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FY19 Goals

IRM Departmental Goals

  • Implement a program of selector/liaison workshops on resource acquisitions/renewals/resource evaluation tools/ usability testing results in progress
  • Review CATF report recommendations and implement in progress


Acquisitions Unit Goals


Discovery & Resource Management Systems Unit Goals

  • Aleph Data clean-up: Identify data entry issues that create data problems as a pre-emptive step towards preparing for migration. For details and latest developments please review the Aleph Clean up Project management board. Rolling over; in progress
  • Work with Acquisitions to re-imagine and recreate our resource management processes. in progress
  • Successfully implement our second version of our CORAL ERM system. in progress
  • Successful BETA testing of FOLIO. in progress
  • CORAL/SFX/Aleph/website database list name normalization. restarted; in progress.
  • Ebook usability test. in progress
  • Make usability statistics more widely accessible and the harvesting/management of said statistics easier/automated. in progress
  • Clean up MARC record loading information on the IRM wiki. in progress


Metadata Unit Goals



FY18 Goals

IRM Departmental Goals

  • Implement a program of selector/liaison workshops on resource acquisitions/renewals/resource evaluation tools/ usability testing results moved to FY19
  • Complete work on COUNTER database and viewing in Tableau moving to DRMS for FY19
  • Review CATF report recommendations and implement in progress & moving to FY19/ * Work with Access Services on strategies to unite under the Content & Discovery division complete
    Acquisitions Unit Goals * Complete implementation of CORAL. * CORAL 2.0 implementation. * Add e-journal package title-level records. * Complete development of database API for CMS. * Staff Development * Expand dbhelp participants. * Increase copy cataloging responsibilities. * Identify potential cancellations through a review of database subscriptions. * Implement new discretionary allocations to selectors - redefine pool of selectors. * Implement new 5C Gobi approval plan. * Implement ARES workflow for Reserves ordering. * Develop ABEL bindery reporting.
    Discovery & Resource Management Systems Unit Goals
    * Streamline Aleph authorizations (e.g. 15 to 4). Currently, individuals have multiple logins, and this will provide them with one login.
    completed * Aleph Data clean-up: Identify data entry issues that create data problems as a pre-emptive step towards preparing for migration. For details and latest developments please review the Aleph Clean up Project management board.in progress * Implement EDS. Continue enhancement efforts. Train staff, “train the trainers”. Conduct a follow up a summer 2017 usability test. Complete * Work with Acquisitions to re-imagine and recreate our resource management processes and our second version of our CORAL ERM system.in progress * Review the FOLIO project and ascertain if it is a solution for the Five Colleges at this time. in progress * CORAL/SFX/Aleph/website database list name normalization. Cancelled due to the loss of our first version of CORAL. * CORAL licensing Information to display in SFX. Cancelled due to the loss of our first version of CORAL.
    Metadata Unit Goals
    * Finish cataloging NEYM books - Done * SCUA and law material transfer from Textbook Annex to Hatfield - Done * SCUA material transfer from Palmer to Hatfield - Done * Finish cataloging priority NEYM pamphlets - In progress * Convert EAD and UMarmot records to MARC records and batch upload records to OCLC and Aleph - In progress * Gifts cataloging backlog - books and DVDs - In progress * Law material transfer from Palmer to Hatfield - Pending * Finish linking all material in Du Bois - Pending * Train circ and reference staff on cataloging - Pending installation of software by Systems Unit
    —- FY17 Goals

    IRM Departmental Goals * Hire a new Metadata Librarian and replace ILS/DRMS Unit Coordinator. Hire temporary cataloger for Quaker gift monographs. * Temporary cataloger hired, starting August, 2016.
    complete * Updated job descriptions & ads to Admin. complete * Form search committee and conduct search. complete * Hire and provide on-boarding.complete * By July 1st, 2017, implement a revised departmental structure that addresses evolving workflows in technical services and directly supports the teaching, learning and research missions of the library and the university. complete * Continue documentation of workflows. complete * Conduct card-sort activity. complete * Develop possible reorganization scenarios and select best one. complete * Determine staffing and training needs and put those in place. complete * Implement new structure. complete * Establish a policy and review workflows for e-resource MARC record batch loads. complete * Develop a projects page with a submission form.complete * Move from print to electronic bookplates. complete * Implement a program of selector/liaison workshops on resource acquisitions/renewals/resource evaluation tools/ usability testing results. moved forward * Marketing of IRM department. complete
    Acquisitions Unit Goals * Integrate converted MMT position as ACQ electronic resource specialist.
    complete * Complete implementation of CORAL. complete * Complete TERMS tool with license expressions.complete * Add e-journal subscription records to Resources. complete * Implement Statistics section. moved forward to IRM goal * Identify potential cancellations through comprehensive review of journal resources. complete * Determine e-journal title perpetual access guidelines and process for maintaining records. complete * Develop, produce and promote web page of proxy bookmarklets for common browsers. complete * Complete processing of Rudman Collection. complete * Develop and implement bindery pull slip generation. complete * Complete transfer of bindery processing responsibility. complete
    Discovery & Resource Management Systems Unit * 5C billing: Automate exchange of billing information for circulation units within the 5 Colleges.
    moved forward * Streamline Aleph authorizations (e.g. 15 to 4). Currently, individuals have multiple logins, and this will provide them with one login. moved forward * Promote little-used Aleph features, like My Folder and Shelf Browse. complete * Data clean-up: Identify data entry issues that create data problems as a pre-emptive step towards preparing for migration. moved forward * Implement EDS. Beta test EDS for discovery, including implementing usability testing of discovery and related platforms. moved forward * Review and update LibWire Help Forms. complete
    Metadata Unit Goals * Start reviewing authority error reports supplied by Backstage and correcting headings.
    complete * Bring gift cataloging backlog up-to-date. complete * Streamline process for receiving shelf-ready books (batch). complete * Complete review of Silver Plus records. complete * Hire and onboard metadata librarian complete * Implement Bibnote? (assign as a project for the new metadata librarian?)on hold * Convert all EAD records for SCUA Collections to MARC (assign as a project for the new metadata librarian)pending * Clean up ETD metadata in ScholarWorks (assign as a project for the new metadata librarian)pending
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