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Outsourcing vs. Traditional Cataloging Tasks

This post will examine how outsourcing compares to cataloging tasks that are performed at libraries. Please note that the survey did not ask if these specific tasks were outsourced.  It only asked IF cataloging tasks were outsourced.  If respondents answered yes,... Continue Reading →

Outsourcing Cataloging vs. Faculty Status

This post will look at how faculty status impacts the outsourcing of cataloging.   321 respondents answered the question regarding outsourcing cataloging tasks and the faculty status of employees.  Here are the breakdowns. Do you outsource any cataloging tasks? Yes No... Continue Reading →

Outsourcing in Multi-Library Systems

This post will analyze how often and in what ways multi-library systems outsource cataloging.  You can see previous posts on the frequency of multi-library systems and more information on outsourcing in general. 323 respondents answered two questions regarding outsourcing of cataloging and... Continue Reading →

Cataloging Tasks Not Done – Analyzed by Institution Type

Overall information about cataloging tasks not completed at institutions can be found on this blog post. Larger institutions were more likely to complete all of the different cataloging tasks listed, however it is interesting to note that the only institutions... Continue Reading →

Cataloging Tasks – Completed by One Type of Position – Analyzed by Institution Type

Overall information about cataloging tasks completed by only one type of position can be found on this blog post. Many respondents from all types of institutions reported only one type of position as responsible for completing certain tasks. The most... Continue Reading →

Cataloging Tasks – Hourly Staff – Analyzed by Institution Type

A previous post with this type of data had information about Professional Catalogers, Para-Professional Catalogers, and Hourly Staff all together. This post has the data for only Hourly Staff analyzed by the type of institution. The main task that hourly... Continue Reading →

Cataloging Tasks – Para-Professional Cataloger – Analyzed by Institution Type

A previous post with this type of data had information about Professional Catalogers, Para-Professional Catalogers, and Hourly Staff all together. This post has the data for only Para-Professional Catalogers analyzed by the type of institution. Para-Professional catalogers from all institution types... Continue Reading →

Cataloging Tasks – Professional Cataloger – Analyzed by Institution Type

A previous post with this type of data had information about Professional Catalogers, Para-Professional Catalogers, and Hourly Staff all together. This post has the data for only Professional Catalogers analyzed by the type of institution. Professional catalogers were most likely to... Continue Reading →

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