Authority records for public services perspectives from cataloging and reference
Download
1 / 40

Authority Records for Public Services: Perspectives from Cataloging and Reference - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 113 Views
  • Uploaded on

Authority Records for Public Services: Perspectives from Cataloging and Reference. Stephen Luttmann University of Northern Colorado 2009 MOUG Annual Meeting Chicago, Illinois. Why don’t more reference folks use Connexion? lack of access bad memories of authority file.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' Authority Records for Public Services: Perspectives from Cataloging and Reference' - fabian


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
Authority records for public services perspectives from cataloging and reference

Authority Records for Public Services: Perspectives from Cataloging and Reference

Stephen Luttmann

University of Northern Colorado

2009 MOUG Annual Meeting

Chicago, Illinois


Why don’t more reference folks use Connexion? Cataloging

  • lack of access

  • bad memories of authority file


In the tedious old days
in the . . . Cataloging tedious old days . . .


Tossing the bathwater saving the baby
Tossing the bathwater, Cataloging saving the baby . . .


Saving the baby and some of the bathwater
Saving the baby, Cataloging and some of the bathwater


And now you can search
. . . and now you can Cataloging search:


Search fields of varying usefulness
Search fields Cataloging (of varying usefulness)


So why should reference folks use the authority file
So why Cataloging should reference folks use the authority file?

  • what Wendy said

  • convenience

  • in ascending order of usefulness:

    • title information







Plus zero
(. . . plus zero) Cataloging



One holding and no ut in worldcat
-- one holding (and no UT) Cataloging in WorldCat



-- one. Cataloging


Searching with ut in worldcat 16 results
Searching with UT in WorldCat: Cataloging 16 results




So why should reference folks use the authority file1
So why Cataloging should reference folks use the authority file?

  • what Wendy said

  • in ascending order of usefulness:

    • title information

    • personal information



So why should reference folks use the authority file2
So why Cataloging should reference folks use the authority file?

  • what Wendy said

  • in ascending order of usefulness:

    • title information

    • personal information, and especially

      • disambiguation





So why should reference folks use the authority file3
So why Cataloging should reference folks use the authority file?

  • what Wendy said

  • in ascending order of usefulness:

    • title information

    • personal information, and especially

      • disambiguation

      • reintegralization


The dual lives of the mendez twins
The dual lives of the Cataloging Mendez twins . . .


Rafael jr and robert born 1937
Rafael Jr. and Robert, Cataloging born 1937





Robert mendez b 1937 transplant surgeon
Robert Mendez, b. 1937 – Cataloging transplant surgeon


Trumpeters transplant surgeons
Trumpeters = Cataloging transplant surgeons




The af as reference tool
The AF as reference tool: Cataloging

  • use it

  • (catalogers: keep on doing!)

  • (reference folks too:) help enhance it


ad