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Cataloging, Collections and Technical Services
This quarter the library welcomed new library staffer Rebecca Ernest and spent significant time on staff training to get her acquainted with various library systems, including a "Boot Camp" training session for Springshare resources. Gil Kenner attended the TRB 98th Annual Meeting as a member of ABG40 the Library and Information Science for Transportation Committee. He also began work on a new Transportation Planning Data Sources LibGuide with VTRC senior research scientist Lance Dougald. Finally, Kenner had a series of meetings with Ken Winter and Wade France (VDOT's learning technology manager) about changes to the Skillsoft Books database (formerly known as Books24x7). This all needs to be updated...
|OCLC WorldCat Cataloging Statistics - Mar. 31, 2019|
|FY19 Q2||FY19 Q3|
|Holdings Added to WorldCat Records||42||22|
|Catalog Record Count|
|Dec. 31||Mar. 31|
|Print Collection Usage for the Quarter|
|Other In House/ILL||12||Hampton Roads||28|
|Total Print Usage||228||NOVA||18|
The table to the left adds the total number of print items borrowed by each VDOT geographic district (170 total) to items borrowed by VTRC, UVA personnel and others, creating a hard copy borrowing total of 228 items.
|Library Usage for the Quarter||3,223|
The table to the left shows the total collection usage for the past five quarters. The FY19 Q3 bar reflects the total seen in the chart above, 3,223 (a combination of print and virtual collection usage).