NCompass Live: CatExpress and WebDewey Group Discounts


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OCLC CatExpress provides web-based copy cataloging, with complete MARC records, at a low, flat-fee subscription price. WebDewey offers web-based access to enhanced versions of the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) database, based on DDC 23 and Abridged Edition 14. Christa Burns, NLC Special Projects Librarian, and Emily Nimsakont, NLC Cataloging Librarian, will give a live demonstration of these easy to use, web-based interfaces. Then you will learn how to save by joining the CatExpress or WebDewey/Abridged WebDewey group purchases.
NCompass Live - Sept. 14, 2011.

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NCompass Live: CatExpress and WebDewey Group Discounts

  1. 1. NCompass<br />Live<br />Sept. 14, 2011<br />CatExpress and WebDewey Discounts<br />Christa Burns<br />Special Projects Librarian<br />&<br />Emily Nimsakont<br />Cataloging Librarian<br />Nebraska Library Commission<br />
  2. 2. OCLC CatExpress is...<br /><ul><li>A Web-based, copy-cataloging interface to OCLC’s WorldCat™
  3. 3. Aimed at libraries and groups or consortia who catalog 7000 titles or less per year
  4. 4. Subscription-priced, based on your library’s anticipated activity level</li></li></ul><li>Benefits of CatExpress<br /><ul><li>Fast, efficient cataloging
  5. 5. Access to OCLC’s WorldCat™
  6. 6. Access from any workstation with Internet access
  7. 7. Easy to learn, simple to use (no knowledge of MARC necessary)
  8. 8. Predictable, affordable pricing</li></li></ul><li>What’s Included<br /><ul><li>All CatExpress searching
  9. 9. Setting holdings in WorldCat
  10. 10. Limited record editing – add local info
  11. 11. Printing spine and pocket labels
  12. 12. MARC Record file for loading into your local system
  13. 13. Monthly Transaction Reports</li></li></ul><li>CatExpress Group Subscription<br /><ul><li>Annual Subscription
  14. 14. 2011-2012 group subscription cost is $.99 per title
  15. 15. Levels available from 100 titles up to 7000 titles, in 100 title increments.
  16. 16. Subscription Year: July 1 – June 30
  17. 17. Join at any time – mid-year subscriptions prorated</li></li></ul><li>Check it out!<br /><ul><li>OCLC CatExpress Online Tutorial:
  18. 18. catexpress/tutorial/
  19. 19. NLC CatExpress web site:
  20. 20.</li></li></ul><li>Dewey Services in OCLC Connexion<br /><ul><li>Abridged WebDewey  online version of Abridged Edition 14</li></ul>Abridged Edition 15 coming in 2012<br /><ul><li>WebDewey  online version of the full DDC 23
  21. 21.</li></li></ul><li>Abridged WebDewey & WebDewey<br />Online versions of the print volumes, plus:<br /><ul><li>Continually revised — regular updates throughout the year
  22. 22. Ability to annotate schedule with personal and/or institution User Notes
  23. 23. Efficient, intuitive user interface</li></li></ul><li>NLC WebDewey Group Subscription<br /><ul><li>Do not have to be an OCLC member!
  24. 24. Discounted Annual Price</li></ul>WebDewey - $205 <br />Abridged WebDewey - $58<br /><ul><li>Subscription Year: Jan. 1 – Dec. 31</li></ul>Join at any time – mid-year subscriptions prorated<br /><ul><li>NLC Dewey website
  25. 25.</li></li></ul><li>Helpful Links<br /><ul><li>WebDewey Tutorial
  26. 26. tutorial/</li></ul>User Guides<br /><ul><li> dewey/
  27. 27. Updates
  28. 28.</li></li></ul><li>Questions???<br />Christa Burns<br /><br />Emily Nimsakont<br /><br />800-307-2665<br />