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Content Creation. Sue Duffy King’s Fund Information & Library Service. Background. King’s Fund - ‘an independent charitable foundation whose goal is to improve health especially in London’. Library stock. 35,000+ books 600+ journals 33,000 abstracts. Library Users. Staff Visitors

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Content creation

Content Creation

Sue Duffy

King’s Fund Information & Library Service


Background

Background

  • King’s Fund - ‘an independent charitable foundation whose goal is to improve health especially in London’


Library stock

Library stock

  • 35,000+ books

  • 600+ journals

    • 33,000 abstracts


Library users

Library Users

  • Staff

  • Visitors

  • External enquirers


Content creation1

Content Creation

  • Decision taken to create own records

    • large amount of grey literature

    • demand for immediate access to new publications

    • relatively small, specialised stock


Format changes

Format changes

  • Dispensed with almost all MARC punctuation

  • Changed the order of fields

  • Created some new fields


Marc punctuation

MARC punctuation

  • |c260Publication information

  • |v440Series

  • |u / |z856Electronic access


Order of fields

Order of fields

  • 700Chairpersonafter 110

  • 520Abstractafter 650


700 field chairperson

700 field - Chairperson


520 field abstract

520 field - Abstract


New fields created

New fields created

  • 246Variant title

  • 652Geographical location

  • 773Journal source


Variant title

Variant title

  • 246 field added because many reports acquired colloquial titles which would not otherwise feature in a record.

    • e.g. The Alder Hey Report, The Wanless Report


246 field variant title

246 field - Variant title


Journal source field

Journal Source Field

  • 773 field - devised as a standard method of giving information about an abstracted article

  • also placed out of numerical sequence in the record


773 field journal source

773 field - Journal source


Content standards

Content standards

  • Cataloguing guidelines

  • Authorities

  • Quality control


Cataloguing guidelines

Cataloguing guidelines

  • Written in house

  • Updated with each system upgrade


Authorities

Authorities

  • Use authorities only in 650 field

  • Authority file is the downloaded HMIC thesaurus


Quality control

Quality control

  • Monitored by Technical Services Librarian

  • Proof read for Current Awareness Bulletin


Recent changes

Recent changes

  • Electronic links

  • New item types for electronic formats

    • Webpubl

    • Website

    • E-Abstract


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