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The definition of cataloging is expanding beyond work with MARC records to work with other metadata schemes. The skills of technical services staff may be the greatest hidden staff resource ever! Learn how technical services staff at Cleveland State University Library have transferred cataloging skills to work with Dublin Core metadata, helping to expand content in, a showcase for the digital collections of CSU. Barbara Strauss and Kiffany Francis will discuss the context for this transition, their "getting started" project for training technical services staff, project management and the cooperation happening between technical services and other departments. It's not your grandmother's cataloging paradigm anymore!


Ohio Valley Group of Technical Services Librarians

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Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries