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Abstract

This study looks at current workflows, practices and preparations for the future among North American Hebraica catalogers in academic, government and other special libraries and archives, The survey explores the demographics of the Hebraica cataloging community. Questions were asked about what types of materials this group processes, workplace responsibilities, and metadata practices and trends. The author was very interested to know what steps and types of training Hebraica catalogers are undertaking to learn about new technologies and tools being developed to describe bibliographic and digital resources.

Author Biography & Related Information

Heidi Lerner is the Metadata Librarian for Hebraica and Judaica at the Stanford University Libraries. She has been active in the field of Judaica Librarianship for over 25 years. She has given presentations at many conferences of the Association of Jewish Libraries (AJL) and Association of Jewish Studies (AJS). Her publications have appeared in academic journals related to librarianship and Jewish Studies

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