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112: RATING OF PREPAREDNESS BY LIBRARIES IN THE SAMPLE OF RECENT LIBRARY HIRES IN THE FOLLOWING CATALOGING AND METADATA COMPETENCIES: OCLC SYSTEMS AND SERVICES, BROKEN OUT BY TYPE OF COLLEGE ...................................................................... 113: RATING OF PREPAREDNESS BY LIBRARIES IN THE SAMPLE OF RECENT LIBRARY HIRES IN THE FOLLOWING CATALOGING AND METADATA COMPETENCIES: DIGITAL LIBRARIES AND COLLECTIONS ..............................................................................................................

Half of all public colleges and more than 61% of colleges with more than 10,000 students do so. Close to 30% of survey participants outsource the acquisition of updated headings and bibliographic records; more than 44% of research universities do so. Also, close to 30% obtain new bibliographic records through outsourcing. Nearly three times as many public as private colleges do so. 6% of colleges in the sample outsource item records and inventory and most of these were research universities. 69% of the libraries in the sample outsource barcoding.

35% said that they were somewhat useful. Nearly half said that they were misleading or that they detract from quality. A. granting institutions. 54% of the libraries in the sample find it useful to measure turnaround time from receipt in Cataloging to ready for shelf and more than 63% found it useful to measure this. 67% of community colleges found this very useful. 7% of the sample. 11% of them. 31%. 8%. 41% found the indicator of error rate per physical processing a very useful quality indicator, while close to 56% considered it a somewhat useful indicator.

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