Presentation on theme: "Bibliocentre ER survey conducted, Jan. 2008 Compiled by Carmen Biron and Rekha Jaffer For the UAG Cataloguing Committee."— Presentation transcript:
Bibliocentre ER survey conducted, Jan Compiled by Carmen Biron and Rekha Jaffer For the UAG Cataloguing Committee
Introduction Purpose of survey: to determine the level of interest in moving ahead with the cataloguing on demand of remote e-resources. Of 24 colleges, 16 responded.
Survey questions 1 a. Do you wish to have remote e-resources catalogued? Yes:15 No:1 10 respondents indicated “e-books” as top priority for cataloguing. However, analysis showed no clear consensus on priorities for other types of e-resources listed on the survey.
Questions contd. 1b. Are you interested in loading records for e-books purchased through COOL shared NetLibrary at a cost? Yes:13 No:3
Questions contd. 1c. Are you interested in loading records for all e-books purchased for use by your college only, at a cost? Yes: 12 No: 4
Questions contd. 2. How do you handle e-resources now? 11 currently do not catalogue these. Others are using: E-Bookmarks; Pathfinders; vendor records sets; Serials Solutions; Librarydel.icio.us account; and some are locally loading records into their systems, or, through Bibliocentre
Questions contd. 3a. At what level would you like them to be catalogued? (level may vary by type of e-resource) 11 chose level 7 (brief); 8 chose full level.
Questions contd. 3b. If the brief level is chosen would you be willing to pay extra to obtain a higher level of cataloguing? Yes: 8 No: 8
Questions contd. 4. Would you prefer one record for print and e-version or separate records? Separate records: 7 One record: 8
Questions contd. 5a. Who should maintain URLs? Bibliocentre: 13 College: 3
Questions contd. 5b. Are you interested in re-directing URLs to a server? Yes: 10 No: 5 At the Bibliocentre: 11 At college: 0
Questions contd. 6a. Method of submission for cataloguing? Printouts:2 URLs: 12 6b. If password protected? Send printouts with URLs:8 Provide passwords: 7
Questions contd. 7. Do you wish to delete old versions of records replaced by new versions? Yes: 10 No: 4
Questions contd. 8. When do you wish to start cataloguing e-resources? Fiscal year 08/09: 13 Fiscal year 09/10: 2