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cataloging, remote work, libraries, workflows, music, reference, alma, sunyla, suny library association
Approximately 15% of Binghamton University Libraries' 28,000 musical scores are collections of scores comprising a composer's complete works. Ideally, these large, multipart, non-circulating collections are cataloged consistently with either comprehensive records for each set, or individual records for each score within the set. Our catalog is inconsistent in this approach and requires remediation. The resulting workflow maximizes flexibility in who participates, where, and when, by siloing the portion of the work requiring data processing and advanced music cataloging skills. This poster will show both the workflow for standardizing composers' collected works sets, and how the project is designed for remote work compatibility.
Floyd, David, "Composers' collected works: a case study in remote work compatible catalog maintenance" (2022). SUNY Library Association Conference.
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