[Classweb-users] Creating and accessing local notes
Martin David Kelleher
martind at liverpool.ac.uk
Tue Jun 21 05:20:50 EDT 2005
We just use the one username and password for everything, I believe, with
multiple logins. Any notes added in regarding local practice should
presumably be valid for everybody, and so we prefer that there is only 1
On the whole, however, we rarely use this function. Any amendments are only
added in after general agreement, and we've not experienced any cases of
Senior Library Assistant
University Of Liverpool
--On 21 June 2005 16:56 +1200 James Cordes
<james.cordes at library.otago.ac.nz> wrote:
> We are new to Classification Web and want our cataloguers to be able to
> create or see local classification notes.
> After investigating the ClassWeb User Archive, it appears that we can
> only create and see notes by using our administrative username and
> password. (This is clear from Cheryl Cooks email to the list in 2003.)
> * Is this still so -- for both creating and seeing notes?
> * Are there any plans to spit off administrative functions from the
> notes creation function?
> * How are libraries dealing with this?
> Thanks in advance for your advise.
> James Cordes
> From Cheryl Cook (23 June 2003):
>> How were you accessing Class Web? In order to create notes you must
>> use your account's administrative username and password. If you use IP
>> address access or the read-only password you will not see the "N" on
>> your screen.
>> The restriction on access to notes was set up because each Class Web
>> account only has one notes file. It was thought that institutions would
>> prefer to have some control with regard to who makes and changes notes
>> to that will display to everyone using that account.
>> During Pilot testing most users indicated that they would most likely
>> use the notes fields to indicate local cataloging practices which would
>> be site-wide concerns.
>> Cheryl C. Cook
>> Cataloging Distribution Service
>> Library of Congress
> James Cordes phone: (64) (3) 479-8919
> Senior Librarian (Cataloguing)
> University of Otago Library fax: (64) (3) 479-7640
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> Dunedin, NEW ZEALAND email: james.cordes at library.otago.ac.nz
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