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Bibliographic Services > November 2001 Monthly Report

November 2001 Monthly Report

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SERVICES MONTHLY REPORT for November 2001

Bibliographic Services catalogued 6,887 titles in November 2001. This figure includes the NetLibrary title described below.

CATALOGUE ENHANCEMENT

3400 MARC records for public domain NetLibrary books and 82 records for the OCLC Worldcat set for records from the Oregon Health and Physical Education microfiche collection were loaded into Yorkline

Multivolume Clean-up Project:

Mary Slinn and Linda Smith corrected 11 titles and 54 volumes.

THE TECHNICAL SERVICES WEB RESOURCES PAGE

UPDATE

The document "Distinguishing Between a CD-ROM and an Audio-CD" from our on-line procedures manual was updated by Doug Adams. Thank you to Glenna Oleksinski for scanning in the CDs for the images in the document

http://info.library.yorku.ca/techserv/disting.htm

The document "Access to Canadian and American University Library Catalogues for

Thesis Cataloguing" http://info.library.yorku.ca/techserv/catheses.htm

was updated to add a link to the University of Maryland, Baltimore County web catalogue and to provide a metadata description for the document.

NEW LINKS

Our SmartPort procedures document http://info.library.yorku.ca/techserv/smartport2.htm

is now complete and has been added to the on-line procedures manual.

An additional SmartPort document was also prepared: SmartPort Searching Tips and Tags to Delete

http://info.library.yorku.ca/techserv/SmartPortSearching2.htm

A new Local Tools section has been added to the web page. At the moment it contains the list of classed together series used at York Libraries and the archived New Names and New Subjects lists. A description of these new lists can be found in the computing section of the monthly report

COMPUTING

Doug Fenwick, Howard Hui and Walter Griffatong identified the changes required to Bibliographic Services workstations to support SmartPort. Walter Griffatong then made the changes required on the departmental workstations.

Bob Thompson queried the Yorkline database and extracted a list of classed together series used in York University Libraries: http://theta.library.yorku.ca/series.htm The list will be posted on the Technical Services Web Resources Page under the new Local Tools category. Bob also created a "New Names" and a "New Subjects" Headings List. The lists will be generated weekly. The lists are posted in the New Local Tools category on the Technical Services Web Page: http://info.library.yorku.ca/techserv/newnameandsubs.htm

MEETINGS ATTENDED

Access to Collections Forum

November 14

H. Fraser

Bibliographic Services Appointment Committee

November 1, 12, 16, 19

20, 22

H. Fraser, C. Ohlers

Bibliographic Services Staff Meeting

November 2

All

Cataloguing Committee

November 14

D. Adams, H. Fraser,

C. Ohlers

LMC

November 19

H. Fraser

Workflows Working Group

November 12, 16, 21

H. Fraser, C. Ohlers

STAFF

Hasan Zia's contract ended on November 30, 2001.

OTHER

All staff in Bibliographic Services attended a SmartPort training session in November. Thank you very much to trainers Doug Adams, Linda Gamble and Linda Smith.

We are still experiencing various problems with the databases to which we are trying to connect via SmartPort. Doug Fenwick and Howard Hui of LCS are working with us to resolve these problems. We have also been in touch with the University of Calgary to see if they may have encountered similar problems. One of the things we will be doing in an attempt to resolve the problems is to review the SIRSI "Gateway" policies pertaining to each database.

After correspondence with the film librarian, Kathryn Elder, H. Fraser and E. Landon discussed providing links from the catalogue records of three video series, to websites that provide additional material for students, both as to the making of the series and their contents. H. Fraser showed E. Landon how to make the links to the PBS websites in the catalogue records for the following titles Free to dance; Islam : empire of faith; and The Greeks : crucible of civilization. Plans are to continue to make such links as suggested by the film librarian to websites that are provided by the firms producing the videos.


