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  1. I’m surprised that so few records describe whole collections and that only a third of records link to digital content, although perhaps I shouldn’t be. And it was fun (and a little nerve-wracking) to go back and look at collections’ catalog records. I haven’t listened to the recording yet, but I’d love to hear more about the silos that affect cataloging.

    As far as what else I’d want to know: what limits what folks put into records? Is it possible that it’s a software problem or are there other limitations? For example, why do less than half of DACS-described mixed materials collections include dates in the 245? That seems like an easy win. You probably have that question too, though, and it would be hard to get at.

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