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Event Holdings Information Forum

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 07:37 pm

Please join the ALCTS CRS Holdings Information Committee at the ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas on
Saturday, June 28th from 3:00-4:00 p.m. in the Las Vegas Convention Center, Room 203 B. We have three presentations demonstrating three different perspectives on the manipulation and use of holdings data:

MarcEdit and OCLC Integration

Please join the ALCTS CRS Holdings Information Committee at the ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas on
Saturday, June 28th from 3:00-4:00 p.m. in the Las Vegas Convention Center, Room 203 B. We have three presentations demonstrating three different perspectives on the manipulation and use of holdings data:

MarcEdit and OCLC Integration

Terry Reese, the developer of the MarcEdit software program, will discuss MarcEdit and current integration opportunities, focusing on the new OCLC Metadata API service. He will demonstrate how MarcEdit has been able to utilize that service to provide deep integration to support direct and local bibliographic editing of WorldCat data directly within MarcEdit, as well as support batch holdings management through the interface. The presentation will discuss the current capabilities, some gaps, and how interested individuals could get started.

BIBFRAME, ISSN, and the Future of Serials

Regina Reynolds, Coordinator, U.S. ISSN Center, Library of Congress shares her thoughts about the ISSN and the future of serials description and access as we transition from MARC21 to BIBFRAME.

Josh Pyle, CTO and President of Dublin Six, will disuss holdings verification through the use of The AUDITOR software package. Installed on an institution’s network, The Auditor passively monitors all network traffic and makes libraries aware of every form of content that is being used and presents this information in COUNTER-style reports. The Auditor’s reports include content from every publisher on every platform, and also reports on content from open access or free information sources. Sophisticated click-stream analysis infers library holdings in real-time. Unexpected access denials, including broken links, are detected immediately.

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Event Holdings Information Forum

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 07:07 pm

“Leveraging Your Linked Data: How Promotion of Linked Data Initiatives Gives Small Projects Big Visibility”

“Leveraging Your Linked Data: How Promotion of Linked Data Initiatives Gives Small Projects Big Visibility”

We’ve seen how daring colleagues, armed with 30 minutes and a free tool, made big discoveries using even small Linked Data samples. How can these findings be communicated to the wider world—within the institution, the consortia, and beyond? What opportunities exist for Shared Print Repositories in surfacing the Linked Data efforts of their members? How might the discovery platforms play a role? What should we expect in terms of new standards in the display of Linked Data records? Please join us to discuss next steps in Linked Data.

Philip Schreur, Stanford University.
Philip Schreur is currently the Head of the Metadata Department at Stanford University. He earned a PhD from Stanford in Medieval music theory and an MLIS from the University of California, Berkeley. Philip is the Chair of the Program for Cooperative cataloging and has been deeply involved in the implementation of the new cataloging rules Resource, Description and Access (RDA) in the United States. With a mid-career move to HighWire Press, he developed an interest in the automated taxonomic analysis of digital texts. Currently, he is in charge of coordinating linked-data project development for the Stanford University Libraries (SUL). Initial areas of interest include the use of linked data as a mechanism for authority control in the digital library, the integration of linked data from disparate sources, and visualization environments.
Richard Wallis, OCLC
Richard Wallis, distinguished thought leader in Semantic Web and Linked Data technology, joined OCLC in 2012 as Technology Evangelist. Richard has been at the forefront of emerging Web and Semantic Web technologies in the wider information world for over 20 years. He is an active blogger, and was a regular podcaster in the "Talking with Talis" series. From 2008 to 2010, he hosted and chaired "Library 2.0 Gang," a monthly round-table podcast series that brought together thought leaders, movers and shakers, and executives from leading organizations in library technology. Richard most recently had been with Talis, a Linked Data and Semantic Web technology organization in the United Kingdom. He is based in Birmingham, United Kingdom.

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Event Linked Data for Holdings and Cataloging: Interactive Session

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 04:54 pm

Please join the ALCTS CRS Holdings Information Committee and the Continuing Resources Cataloging Committee at ALA Midwinter in Seattle:

Saturday, January 26th from 3:00-5:30 pm in the Washington State Convention Center. Room 611-614.

