This page provides links to training resources for the use of Homosaurus headings as well as frequentlly-asked questions about Homosaurus.
Tag: Best Practices
Documentation and training for borrowing and lending Summit procedures and best practices.
The Alliance advises a voluntary three-copy duplication threshold for books.
Statement of Collection Development Best Practices
This document provides an overarching framework for the Alliance and its member libraries as they engage in both individual and consortial collection development decision-making.
Digital Collections Workshop: Resource Description and Access (RDA) for Names
This workshop will provide tools, resources, and guidelines in creating names, targeted specifically for Institutional Repository and Digital Assessment Management work.
Digital Collections Workshop: Metadata Cleanup
This workshop will equip institutions to decide how to approach cleanup.
Digital Collections Workshop: Dublin Core Best Practices
This workshop will focus on the Alliance’s Dublin Core Metadata Best Practices, particularly the required properties, and crafting high-quality records for contribution to the Alliance Harvester.
Digital Collections Workshop: Metadata Enrichment
This workshop and assignments will equip institutions to decide how to use OpenRefine to enrich creator/contributor and format metadata.
Digital Collections Workshop: Metadata Readiness
This workshop helps institutions assess their OAI feeds for digital objects.
Digital Collections Workshop: Free-Text Rights Statements
The Free-text Rights Statements workshop will focus on what the free-text field holds, and how to create free-text statements that complement Standardized Rights Statements.