Ahem, Jason Boyer? Perhaps you could reveal how you have worked this
magic?

On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 6:23 PM, Jane Sandberg <sand...@linnbenton.edu>
wrote:

> We have been taking them out of our records.  Terry Reese's MarcEdit
> program can generate FAST headings, so if we ever need them for
> anything, we can export our bib records, work some MarcEdit magic on
> them, and re-import them.
>
> Sarah, I'd be really curious how you were able to hide them from the
> OPAC view, if you'd be willing to share!
>
>
> On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 2:23 PM, Elaine Hardy
> <eha...@georgialibraries.org> wrote:
> > While we don't use them, we also don't take them out if they are in an
> OCLC
> > WorldCat record that is imported into our database. They are designed to
> > work more readily with linked data than LCSH, so removing them now might
> > mean adding them back later.
> >
> > We don't add them, either to records without them or to original input in
> > OCLC. OCLC does have a program that runs on a regular basis to add FAST
> > headings to new cataloging, so they don't ask libraries to add them; but,
> > you can if you want.
> >
> > I have been intending exploring hiding them in the OPAC display since
> they
> > are duplicates, pretty much, of LCSH, but haven't had a chance. I do also
> > agree that they are messy.
> >
> > Elaine
> >
> >
> >
> > J. Elaine Hardy
> > PINES & Collaborative Projects Manager
> > Georgia Public Library Service/PINES
> > 1800 Century Place, Ste. 150
> > Atlanta, GA 30045
> >
> > 404.235.7128 Office
> > 404.548.4241 Cell
> > 404.235.7201 FAX
> >
> > On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 3:06 PM, Schooff, Rose (LVA)
> > <rose.scho...@lva.virginia.gov> wrote:
> >>
> >> Libraries in our consortium (Virginia Evergreen Libraries) wanted me to
> >> ask if you guys are using the FAST/searchFAST Subject Headings?
> >>
> >> Our libraries were saying that it creates a lot of duplication and
> thought
> >> it was messy, BUT what harm or damage would it cause in the future to
> take
> >> them out?
> >>
> >> Thanks for any replies.
> >> —
> >> Rose M. Schooff
> >> Technology Consultant
> >> Library Development and Networking
> >> The Library of Virginia
> >> 800 E. Broad Street
> >> Richmond, VA  23219
> >> 804-692-3772
> >> 804-310-7901
> >>
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Jane Sandberg
> Electronic Resources Librarian
> Linn-Benton Community College
> sand...@linnbenton.edu / 541-917-4655
> Pronouns: she/her/hers or they/them/theirs
>



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