ERM Implementation Team
Culshaw, Fong, Helgoth, Jobe, Wakimoto
presentation by the committee was rescheduled to November 16, 1-2 pm, in
demonstrated the local subject headings list (a multi-value, variable
length field) to the group. After
discussion, the group added “Primary Source” and “Asian Studies” to the
list of local subject headings. Culshaw
wonders if we should be concerned that terminology that has been used
inconsistently in the local subjects in ERM and Find Articles and More,
Recent Acquisitions, and the Subject Guides. Since the different processes drive the
decisions made in each of these areas, it might be hard to apply
consistent terminology. Members of
the task force thought that a small working group might want to look at
this issue at some point in the future.
Wakimoto observed that, after considering all of the
possibilities, Northridge opted to
use the names of its academic departments in a similar list. Local subject headings remains a
potential workflow issue.
posted the list of ERM libraries to the committee’s webpage. Baia agreed to identify libraries on the
list that are in more advanced stages of ERM implementation.
committee examined records from the catalogs of ERM libraries. The committee chose the following sample
records for its presentation:
- Historical Abstracts—Bib and
resource records from Bowling
- Project Muse—Bib and resource
records from Bowling Green
- Project Muse—Bib record from University of Washington with elements from the
resource and license records. Follow
the Package and License info to the record for American Speech.
of the committee agreed to look for a good example from an aggregator
database such as Academic Search Premier.
committee hopes to finalize details of the presentation at its next
committee added two new verbs to its approved lexicon:
- bib (bîb) v.
bib, bibs, bibbed 1. To
create a bibliographic record for an electronic resource.
- erm (ǔrm) v. erm, erms, ermed 1. To create a resource
record for an electronic resource.