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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=blue face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";color:blue'>Hi Tina,<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=blue face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";color:blue'>Your folks
are correct.&nbsp; The definitions are reversed.&nbsp; I had a serious brain
cramp when I wrote that and we didn&#8217;t catch it until well into the
training. I had asked LibraryWorld for their definitions on the use of those
fields and they basically said they were interchangeable.&nbsp; I seriously apologize
for the misinformation and the confusion.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=blue face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";color:blue'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=blue face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";color:blue'>Stephanie<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=blue face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";color:blue'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><b><font size=2 face=Tahoma><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Tahoma;font-weight:bold'>From:</span></font></b><font size=2
face=Tahoma><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma'>
libworld-bounces@informe.org [mailto:libworld-bounces@informe.org] <b><span
style='font-weight:bold'>On Behalf Of </span></b>Tina Branco<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Sent:</span></b> Thursday, March 10, 2011
5:43 PM<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>To:</span></b> <st1:PersonName w:st="on">libworld@lists.maine.gov</st1:PersonName><br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Subject:</span></b> [Libworld] Holdings
records</span></font><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:11.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:11.0pt'>Hello
fellow lib world users&#8230;<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:11.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:11.0pt'>We
here at South Thomaston Public Library are having a &#8216;discussion&#8217;
about standardizing our holdings records in LW.&nbsp; We unfortunately did not
recognize the importance of everyone working from the same musical score and we
find we now have a rather discordant opus to try to clean up.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:11.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:11.0pt'>Specifically,
we are dealing with three fields in the holdings records: Collection, location
and call numbers.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:11.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:11.0pt'>We
have pretty good agreement on what constitutes a call number, but when it comes
to the definition of a collection and the definition of location, there is a
serious fissure taking place amongst us.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:11.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:11.0pt'>On
page 13 of the LW manual which Stephanie and Valerie so graciously provided we
see<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:11.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><font size=2 face=Calibri><span
style='font-size:11.0pt'>&#8220;Use <b><span style='font-weight:bold'>LOCATION</span></b>
for Adult, Juvenile and Young Adult and use <b><span style='font-weight:bold'>COLLECTION
</span></b>for genre (<st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Maine</st1:place></st1:State>,
Mystery, Romance, etc.)&#8221;</span></font><i><font face="Bradley Hand ITC"><span
style='font-family:"Bradley Hand ITC";font-style:italic'><o:p></o:p></span></font></i></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:11.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:11.0pt'>Pg
24 lists examples of &#8220;Collections&#8221; <o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:11.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:11.0pt'>Our
folks are of the mindset that these definitions are reversed, and want to make
the Collections ADULT&lt; JUV&lt;YA, and the location as the genre.&nbsp;
I&#8217;m having a real teeth pulling exercise here, and want to settle this by
saying that we should all be doing it the same way so that down the long long
long road when these catalogs might be combined into one big one, I don&#8217;t
want to have to go back and re-do 6-7000 records just to get SoThom in line
with the rest of the world.&nbsp; I&#8217;m all for small town independence,
but when we&#8217;re spending this much time and effort to cleanup our awfully
disparate records from now until the end of 2011 (it will take that long
I&#8217;m sure) I really don&#8217;t want to be faced with a re-do down the
road.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:11.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:11.0pt'>Could
you all tell me <o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:11.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=msolistparagraph style='text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2'><![if !supportLists]><font
size=2 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:11.0pt'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>1.<font
size=1 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></font></span></span></font><![endif]>Are you using the LW Manual
guidelines on pg 13 and 24?<o:p></o:p></p>

<p class=msolistparagraph style='text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2'><![if !supportLists]><font
size=2 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:11.0pt'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>2.<font
size=1 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></font></span></span></font><![endif]>If not, what are you using in the
Location and Collection field<o:p></o:p></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:11.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:11.0pt'>You
can reply off list and I&#8217;m compile if anyone else wants the info.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:11.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:11.0pt'>Thanks
for your help.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:11.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color="#1f497d" face=Calibri><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;color:#1F497D'>Tina Branco<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color="#1f497d" face=Calibri><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;color:#1F497D'>Acting Director<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color="#1f497d" face=Calibri><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;color:#1F497D'>So <st1:Street w:st="on"><st1:address
 w:st="on">Thomaston PL</st1:address></st1:Street> <o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color="#1f497d" face=Calibri><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;color:#1F497D'><a href="mailto:tbranco@hughes.net">tbranco@hughes.net</a><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color="#1f497d" face=Calibri><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;color:#1F497D'>207-593-9312<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:11.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:11.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

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