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Integrating Enhance and NACO Work into Pre-Professional Experiences: A Successful Strategy for All
Cataloging & Classification Quarterly
  • Peter Lisius, Kent State University - Kent Campus
  • Margaret Beecher Maurer, Kent State University - Kent Campus
  • Sevim McCutcheon, Kent State University - Kent Campus
  • Jacob Schaub, Kent State University - Kent Campus
Publication Date
1-1-2010
Document Type
Article
DOI
10.1080/01639374.2010.496314
Keywords
  • NACO,
  • enhance,
  • cataloging,
  • practicum,
  • graduate students,
  • pre-professionals,
  • training
Abstract
In a time where both library budgets and personnel are shrinking, pre-professionals can contribute and improve cataloging in the OCLC WorldCat database, provided they are well trained and supervised. Thus their contributions benefit everyone, not just local catalog users. They may also be fully integrated into the OCLC Regular Enhance program and the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO) workflows. This article focuses on how pre-professionals are managed in technical services at Kent State University Libraries. The article includes contributions from the perspective of management, expert cataloger-trainers, and a graduate student, and aims to provide professional catalogers with the tools to successfully establish programs for pre-professionals.
Citation Information
Peter Lisius, Margaret Beecher Maurer, Sevim McCutcheon and Jacob Schaub. "Integrating Enhance and NACO Work into Pre-Professional Experiences: A Successful Strategy for All" Cataloging & Classification Quarterly Vol. 48 Iss. 6-7 (2010) p. 610 - 633
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/sevim_mccutcheon/5/