MARC Madness: Round 1 Results! Round 2 Starts!

Round 1 (314 votes total)

Acronym Division

OPAC 171 – ALA 143
MARC 178 – FRBR 136
LoC 277 – TF/IDF 37
AACR2 252 – ETDs 62
MLIS 202 – RDA 112
Z39.50 213 – SuDoc 101
ILL 171 – LCSH 143
LSW 208 – MRF 106

Lexicon Division

festschrift 162 – verso 152*
tattletape 204 – impact factor 110
digitize 202 – desiderata 112
scholarly communication 193 – current awareness 121
authentication 290 – incent 24
isi 168 – Hinman Collator 146
nesting 158 – jobber 156
fuzzy set 171 – buckram 143

* I managed to misspell both, so they were equally handicapped.

Lingo Division

authority control 270 – H-index 44
microformats 188 – limited retention 126
link resolver 166 – data curation 148
collocation 165 – shelf ready 149
copy cataloging 192 – govdocs 122
cutter number 221 – known article 93
scope note 220 – offprint 94
metadata 267 – tracings 47

Buzzword Division

transliteracy 189 – relevancy rankings 125
bibliometrics 206 – discovery layer 108
Googlization 179 – faceted navigation 135
user experience 245 – open inquiry 69
Library 2.0 187 – bibliographic instruction 127
information literacy 193 – Libraryland 121
patron driven acquisitions 195 – paradigm shift 119
digital native 181 – cybrarian 133

Biggest blowout: authentication vs. incent (290-24)

Closest game: nesting vs. jobber (158-156)

Here is the updated brackets with the updated matchups:

Yes, embiggen is a word.

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Onwards to Round 2! Voting ends Wednesday night!

ROUND 2 VOTING – CLICK HERE

Matchups to watch:

LoC vs. AACR2 (both got over 250 votes each in the first round!)

copy cataloging vs. cutter number (vicious cataloging knife fight!)

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