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Cataloging & Metadata for Ebooks

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June 17, 2015
NISO Virtual Conference: The Eternal To-Do List: Making Ebooks work in Libraries
Cataloging & Metadata for Ebooks
Erica Findley, Cataloging/Metadata Librarian, Multnomah County Library
Sandy Macke, Catalog and Metadata Administrator, Multnomah County Library

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Cataloging & Metadata for Ebooks

  1. 1. Making e-books discoverable at Multnomah County Library NISO Virtual Conference: The Eternal To-Do List: Making Ebooks work in Libraries June 17, 2015 Erica Findley & Sandra Macke
  2. 2. Who we are Mission Multnomah County Library enriches lives by fostering diverse opportunities for all people to read, learn and connect. Multnomah County Library upholds the principles of intellectual freedom and the public's right to know by providing people of all ages with access and guidance to information and collections that reflect all points of view. Users Total Population: 735,334 Card Holders: 425,000
  3. 3. What we load OverDrive - e-books, streaming audiobooks 3M - e-books Hoopla - Streaming music, video, and audiobooks Marcive - Government documents EBL - Patron Driven Acquisitions Serial Solutions - eJournals One time/sporadic loads - Alexander Street Press, GVRL, etc.
  4. 4. OverDrive ● Our primary e-book platform ● ~175 purchases each week and growing Challenges ★ Duplicate purchases ★ New and popular titles ★ List management
  5. 5. OverDrive ● Source: SkyRiver ● Batch loaded ● Get full-ish records for all titles ● Use load table for final edits
  6. 6. OverDrive sample load table edits 1. Mat type changed from i to q or a to z by mattype translation table 2. 020-024 tags not loaded 3. 099 added - Overdrive downloadable ebook 4. 240 tags not loaded 5. 245|h changed from electronic resource to downloadable e-book 6. 500 tag added at top of group 7. 655 tag added at top of group 8. 710 OverDrive tag added in group 9. Item record created
  7. 7. Challenges ● Duplicate SkyRiver ID numbers between vendors ● Tracking what is moving between OverDrive and SkyRiver and our catalog ● Turnaround time
  8. 8. 3M Cloud Library ● One of our main e-book platforms ● ~150 purchases each week Challenges ★ Duplicate titles ★ New and popular titles ★ Discovery layer integration
  9. 9. 3M Records ● Source: 3M ● Single records ● Quality
  10. 10. 3M Records Before we load
  11. 11. 3M records Loading and updating
  12. 12. 3M Records Ongoing maintenance
  13. 13. Hoopla ● Multimedia streaming ● ~1,400 records each month, ~6,000 music Challenges ★ Delete records set
  14. 14. Hoopla Records ● Source: Hoopla ● Single records ● Quality
  15. 15. Hoopla Records Before we load
  16. 16. Hoopla Records Load and after load adjustments ● Audio and video separately ● Audiobook extra steps
  17. 17. Discoverability Adaptations ● Call number change ● Moving from Holding Records to Item Records ● Material type refinement ● Audience
  18. 18. Questions?
  19. 19. Images ● Young man, possibly Ted Hood on board MAGDALENE VINNEN https://flic.kr/p/eNHQq4 ● Eerste schooldag van een weerbarstige leerling / An unruly pupil's first day at school https://flic.kr/p/6YydMV ● [womabt] Cary Bay Zoo, Lake Macquarie, NSW, 1954 / Sam Hood https://flic.kr/p/5XP1jN

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