At the last Technical Services Department meeting, I heard an administrator talk about (among other things) the future of libraries and cataloging. She mentioned e-books and how this format may change the publishing industry. Since then, I’ve seen a thread on the AUTOCAT listserv on how to catalog a Kindle- the actual device- so that […]
In preparation for my new position, I’ve been methodically doing bits of cleaning at my desk so that I won’t have to do it all at once when I move. I found a few sheets from an old word of the day calendar. The words are niveous, sequacious, nugatory, persiflage, and syllepsis. I’m not sure […]
I am very happy to report that I have just accepted the position of Metadata Specialist & Cataloger in the Indiana University Libraries Technical Services Department. This is a brand new position in the department and a promotion for me. Yes, Jen, you say, but what does the fancy title MEAN? Fam and friends, this […]
Jen rejoices: Catalan language translation courtesy of Google Translate.
A life philosophy? Sure, sure. Contrawise, I want to see if anyone else is using Google Documents. If not, is anyone interested in trying it out? I’d like to play around with Google Doc’s shared document feature. If you’re interested, email me. Ebook training today. W00t! It’s quite similar to electronic resource cataloging, with some […]
Feeling too lazy to swing a rough translation of a book I was cataloging, I looked the book up in amazon.fr and had Google translate the description. The results are below but what does it mean? The left is capilotade and rebuilding is valid. Some want the press center, others on the left antilibérale. But […]