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The North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG) is an independent organization that promotes communication, understanding, and sharing of ideas among all members of the serials information community.

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Friday, June 7 • 2:25pm - 3:25pm
Blueprint for Collaboration: The University of Florida Storage Documents Project

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Cataloging U.S. Government Documents is in and of itself a daunting task. When the University of Florida embarked on the “StoDocs” project to catalog pre-1976 Federal documents, they discovered additional challenges that increased the difficulty dramatically: Most staff doing the cataloging were unfamiliar with documents and had never heard of the Superintendent of Documents Classification System; the Government Documents staff who curate the collection and the indexes used to verify Superintendent of Documents call numbers were 5 miles away; the catalogers at GPO offer monographic and serial records for the same items; and all items, small and large, had to be barcoded to the specifications of a high-density storage facility. The StoDocs team came up with creative solutions to overcome these seemingly impossible difficulties and bonded in the process.

Presenters: Jan Swanbeck, Naomi Young, & Hank Young, University of Florida

 

Friday June 7, 2013 2:25pm - 3:25pm
Hyatt Grand Ballroom Foyer Two Fountain Plaza, Buffalo, New York, USA 14202

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