Linked Data for Holdings and Cataloging: The first step is the hardest!

Please join the ALCTS CRS Holdings Information Committee and the Continuing Resources Cataloging Committee at ALA Midwinter in Seattle:

Saturday, January 26th from 3:00-5:30 pm in the Washington State Convention Center. Room 611-614.

Linked Data for Holdings and Cataloging: The first step is the hardest!

Both Committees thank OCLC for sponsoring this session.

om pre-conferences to webinars, there is a lot of talk recently about Linked Data. However, so far only large resource-rich organizations seem to have projects underway. Is the utilization of Linked Data even possible—or relevant—for my library? How would I even get started? Join the Holdings and Cataloging Committees to learn more. In our first hour, Eric Miller of Zepheira will explain why the use of Linked Data is so exciting from a holdings perspective by sharing early findings of libraries experimenting with the Bibliographic Framework Initiative. Richard Wallis from OCLC will then discuss Linked Data from a cataloging perspective with the recent release of records for Linked Data. 

The second half of our forum, beginning at 4:30, will show real life examples put together using free tools by brave volunteers from libraries just like yours!  Violeta Ilik from Texas A&M used Viewshare to generate and customize unique, dynamic views of data about faculty members, their research areas, PhD granting institutions, and the authority records in the Virtual International Authority File (VIAF). Jeremy Myntti from University of Utah will show different ways that lots of existing metadata from digital collections can be exposed through the creation of unique user interfaces, including maps and faceting displays. Viewing data in different ways may reveal things about your data that you never knew. Eric Miller will be on hand to help interested attendees get started on their own projects. We know you are out there, come share your experiences with those eager to begin linking data!

 

Bios of participants:

 

Eric Miller is the President of Zepheira, Inc. which provides both technology and business solutions to effectively integrate, navigate and manage data across personal, group and enterprise boundaries. Most recently, Eric led the Semantic Web Initiative for the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) at MIT. During his work at the W3C, Eric's responsibilities included the architectural and technical leadership in the design and evolution of the Semantic Web. Before joining the W3C, Eric was a Senior Research Scientist at OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. in Dublin, Ohio and the co-founder and Associate Director of the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative, an open forum engaged in the development of interoperable online metadata standards that support a broad range of purposes and business models. Eric holds a Research Scientist position at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory where he is a Principal Investigator on the MIT SIMILE project focused on developing robust, open source tools based on Semantic Web technologies that improve access, management and reuse among digital resources.

 

Richard Wallis, distinguished thought leader in Semantic Web and Linked Data technology, joined OCLC in 2012 as Technology Evangelist. Richard has been at the forefront of emerging Web and Semantic Web technologies in the wider information world for over 20 years. He is an active blogger, and was a regular podcaster in the "Talking with Talis" series. From 2008 to 2010, he hosted and chaired "Library 2.0 Gang," a monthly round-table podcast series that brought together thought leaders, movers and shakers, and executives from leading organizations in library technology. Richard most recently had been with Talis, a Linked Data and Semantic Web technology organization in the United Kingdom. He is based in Birmingham, United Kingdom.

 

 

Violeta Ilik is a Continuing Resources Cataloging Librarian at Texas A&M University Library, responsible for performing original and complex copy cataloging, as well as the enhancement of records for continuing resources and monographs in all formats according to established national guidelines, standards and local procedures. She participates in formulating and implementing new cataloging procedures and guidelines,  and provides training and consultation to staff on serials and holdings management. She also collaborates with and serves as a resource for faculty and staff in the Libraries on special projects involving non-MARC metadata and crosswalks.

 

Jeremy Myntti has been the Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services at the University of Utah’s J. Willard Marriott Library since March 2012. He is responsible for optimizing metadata creation for the library’s physical and digital collections as well as identifying innovative solutions for cataloging and metadata projects. Prior to this position, he spent nine years working for Backstage Library Works (a library technical services vendor) where he managed a wide variety of projects, including cataloging, authority control, digitization, and programming projects. Jeremy holds degrees from the University of Alabama (MLIS) and Utah Valley University (BS in Music and BS in Integrated Studies).

