stamps, tattle tags and covers Books for 6 branches on carts and shelves Supplies for processing
Mostly copy Original cataloging cataloging (90%) for genealogical materials Search for authority Jim’s encoding level records in OCLC for cataloging is k, so Look for best materials he creates records for must be records, avoiding sent to a cataloging publisher records - specialist. especially pre- release records Import records Fix any errors and removes unnecessary fields
After a record is copied or created for a book book is barcoded and scanned spine labels printed and applied mylar cover put on hardback books book is sent to the owning branchAfter a record is copied or created for AV material item is re-packaged into a more durable case barcodes added and scanned into record spine labels printed and applied item is sent to the owning library
Recent population of Korean immigrants. Money given to purchase Korean books. How do you catalog them? How do the Korean patrons locate them in the catalog? Books sent to a cataloging company with a Korean cataloger and paid 10.00 each book to have a record created.
Keep the textbook – you’ll need it later AACR2 handbook & DDC books Learn about RDA (Resource Description and Access) *an evolution of the cataloging principles from AACR2 Websites suggested Dewey Summaries Dewey Blog ALA Tech Source
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