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Dead Links? No Problem. We’Re In This Together, Kathryn Lybarger May 2014

Dead Links? No Problem. We’Re In This Together, Kathryn Lybarger

Library Presentations

If you have ebooks in your catalog, chances are some of them are undead; they look like live links in the OPAC, but clicking on them will reveal a nasty surprise! Visit the ZBooks web site to see the zombies we already know about, and find tools for hunting them out of your own catalog. Let us know about new ones you’ve found, and we’ll put up a Wanted poster to spread the word!


Z-Books: Hunting Down Zombie Ebooks Hiding In Your Catalog, Kathryn Lybarger May 2013

Z-Books: Hunting Down Zombie Ebooks Hiding In Your Catalog, Kathryn Lybarger

Library Presentations

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Keeping Up With Ebooks: Automated Normalization And Access Checking With Normac, Kathryn Lybarger Apr 2013

Keeping Up With Ebooks: Automated Normalization And Access Checking With Normac, Kathryn Lybarger

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

Cataloging ebooks is difficult to do well, as they are often purchased in large collections, sometimes with only low-quality cataloging copy available. MARC records may be provided upfront in a large batch, or trickle in one at a time as they become available. Records may contain links that point nowhere, to the wrong book, or to an offer to sell you the book you already own. Loading records sight unseen may introduce inconsistency or overlay good print records with poor electronic ones, making the catalog much more difficult to search.

This article describes in more detail the major challenges in ...


Ebookmobile 2.0: Revamping Services Based On User Feedback, Kathryn Lybarger Mar 2013

Ebookmobile 2.0: Revamping Services Based On User Feedback, Kathryn Lybarger

Library Presentations

No abstract provided.


Charting Strange Lands: The Acquisitions Of E-Books, Kate Seago May 2011

Charting Strange Lands: The Acquisitions Of E-Books, Kate Seago

Library Presentations

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Cataloging Electronic Resources: E-Books, Kathryn Lybarger Apr 2011

Cataloging Electronic Resources: E-Books, Kathryn Lybarger

Library Presentations

No abstract provided.


Herding Ejournals & Ebooks, Stephanie N. Aken Sep 2009

Herding Ejournals & Ebooks, Stephanie N. Aken

Library Presentations

No abstract provided.