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Techlib Cooperative Cataloguing Project. By Sandra Fritz. Meeting for Managers of UNESCO Documentation Networks, 8-10 June 2005. Table of content. What Why How Output Conclusion and Outlook. What. Pilot project started in 2002 as follow-up to 2001 Clearing House Workshop

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Techlib cooperative cataloguing project

Techlib Cooperative Cataloguing Project

By Sandra Fritz

Meeting for Managers of UNESCO Documentation Networks, 8-10 June 2005


Table of content

Table of content

  • What

  • Why

  • How

  • Output

  • Conclusion and Outlook

Clearing-House Workshop, 8-10 June 2005


Techlib cooperative cataloguing project

What

  • Pilot project

    • started in 2002 as follow-up to 2001 Clearing House Workshop

    • current active participants:

      - UNESCO Brasilia (since 2002)

      - UNESCO New Delhi (since 2004)

Clearing-House Workshop, 8-10 June 2005


What 2

What(2)

  • Decentralized cataloguing/indexing (Field Office) into online catalogue UNESDOC/UNESBIB with centralized quality control (UNESCO Library)

    • Basis/Techlib software

    • according to UNESCO Library descriptive cataloguing rules (AACR2 based) and UNESCO Thesaurus

    • originally: Field Office produced/sponsored documents and publications only

    • current test phase: integration of all local holdings

      (Field Office need to avoid a second local catalogue)

Clearing-House Workshop, 8-10 June 2005


Techlib cooperative cataloguing project

Why

  • Increased visibility and accessibility of Field Office produced/sponsored titles (and pdf documents) in online catalogue UNESDOC/UNESBIB

  • Avoid duplication of work, i.e. cataloguing/indexing of same materials by both Field Office and UNESCO Library

  • Common cataloguing/indexing standards

  • Strengthened cooperation with and empowerment of Field Office Doc. Centres

Clearing-House Workshop, 8-10 June 2005


Techlib cooperative cataloguing project

How

  • Provison of Basis/Techlib password and user ID

  • Supply of descriptive cataloguing and indexing guidelines

  • Continuous quality control, i.e. revision of each bibliographic record:

    →regular sending of corrections and explanations

    (e-mail and fax)

Clearing-House Workshop, 8-10 June 2005


Output

Output

  • Increased visibility and accessibility of Field Office titles in online catalogue UNESDOC/UNESBIB

New Delhi- 59 original records- 48 full text- total of 356 holdings

Brasilia- 515 original records-143 full text

- total of 830 holdings

contribution to complete UNESDOC/UNESBIB with UNESCO Field Office produced/sponsored titles

Clearing-House Workshop, 8-10 June 2005


Output 2

Output (2)

  • Increased multilingual character of UNESDOC/UNESBIB with titles and full text documents in Portuguese

  • UNESCO Brasilia:succinct cataloguing manual adapted to Field Office Doc. Centre needs

    (based on Library’s cataloguing standards)

    contribution to other prospective project participants

Clearing-House Workshop, 8-10 June 2005


Conclusion and outlook

Conclusion and Outlook

  • Project success for all involved depends on:

    • continuous sending of Field Office titles to HQ

      (pdf via HERMES / paper version) → availability

    • continuous and frequent UNESDOC/UNESBIB input by same person → routine with cataloguing rules and UNESCO Thesaurus (ca. 7000 terms)

    • Field Office documentalist/librarian with motivation, professional background and cataloguing experience

Clearing-House Workshop, 8-10 June 2005


Conclusion and outlook 2

Conclusion and Outlook (2)

  • Library’s experience:

    • constant and fruitful cooperation with Brasilia and New Delhi

    • time consuming revision and quality control

    • continuity of catalogue input not always guaranteed

      e.g. temporary participants:

      UIS Montreal (non-renewal of documentalist’s contract)

      ROSTE Venice (documentalist’s lack of time)

    • local Field Office holdings in UNESDOC/UNESBIB:

      problem of frustrated Library users if titles listed in catalogue not available at HQ →contact info in bibl. record

Clearing-House Workshop, 8-10 June 2005


Conclusion and outlook 3

Conclusion and Outlook (3)

  • Project extension with additional participating

    Field Offices:

    • long-term project

    • further planning (integration of other Techlib modules?)

    • requires supplementary Library staff resources for project management (initial training,qualitycontrol, technical optimization, etc.)

      prospective participants:

      June 2005 (UIS Montreal)

      Jan. 2006 (next participant)

Clearing-House Workshop, 8-10 June 2005


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