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  1. EIUG 14South Bank University To scope or not to scope; orWhat the users Will Janet Aucock Bibliographic Data Services Manager University of St Andrews I should have used a catalogue

  2. St Andrews • III customers since 1999 • 2007 webpacpro and rescoping • 2007 cover images, content linking, My Library record, preferred searches etc. • 2008/9 Federated searching using Webfeat and open URL resolver using 360 link • Thinking about Encore or similar • SAULCAT content policy

  3. Specialist user groups • Rare books • Film studies • Institute for Iranian Studies • Electronic resources and electronic books digitized from St Andrews collections

  4. System functionality you can use Public • Scoping • Limiting • Extra indexes • Featured lists • Extra help and information, location linking, canned searches, feeds Hidden • Database structure, data content and coding • Be strict with codes, hierarchical codes • Classmark prefixes, other identifiers

  5. Scoping: The Many Uses of Scoping in the Catalog to Help Your Patrons Locate Materials. Luis Cosmes IUG 16 Washington http://csdirect.iii.com/ppt/iug2008-k9-scoping.zip CSDirect faq at http://csdirect.iii.com/faq/scoping.shtml

  6. Rare books • Scoping • Specialist indexes • Place of publication index using 752 field • Rare book name index using 7xx.x9 for owner, donor, printer, publisher etc • Rare book keyword using 500, 510, 561, 563, 655 • Some issues with rare book keyword implementation during AVS implementation and upgrade to webpacpro

  7. Rare books • Genre headings in 655 • Local classmark search for non LC classified collections • Full use of 008 codes for illustrations and content • Language limiting is popular in this scope

  8. Rare books • Canned searches eg to link to physical or virtual collections • Collection level records and links to related collections eg Manuscripts database and photographic database • Future plans to link to images of the material

  9. Film studies

  10. Film studies • Audiovisual scope. Based on local material type code y. Covers DVDs, videos and audio cds • Quicker retrieval • More focused browse searches • Useful hyperlinks • Headings for directors, stars, leading actors and actresses, authors/screenwriters • Internet Movie Database link in each record

  11. Film studies • Showing the original production date in the title field using 245 subfield f • Country of production is entered into the 534 note field • Subject headings qualified by geographic subdivisions eg Feature films, Documentary films • Topical and personal subject headings as appropriate

  12. Film studies • Using genre headings in 655 fields • Sourced from the Library of Congress Moving Image Genre-Form Guide at http://www.loc.gov/rr/mopic/miggen.html • Constructed from genre qualified by form descriptor and source of the heading eg Comedy|vFeature.|2migfg.

  13. Film studies • RSS feeds for recently acquired DVDs • Want to add cover images and content enrichment. Adding UPCs. • Extra coding with classmark prefixes • Extra coding with item location codes • Retrospective work on adding special fields

  14. Institute for Iranian studies

  15. Institute for Iranian studies • We chose not to scope • Item location codes and prefixes • Our first open access special collection • Enabled Unicode in the webpac • Using 880 tags • Featured list of Iranian material

  16. Institute for Iranian studies • Persian language limit • Offer location linking by item location code • Special help on viewing non Roman scripts eg browser information, font information, transliteration table • Sourcing of bibliographic records • Contacts with Iran

  17. Electronic resources • Scoping • MEMSO (Medieval and early modern sources online) • Use of MARCedit software from http://oregonstate.edu/~reeset/marcedit/html/index.php • Arts server records

  18. Database maintenance • Specialist views on data not just needed for public retrieval but also for data maintenance • Crucial tools: Create Lists, Global update, batch loading and customised load tables

  19. What next? Was this Much Ado About Nothing?

  20. Feedback and positive factors • User satisfaction • Funding bids • Adverts for our progress • Open Worldcat • Records in COPAC