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Re: Cataloging a flash drive Chris Hebblethwaite (22 Sep 2008 21:45 UTC)

Re: Cataloging a flash drive Chris Hebblethwaite 22 Sep 2008 21:45 UTC

We are thinking of putting the files on our institutional repository and
linking to them from our catalog.

Chris Hebblethwaite
Penfield Library
SUNY Oswego

Kappmeyer, Lori O [LIB] wrote:

>Recently we received a flash drive that came on our subscription to the
>Journal of Great Lakes Research.  The flash drive contains two pdf
>files, one for the abstracts and one for the program of the 51st annual
>Conference on Great Lakes Research in May 2008.  A half-sheet of paper
>accompanying the flash drive said that this was a "green initiative" to
>reduce paper at the annual conference.  Up until now, the program and
>abstracts have been published in paper.  In the recent past, we have
>cataloged the program as a serial and the abstracts as another serial.
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>We think we will be keeping the flash drive and housing it in our media
>collection with other kinds of accompanying software.  Has anyone ever
>cataloged a flash drive, or do you have any suggestions for how to do
>it?  As an alternative, someone suggested we could print off the PDFs
>and catalog and bind them.  What would you do?
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>Thanks for any advice!
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>Lori Osmus Kappmeyer
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>Head, Cataloging & Metadata Department
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>Iowa State University Library
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>Ames, IA 50011
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