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    • Being a Librarian 

      Calhoun, Karen (2006-09-27)
      Librarians have perhaps taken the most pride in their role as intermediaries, whether as reference librarians personally connecting users to the information they need, or as the creators of tools, like library catalogs, ...
    • Being a Librarian: Metadata and Metadata Specialists in the Twenty-first Century 

      Calhoun, Karen (2004-12-17)
      Discusses the role of metadata and metadata specialists in libraries over the next decade.
    • Bird's Eye View of Authority Control in Cataloging, A: Workshop on Taxonomic Authority Files 

      Calhoun, Karen (1998-06-22)
      Discusses the rise of cooperative authority control in cataloging and how authority control can be developed further.
    • Catalogs and Portals: Models and Tools for Discovery and Access 

      Calhoun, Karen (2004-06-27)
      Provides an overview of systems for accessing library resources, including catalogs and portals. Specifically discusses Endeavor's ENCompass product and its implementation at Cornell University Library.
    • The Changing Nature of the Catalog and its Integration with Other Discovery Tools: Draft 2B 

      Calhoun, Karen (2006-03-06)
      This report, commissioned by the Library of Congress, analyzes research library catalogs and suggests options for their future. Includes a preliminary assessment of the feasibility of next steps and a blueprint for change. ...
    • CORC at Cornell Project: Final Report 

      Calhoun, Karen; Hsu, Martha; Jiang, Yumin; Powell, Jill; Schnedeker, Don; Stansbury, Pam; Walters, Bill (Cornell University Library, 1999-12)
      CORC?the Cooperative Online Research Cataloging project?is a collaborative research initiative of the OCLC Office of Research and about 150 participating institutions, including Cornell. It provides Web-accessible shared ...
    • CORC at Cornell: Internal Implementation Plan 

      Calhoun, Karen (Cornell University Library, 2001-08-17)
      This document proposes an implementation plan for using CORC in production workflows at Cornell. It is a follow-up to the CORC at Cornell team?s final report and recommendations on the research phase of the project. This ...
    • Curves Ahead! A Sunday Driver's Tour of Metadata, Metasearch, and Open Linking 

      Calhoun, Karen (2005-03-18)
      Provides an overview of metadata, federated searching, and reference linking.
    • Digital libraries and the social web: collections and platforms 

      Calhoun, Karen (Karen Calhoun, 2013-09-16)
      This chapter of Exploring Digital Libraries continues the consideration of digital libraries’ responses to the social web. It builds on the visual framework introduced in chapter 9 to consider the transition of digital ...
    • Digital libraries and the social web: scholarship 

      Calhoun, Karen (Karen Calhoun, 2013-09-16)
      This chapter of Exploring Digital Libraries is the first of two that consider the responses of digital libraries to the social web and to web-based practices for information seeking, learning, teaching, research, professional ...
    • Digital libraries and their communities 

      Calhoun, Karen (Karen Calhoun, 2013-09-16)
      What sets thriving, long-lived digital libraries apart from those that attract only modest attention or have faded into memory? Why have some digital libraries had a distinctive impact on the communities they were built ...
    • Digital library collections: repositories 

      Calhoun, Karen (Karen Calhoun, 2013-09-16)
      This chapter and the next discuss digital libraries and the web through the lens of collections and collection building. This chapter begins with an exploration of the parallel but separate developments of the web, digital ...
    • E-Journal Access Using the Catalog, Federated Search, and Reference Linking Systems 

      Calhoun, Karen (2004-03-18)
      Discusses the use of a variety of means to search electronic journals, including via the library catalog, through federated searching, and through reference linking.
    • Emergence and definitions of digital libraries 

      Calhoun, Karen (Karen Calhoun, 2013-09-16)
      This chapter of Exploring Digital Libraries traces the first decade of progress in digital libraries (1991-2001), with emphasis on the foundational innovations, vision, motivations, new technology, funding and early programs ...
    • ENCompass and the e-Reference Collection: A New-Fashioned Notion 

      Calhoun, Karen; Hyland, Nan; Kurth, Marty (2006-05-19)
      Presentation on the implementation of the Cornell University Library e-Reference Collection in the ENCompass digital library management system. Given at the Mid-Atlantic Voyager Users Group Meeting, October 29, 2002, Ithaca, ...
    • ENCompass at Cornell 

      Calhoun, Karen (2002-06-14)
      Presented at the session "Portal Implementations in Research Libraries" sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries at the American Library Association Annual Meeting, June 14, 2002, in Atlanta, Georgia.
    • ENCompass E-Reference System 

      Calhoun, Karen; Brown, Eli; Chandler, Adam; Chandler, Sarah Young; Cline, John; Hyland, Nan; Kozak, George; Kurth, Marty; McMillin, Paul; Ruddy, David; Zieba, Ed (2006-05-20)
      Presented by the ENCompass Working Group May 8, 2003, to Cornell University Library staff just prior to moving into production with a new e-resource discovery system featuring metasearch and reference linking. Describes ...
    • ENCompass: A Portal Infrastructure for the Cornell University Library 

      Calhoun, Karen (2006-05-20)
      Reports work completed on metasearch, reference linking, and portal development by the ENCompass Working Group at Cornell University Library in a development partnership with Endeavor Information Systems, Inc. Working group ...
    • Hybrid libraries 

      Calhoun, Karen (Karen Calhoun, 2013-09-16)
      This chapter of Exploring Digital Libraries continues the discussion of digital collections with a detailed look at the interplay between library users, hybrid library collections and enabling technologies for hybrid library ...
    • Integrated Framework for Discovering Digital Library Collections, An 

      Calhoun, Karen (2005-10-05)
      Information seekers are generally on their own to discover and use a research library's growing array of digital collections, and coordination of these collections' development and maintenance is often not optimal. The ...