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Many of the cataloging tasks were reported as only having one type of position complete them within different libraries. The majority of the time, it was a professional cataloger that would be the sole person completing the task, except in the case of MARC copy cataloging where para-professionals were more likely to be the only type of position working on the task. 36 more words
Many of the cataloging tasks were reported as being completed by people both inside the cataloging unit as well as outside. The most common tasks that are completed in and out of cataloging include ILS maintenance, e-resource maintenance, MARC copy cataloging, and Dublin Core metadata creation. 26 more words
While several of the previous posts have focused on different cataloging tasks, where they are performed, and what type of librarian or staff member completes them, there were several responses saying that these tasks aren’t completed at their institution. 80 more words
A previous post showed all of the cataloging tasks and whether they are completed inside or outside of the cataloging unit. Many of these tasks are completed both inside and outside of the cataloging unit, so the following graphs show which tasks are only completed inside or only completed outside of the cataloging unit for different institutions.
Previous posts about cataloging tasks have given lots of data showing information about where the tasks are being completed (inside or outside of the cataloging unit), the type of position completing the tasks (professional, para-professional, hourly staff), and the type of institution (doctoral, baccalaurette, etc.). 109 more words