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Event All Committee Meeting and Executive Committee Meeting (ALCTS CRS)

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 12:15 pm

All committee meeting and executive committee meeting for Continuing Resources Section

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Event Holdings Information Forum: Quality Standards in Batch Records and Adventures in Cooperative Cataloging: Many Hands Make Light Work

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 01:07 am

Timezone:
US/Pacific (-7)

In the information rich, content heavy world of today’s cataloging, you might end up with too much of a good thing—or in the case of batch records, what you end up with might not be good enough. Come learn about the valuable experience that large scale digitization projects such as HathiTrust have in collecting record information for content ingest and in creating tools to help institutions get records. Also, hear an update on the HathiTrust Print Holdings Database Project.

Timezone:
US/Pacific (-7)

In the information rich, content heavy world of today’s cataloging, you might end up with too much of a good thing—or in the case of batch records, what you end up with might not be good enough. Come learn about the valuable experience that large scale digitization projects such as HathiTrust have in collecting record information for content ingest and in creating tools to help institutions get records. Also, hear an update on the HathiTrust Print Holdings Database Project.

Cooperative cataloging allows for shared work to benefit from a variety of experienced participants. The CONSER Open Access Journal Project cooperatively targets the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) to assure that CONSER records are available for all journals in the collection. It is designed to provide on-going coverage of new titles added to DOAJ. CONSER records are used by electronic resource management and access systems to track e-journal collections such as DOAJ and other e-journal collections. Come hear more about the project and plans for future projects. Finally, some libraries have decided that they no longer want to load individual MARC records at all. Learn what other options might be possible in the form of publisher reported holdings via OCLC Worldcat. Working together, we can accomplish more.

Speakers:

Jonathan E. Rothman, Head, Library Systems Office, University of Michigan University Library
Jon Rothman is the Head of the Library Systems Office at the University of Michigan, where he has been managing the collection and use of bibliographic and holdings–related metadata for the HathiTrust. He has been working with batch-processing of library metadata for over 30 years.

Les Hawkins, CONSER Coordinator, Library of Congress
Les Hawkins has worked at the Library of Congress in several positions since 1982 and has been coordinator of the CONSER program since 2003. CONSER is the Cooperative Serials Program of the PCC, an authoritative source for bibliographic records, documentation, and training materials for serials cataloging. As CONSER Coordinator Les provides support to CONSER members in developing cooperative cataloging projects, training material and documentation.

Theodore Fons, Executive Director, WorldCat Global Metadata Network, OCLC
Ted directs three different components of OCLC's metadata services: The Batch Services group coordinates the loading and ongoing synchronization of thousands of library catalogs with WorldCat. Ted brings more than a decade of experience in the integrated library system industry to his role as Director of the WorldCat Global Metadata Network.

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Event Discovering and Cataloging Repositories and Unique Collections: An Update on Standards, Preservation, and Usage

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 12:28 pm

As more resources are indexed online and as more researchers begin their quest in a digital environment, unique local collections and institutional repositories play an ever more important role. The development of standards for these materials and ensuring their long-term preservation is crucial. Please join the Standards Committee and the Holdings Committee to learn more about RDA for Non-MARC testers. Discover how the PIRUS2 project (Publisher and Institutional Repository Usage Statistics) is enabling the recording and reporting of articles hosted by aggregators or in repositories.

As more resources are indexed online and as more researchers begin their quest in a digital environment, unique local collections and institutional repositories play an ever more important role. The development of standards for these materials and ensuring their long-term preservation is crucial. Please join the Standards Committee and the Holdings Committee to learn more about RDA for Non-MARC testers. Discover how the PIRUS2 project (Publisher and Institutional Repository Usage Statistics) is enabling the recording and reporting of articles hosted by aggregators or in repositories. Learn how preservation standards can ensure the long-term protection of digital collections.

