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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

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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.

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

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

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Caveat Emptor: It May Be Electronic, But Don’T Overlook The Fine Print [2012], Stephanie N. Aken Nov 2012

Caveat Emptor: It May Be Electronic, But Don’T Overlook The Fine Print [2012], Stephanie N. Aken

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

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

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Caveat Emptor: It May Be Electronic, But Don’T Overlook The Fine Print, Stephanie N. Aken Oct 2010

Caveat Emptor: It May Be Electronic, But Don’T Overlook The Fine Print, Stephanie N. Aken

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Herding Ejournals & Ebooks, Stephanie N. Aken Sep 2009

Herding Ejournals & Ebooks, Stephanie N. Aken

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