Minutes for September 1, 2004 meeting

Ian Bogus, Paul Cabelli, Ellen Calhoun, Fatima Cunha, Andrea Lakios, Elizabeth Leister, Rebecca Martinez, Jean Madden, Terry McNally, Gracemary Smulewitz (chair), Christopher Sterback, Melody Tomaszewicz (recorder), Linda Turzynski, Anne Watkins


  1. Discussion of TSCWG goals and subgroups
  2. Updating of Cataloging Utilities
  3. MARC Holdings
  4. RUL Holdings list
  5. Problem solving session

Meeting Minutes:

1. We discussed the TSCWG goals and subgroups document. TSCWG will be broken into two subgroups.

2. We discussed the impact that merging cataloging records and deleting cataloging records has on IRIS, OCLC, RLIN, and other cataloging utilities used by RUL.

3. MARC Holdings Serials inventory was discussed. Several libraries in NBL have finished their current records—Music, Kilmer, Douglass, and Chemistry. We discussed requirements to move along in this project.

4. MARC Holdings List usage was discussed.

5. Problem solving session—Journal of Chemical Physics


  1. TSCWG will split into two groups—HM and SAM
  2. HM will be served by the RUL_Holdings listserv and SM will be served by the RUL_Serials listserv
  3. HM will meet the 1st Wednesday of the month, SM will meet the 3rd Wednesday of the month
  4. A document listing these changes will be distributed to all RUL staff this week.
  5. Problem solving sessions will be set up routinely each month. Staff working on MARC Holdings problems will commit one hour each week to working on the problems.


  1. GMS—Send out document delineating changes in TSCWG
  2. PC, MT—Update powerpoint presentation
  3. MT—Finish correction of Journal of Chemical Physics at Chemistry Library


  1. MT—Report on status of Serials Inventory Project

Next meeting: October 6, 2004: TSB Building Conference room
Time: 10:00 AM
Next recorder: Linda Turzinsky
Back up recorder: Ian Bogus

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