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Discussion ALA Annual Holdings Update Forum, Universal and repurposed holdings information -- Emerging initiatives and projects, Time: Saturday, June 25, 2011 4:00-5:30 pm Location: MCC (Morial Convention Center) – Room 355

by Heather Staines on Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 01:21 pm

Universal and repurposed holdings information -- Emerging initiatives and projects

Universal and repurposed holdings information -- Emerging initiatives and projects

What volumes or issues of a journal have been published?  Are they indexed with abstract?  Who holds that journal, and what volumes or issues are held? Has anyone preserved it? Publishers, A & I services, libraries, and researchers often find their work interrupted—perhaps even stopped—by the lack of holdings information around a title. Whether the question concerns retrospective print content, born digital, or digitized content, the answer to these questions is not easily found. The forum will explore the current demand for universal publication history as well as new initiatives seeking to collect holdings information and preservation details.

 Panelists:

1.     Universal journal  issue database & Ulrich Web edition

  • David Lawrence (Editor, SafetyLit database) [presentation delivered by Julie Su, Committee Chair]
  • Yvette Diven (SerialsSolutions) 

2.      PEPRS

  • Peter Burnhill (EDINA, University of Edinburgh, UK) [presented on his behalf by Regina Reynolds (ISSN Network & Library of Congress)]

3.      OCLC Print Archives Metadata Standard and CRL Print Archives Preservation Registry (PAPR)

  • Lizanne Payne 
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Discussion 2011 Midwinter ALCTS CRS Holdings Forum: Holdings information in Electronic Content

by Julie Su on Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 09:06 pm

 

2011 ALA Midwinter ALCTS CRS Holdings Forum

Time: Saturday, January 8, 2011, 4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Place: SDCC-Room 30C

Forum Title:Holdings information in Electronic Content
Access

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2011 ALA Midwinter ALCTS CRS Holdings Forum

Time: Saturday, January 8, 2011, 4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Place: SDCC-Room 30C

Forum Title:Holdings information in Electronic Content
Access

Description:

Ensuring that users can access digital content remains a key mission for
librarians and content providers. If everything works properly, a patron
should be able to click on a link and almost magically be connected to the
content that they need. What’s behind the click? Whether this simple action
builds upon data quality in a knowledgebase, the link structure behind
OpenURL, or DOI-linking functionality from citations, many people and
services are responsible for this magic. Come learn about KBART
(Knowledgebases and Related Tools) and IOTA (Improving OpenURLs Through
Analytics) and discover how CrossRef simplifies access across the internet
through DOI-linking.

Speakers:

Christine Stohn -- KBART

Oliver Pesh -- IOTA

Carol Ann Meyer -- CrossRef

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Discussion 2010 ALA Annual Forum: Next Generation OPACs: Making the Most of Local Holdings Data

by Julie Su on Sun, Jul 25, 2010 at 10:00 pm

Time: June 26 (Saturday) 4-5:30 p.m.

Location: JW Marriott Hotel – Grand BR IV,  Washington, D.C.

Time: June 26 (Saturday) 4-5:30 p.m.

Location: JW Marriott Hotel – Grand BR IV,  Washington, D.C.

The forum presents new programs and discovery tools designed to make local holdings easily accessible and understandable on the next generation OPAC platform. Learn about OCLC’s new WorldCat Local with choices of content solutions within local library, shared catalog, consortia, and more.  Discover next generation OPAC such as Primo and Primo-Central and their mechanisms that guide users to items of interest and bring "discovery" closer to "delivery".  Come explore Google’s OPAC's efforts making local holdings visible on Google Scholar’s platform. All global content is local for someone!

Speakers: 

Matt Goldner (OCLC): Holdings in WorldCat Local

Jørgen Madsen (ExLibris): Make the most of your holdings with Primo

abhishek Jain (Google Inc.): Google Scholar & Libraries

 

 

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 To address and study matters related to holdings information for all formats, with special attention to standards, use, and functionality in the exchange and use of holdings information in and among systems.  The committee's interests include the application of holdings information wherever it appears, including in local catalogs, group catalogs, and union catalogs.  The committee will collaborate with ALA committees with related interests.

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