BIBLIOGRAPHIC SERVICES – STATISTICS

I. SEARCHING AND CATALOGUING WORKFLOW

Searching

COPY

AG-CANADA

OCLC

FOUND

314

243

NOT FOUND

261

101

YR. TO DATE FOUND

3891

3307

YR. TO DATE NOT FOUND

2704

1016

Searching with SmartPort

COPY

AG-CANADA

OCLC

LC

NLC

U of Alberta

U of Toronto

Melvyl

FOUND

22

106

63

48

11

65

21

NOT FOUND

16

8

2

6

5

7

10

YR. TO DATE FOUND

22

106

63

48

11

65

21

YR. TO DATE NOT FOUND

16

8

2

6

5

7

10

Records Exported to AG-Canada and OCLC

NO. OF RECORDS

MONTH/YEAR

YEAR TO DATE

Exported to AG-Canada and OCLC

2725

16, 311

Monographs in Progress

Number:

Waiting to Be Searched 0 bays

Searched and Waiting to Be Catalogued 45 bays 13 bays are Yankee books

Searched Once and No Copy Found 0 bays

Searched Twice and No Copy Found 1 3/4 bays

Visual Materials in Progress

Titles received from SMIL: 65(includes 4 donations)

Titles in progress: 276(includes 0 donations)

NFB titles catalogued: 0(Year to date: 2)

NFB titles searched: 0(Year to date: 0)

Note: SMIL staff input 3 provisional records for the Toronto Public Library donation this month.



Rush Cataloguing

1. Number of Rush Cataloguing Requests

(Identified at Other Stages): 73

Year to date:520

2. Number of Rush Requests at the In-Process Stage: 389

Year to date: 836

Found 344

Not Found 19

Returned (On-Order) 13

Returned (Already Cat.) 13

Time Spent Locating: 45 hours or 7 min./title

(3 people searching requests)

Government Documents Cataloguing

Titles catalogued include FR, SC – all formats: 238

Year to date: 2141

Serials Cataloguing

Titles catalogued: 137

Year to date:513

E-Journals Catalogued

Titles catalogued: 104

Year to date:959

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

Titles catalogued: 3430 (includes 3400 NetLibrary titles)

Year to date:5978

Maintaining URLs

Records containing URLs checked: 12401

Records containing broken links: 27

Year to Date 127

Links repaired: 21

Year to Date 121

URLs deleted: 5

Year to Date 13



ll. CATALOGUE ENHANCEMENT

A. Bibliographic Records

Maintenance on Bib. Records (Corrections) 27

Year to Date 2347

Transfers 10

Year to Date 111

Error Reports 0

Year to Date 0

Withdrawals 233(regular workflow)

Year to Date 544

# (missing list)

Year to Date #

Reinstates11

Year to Date 73

Deleted from YL11

Year to Date 1740

Deleted from AG-Canada 0

Year to Date 1991

Deleted from OCLC 34

Year to Date 45

Linking problems 0

Year to Date 18

Unlinked books linked 2

Year to Date 26

Titles recatalogued 163

Year to date 725

Titles reclassified 130

Year to date 666


B. Authorities

Authority deletions: 3

Year to Date 37

Authority Maintenance on Headings in Bibliographic Records: 93

Year to Date 1580

Authority Maintenance on Authority Records: 1

Year to Date 24

New Authority Records Created: 0

Year to Date 9

Authority Records Loaded:409

Year to Date 2220



lll. OTHER

TOTAL WITHDRAWALS AND WEEDING INCLUDING SPECIAL PROJECTS

Withdrawn

from Collection

Transfers to Storage

Withdrawn from Storage

Missing List

BG

BG REF

FROST

FROST GOV DOCS

SCOTT

SCOTT GOV DOCS

SCOTT REF

SCOTT GV

SCOTT H

SCOTT Q

1687

SCOTT R

SMIL

STEACIE

24

BOOKS REQUESTED FROM STORAGE AND TRANSFERRED BACK TO COLLECTIONS

Library

Numbers Requested

Year to date

Frost

0

2

Steacie

3

18

Scott

4

35

Journals

0

11

TOTALS

7

66

NUMBER OF DISKS COPIED FOR BOOKS WITH COMPUTER DISKS

Format

Original Disks Copies

Original Disks Year to date

Replacement Disks Copied

Replac. Disks Year to date

3 ½"

0

20

0

10

5 ¼"

0

0

0

0