Discovery Enhancement

General Information

Discovery Enhancement is a part of the Technical Services Division of the UNF Library. The Division also includes Acquisitions,Serials,E-Resources and Digital Projects and Preservation.

Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of Discovery Enhancement is to create and modify data that enables users to find, identify, select and obtain resources provided by the library. The Department describes materials and enhances data records in ways that make user searches in discovery systems relevant, focused, and faceted for specificity.

 

Discovery Enhancement maintains the online catalog of materials housed in the Library. The department also adds to OneSearch, the Library’s discovery tool that includes physical as well as electronic resources that can be accessed on and off campus. For help in formulating catalog searches, check the Searching Guide or contact a Reference librarian.

 

To help users obtain resources on the shelves in the Library, Discovery Enhancement assigns call numbers to materials. The classification scheme used in most of the collection is the Library of Congress system, which arranges resources by broad subject areas subdivided by author or title.

 

The Department also creates data that helps users find Library-owned materials through discovery systems beyond the library. For instance, metadata for some library digital collections can be searched on Google, in PALMM (Publication of Archival Library and Museum Materials), or in Digital Commons.

 

 

Rush Cataloging Request 

 

 

Contact Us

Hours open to the public

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday  - Friday

 

Staff

 

Susan Massey

Department head, complex and original cataloging, and authority records
(904) 620-5029

 

Marielle Veve

Metadata for digital projects, theses, electronic resources, and authority records

(904) 620-5726

 

Tammy Weatherholt

Complex and original cataloging for books, special collections, and special formats. Authority records and catalog search and display issues

(904) 620-1507

 

Shelley Anderson

Special collections, complex books, reference, location changes, and special formats (maps, media, microform, music, and serials)

(904) 620-1404

 

Mohini Rohatgi

Children’s books, curriculum materials, government documents, new books

(904) 620-1517

 

 

For general cataloging questions and those not covered above, contact Susan Massey, Head of Discovery Enhancement.