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Cataloging, Collections and Technical Services
Gil Kenner and Ken Winter attended the annual TRB LIST Committee meeting this quarter. Gil Kenner subsequently was invited to join the LIST committee. A proof of concept of the ongoing project to digitize the VDOT Bulletin in OCLC’s ContentDM was finalized with the help of James O’Leary. Gil Kenner received the the VTRC “Employee of the Year” award. Finally, several improvements to EOS KnowledgeBuilder databases were made making Literature Searches and TA Projects more searchable.
The tables below reflect the increases in library holdings and cataloging statistics between FY17Q2 and FY17Q3.
|OCLC WorldCat Cataloging Statistics - Mar. 31, 2017|
|FY17 Q2||FY17 Q3|
|Holdings Added to WorldCat Records||54||109|
|Catalog Record Count|
|Dec 31||Mar 31|
|Print Collection Usage for the Quarter|
|Other In House/ILL||1||Salem||28|
|Hard Copy Total||267||Richmond||6|
The table to the left adds the total number of print items borrowed by each district/division of VDOT (211) to items borrowed by UVA personnel and others, creating a hard copy borrowing total of 267.
The table below adds the number of downloads from the library's virtual collection this quarter to the circulation from the library's print holdings for a total of 3,316 items borrowed or accessed this quarter.
|Library Usage for the Quarter||3,666|
The table to the left shows the total collection usage for the past five quarters. The FY17 Q3 bar reflects the total seen in the chart above, 3,666 (all print and electronic resource usage), about 11% higher than last quarter.