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Cataloging

TITLE: AUTOCAT
DESCRIPTION: Library cataloging and authorities discussion forum. Instructions are available. Archives starting 1991 are searchable and browsable.
INSTRUCTION: subscribe AUTOCAT {Firstname Lastname}
E-MAIL: Judith Hopkins, ulcjh@acsu.buffalo.edu; Douglas Winship, dwinship@acsu.buffalo.edu
KEYWORDS: cataloging, authority maintenance, catalog management

 
TITLE: COOPCAT
DESCRIPTION: Serves as a clearinghouse of information to aid in the formation of cooperative cataloging arrangements between libraries. Monthly archives.
INSTRUCTION: subscribe coopcat {Firstname Lastname}
E-MAIL: Carol Walton, cwalton@ucs.indiana.edu
KEYWORDS: cooperative cataloging

 
TITLE: EMEDIA
DESCRIPTION: A discussion forum for electronic media issues.
INSTRUCTION: subscribe emedia {Firstname Lastname}
KEYWORDS: media cataloging, electronic media

 
TITLE: GSAFD
DESCRIPTION: Discuss genre and subject access issues.
KEYWORDS: subject cataloging, subject headings

 
TITLE: HYTELNET
DESCRIPTION: A distribution list to provide updates for hytelnet catalogs.
INSTRUCTION: subscribe hytelnet
E-MAIL: Peter Scott, scottp@sky.net
KEYWORDS: catalogs, opacs

 
TITLE: INTERCAT
DESCRIPTION: This list is designed for those who joined the OCLC InterCat project and those who want to discuss the cataloging of Internet resources.
INSTRUCTION: sub INTERCAT {Firstname Lastname}
E-MAIL: jul@oclc.org
KEYWORDS: cataloging, intercat, oclc

 
TITLE: LIS-RAREBOOKS
DESCRIPTION: A forum for discussing special requirements for processing rare books; initial discussion focused on the LA RBG survey - Rare books cataloguing in the British Isles. Monthly archives.
INSTRUCTION: subscribe lis-rarebooks {Firstname Lastname}
E-MAIL: Michael Smallman, lis-rarebooks-request@mailbase.ac.uk
KEYWORDS: rare book cataloging

 
TITLE: PACS-L
DESCRIPTION: The Public-Access Computer Systems Forum (PACS-L) is an Internet list that deals with all computer systems that libraries make available to their patrons. Utilizing PACS-L, users discuss topics such as CD-ROM databases, expert systems, hypertext programs, microcomputer labs, locally mounted databases, network-based information resources, and OPAC's. The list was founded in June 1989 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr. An electronic newsletter, Public-Access Computer Systems News, is also distributed on PACS-L. The first issue was published in March 1990. Issues are sent out as messages on PACS-L. PACS-L E-mail address, send text "subscribe pacs-l {Firstname Lastname}" for subscription.
E-MAIL: Nancy Buchanan, nbuchanan@uh.edu ; Jack Hall, jhall@uh.edu ; Linda Thompson, lthompson@uh.edu
KEYWORDS: cataloging, computer systems

 
TITLE: PACS-P
DESCRIPTION: Established in January 1991 for users that want to receive PACS-L publications, but do not want to receive messages from PACS-L users. PACS-P E-mail address, send text "subscribe pacs-p {Firstname Lastname}" for subscription
E-MAIL: Charles W. Bailey, Jr., cbailey@uh.edu
KEYWORDS: cataloging, computer systems

 
TITLE: Passport for Windows
DESCRIPTION: Deals with OCLC Passport for Windows questions and issues.
INSTRUCTION: subscribe
E-MAIL: Gary Oliver, oliverg@nicanor.acu.edu
KEYWORDS: cataloging, oclc

 
TITLE: The Public-Access Computer Systems Review (PACS Review)
DESCRIPTION: The Public-Access Computer Systems Review, was an electronic journal established in September 1989. Articles are stored as individual files on the list server, and an annotated table of contents for each issue is sent out as an e-mail message to all PACS-L users. After looking over the table of contents, users can retrieve article files of interest.
E-MAIL: Pat Ensor, plensor@uh.edu ; Thomas Wilson, twilson@uh.edu
KEYWORDS: cataloging, computer systems

 
TITLE: PURL-L
DESCRIPTION: This list is for the discussion of the OCLC PURL Resolver Software. This includes bugs, suggested improvements, and its overall role in the quest for URNs.
INSTRUCTION: sub PURL-L {Firstname Lastname}
E-MAIL: purl@oclc.org
KEYWORDS: cataloging, purl, oclc

 
TITLE: SERIALST
DESCRIPTION: A discussion forum for serials processing, including cataloging, acquisitions, collection management, budgets, binding, preservation, union list, etc. Scope, purpose, commands, and contact information about the SERIALST can be viewed at the SERIALST Web Page. Monthly archives.
INSTRUCTION: ubscribe serialst {Firstname Lastname}
E-MAIL: Birdie MacLennan, bmaclenn@uvmvm.uvm.edu
KEYWORDS: serials cataloging

 
TITLE: VIDEONEWS
DESCRIPTION: Discuss video cataloging issues.
INSTRUCTION: subscribe videonews {Firstname Lastname}
KEYWORDS: video cataloging

 
TITLE: Web4Lib
DESCRIPTION: Discuss WebPAC design issues. Archives are available.
E-MAIL: Roy Tennant, rtennant@library.berkeley.edu
KEYWORDS: web issues

 
TITLE: WEBCAT-L
DESCRIPTION: Intends for library system vendors, librarians, and users to discuss how Web-interfaced Catalogs should be designed. Archives is available.
INSTRUCTION: subscribe WEBCAT-L {Firstname Lastname}
E-MAIL: Jeff Huestis, jeff-huestis@library.wustl.edu
KEYWORDS: web catalogs, web opacs

 

 

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