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Bibliographic Services > January 2002 Monthly Report

January 2002 Monthly Report

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SERVICES MONTHLY REPORT for January 2002

Bibliographic Services catalogued 2342 titles in January 2002.

CATALOGUE ENHANCEMENT

This month we used our new and greatly improved procedures to check links to electronic resources in Yorkline. A Yorkline report, run monthly, to extract URLs from Yorkline, is now processed by a program created by Doug Fenwick. This program processes the Yorkline report in SECONDS and produces an HTML file suitable for running against a link checker. This new method eliminates several time consuming and cumbersome steps which were required to turn the Yorkline report into an HTML document in the former procedures. I want to thank Doug for his work to make the "link checking" process easier for us, especially since there are now over 12,000 URLS in Yorkline.

THE TECHNICAL SERVICES WEB RESOURCES PAGE

NEW LINKS

A new cataloguing memo outlining the procedures to follow when cataloguing photocopies (Ann Arbor reprints) was issued: http://info.library.yorku.ca/techserv/cataloguingphotocopies.htm

COMPUTING

Four of the new computers for Bibliographic Services were installed in early January. H. Fraser and C. Ohlers worked with H. Tsui of Library Computing to create an "image" appropriate for Bibliographic Services workstations. Despite our best efforts, it proved to be difficult to replicate the image from machine to machine. This required follow up visits from LCS staff to correct problems. As a result however, we now have a New Computer Checklist which itemizes the software required for our workstations as well as various settings which must be checked. This document will be helpful when the other new computers arrive and also on an on-going basis if machines must be replaced.

MEETINGS ATTENDED

Access to Collections Forum

Jan. 8, 30

H. Fraser

Cataloguing Committee

Jan. 16

D. Adams, H. Fraser, C. Ohlers

LMC

Jan. 14

H. Fraser

Promotions and Continuing Appointment Committee

Jan. 14

H. Fraser

Workflows Working Group

Jan. 16, 23, 29

H. Fraser, C. Ohlers

STAFF

We were pleased to welcome both Marcia Salmon as Adjunct Cataloguing Librarian on January 3rd and also Johanna Herman who joined the department on January 29th working half time as Administrative/Bibliographic Assistant to help out with Rita Carcasole's duties.

OTHER

H. Fraser attended the Ontario Library Association conference on January 31 and Feb. 1.


BIBLIOGRAPHIC SERVICES – STATISTICS

I. SEARCHING AND CATALOGUING WORKFLOW

Searching via MarcIt Editor and Passport for Windows

COPY

AG-CANADA

OCLC

FOUND

See SmartPort

See SmartPort

NOT FOUND

YR. TO DATE FOUND

4297

3390

YR. TO DATE NOT FOUND

2898

1016

Searching with SmartPort

Databases added:

Simon Fraser University Library catalogue

COPY

AG-CANADA

OCLC

LC

NLC

U of Alberta

U of Toronto

Melvyl

Laval

Simon Fraser

FOUND

73

286

119

55

47

203

97

0

0

YEAR TO DATE FOUND

190

596

213

154

86

431

197

4

0

Not found 99

Not found Year to Date 385

Records Exported to AG-Canada and OCLC

NO. OF RECORDS

MONTH/YEAR

YEAR TO DATE

Exported to AG-Canada and OCLC

1715

19, 783

Monographs in Progress

Number:

Waiting to Be Searched 3/4 bay

Searched and Waiting to Be Catalogued 45 1/2 bays (13 1/2 bays are Yankee Books)

Searched Once and No Copy Found 2 bays

Searched Twice and No Copy Found 0 bays

Visual Materials in Progress

Titles received from SMIL: 101 (includes 22 donations)

Titles in progress: 313(includes 0 donations)

NFB titles catalogued: 8(Year to date: 10)

Rush Cataloguing

1. Number of Rush Cataloguing Requests

(Identified at Other Stages): 31

Year to date:585

2. Number of Rush Requests at the In-Process Stage: 293

Year to date: 1269

Found 254

Not Found 21

Returned (On-Order) 9

Returned (Already Cat.) 9

Time Spent Locating: 35 hours or 7 min./title

(3 people searching requests)

Government Documents Cataloguing

Titles catalogued include FR, SC – all formats: 146

Year to date: 2356

Serials Cataloguing

Titles catalogued: 38

Year to date:590

E-Journals Catalogued

Titles catalogued: 24

Year to date:1035

E-Books Catalogued (includes electronic version of York theses)

Titles catalogued: 11

Year to date:6018

Maintaining URLs

Records containing URLs checked: 12 516

Records containing broken links: 10

Year to Date 156

Links repaired: 13 (includes 4 from corrections sheet)

Year to Date 148

URLs deleted: 1

Year to Date 19

Links to Holdings Problems in Webspirs Databases

Database

No. Reported

Resolved

Not Resolved

Problem

Geography

4

0

4

Citations lacked ISSN

TOTAL

4

0

4

TOTAL YEAR TO DATE ALL DATABASES

4

0

4



ll. CATALOGUE ENHANCEMENT

A. Bibliographic Records

Maintenance on Bib. Records (Corrections) 133

Year to Date 2502

Transfers 4

Year to Date 119

Error Reports 0

Year to Date 0

Withdrawals 12(regular workflow)

Year to Date 747

0 (missing list)

Year to Date 0

Reinstates7

Year to Date 84

Deleted from YL0

Year to Date 2451

Deleted from AG-Canada 0

Year to Date 2148

Deleted from OCLC 0

Year to Date 55

Linking problems 1

Year to Date 19

Unlinked books linked 0

Year to Date 28

Titles recatalogued 75

Year to date 839

Titles reclassified 23

Year to date 709

B. Authorities

Authority deletions: 0

Year to Date 40

Authority Maintenance on Headings in Bibliographic Records: 51

Year to Date 1682

Authority Maintenance on Authority Records: 0

Year to Date 25

New Authority Records Created: 2

Year to Date 13

Authority Records Loaded:298

Year to Date 2805



lll. OTHER

TOTAL WITHDRAWALS AND WEEDING INCLUDING SPECIAL PROJECTS

Withdrawn

from Collection

Transfers to Storage

Withdrawn from Storage

Missing List

BG

BG REF

FROST

5

FROST GOV DOCS

SCOTT

3

SCOTT GOV DOCS

SCOTT REF

SCOTT GV

SCOTT H

SCOTT R

SCOTT S

876

SCOTT T

102

SMIL

STEACIE

1

BOOKS REQUESTED FROM STORAGE AND TRANSFERRED BACK TO COLLECTIONS

Library

Numbers Requested

Year to date

Frost

0

3

Steacie

1

19

Scott

9

46

Journals

1

13

TOTALS

11

81

NUMBER OF DISKS COPIED FOR BOOKS WITH COMPUTER DISKS

Format

Original Disks Copied

Original Disks Year to Date

Replacement Disks Copied

Replacement. Disks Year to Date

3 ½"

4

27

0

10