Re: [CODE4LIB] PICAplus to MODS conversion

2009-01-21 Thread Jakob Voss
Joachim Neubert wrote: Has anybody built a conversion from PICA+ to MODS and is willing to share the code? First there is not one PICA+ but different variants like there are different MARC variants. Second the most PICA+ to anything conversions that I know use the FCV conversion language

[CODE4LIB] BISAC Subject Headings Lookup or Crosswalk

2009-01-21 Thread Ryan Eby
I was wondering if anyone knows of a good BISAC Subject Headings source for looking up a recommended BISAC based on ISBN, LCSH, etc. I've found some pages on saying they were starting work on crosswalks and possibly including them in WorldCat but I haven't seen any returned in any

Re: [CODE4LIB] BISAC Subject Headings Lookup or Crosswalk

2009-01-21 Thread Rob Sanderson
And if you could get access to the catalogue, you could then train a classifier (maybe bayes?) to predict BISAC given the other types of headings (or other data) in the records. Rob On Wed, 2009-01-21 at 12:21 -0500, Andrew Nagy wrote: I saw a great presentation by Jesse Haro from Phoenix

Re: [CODE4LIB] BISAC Subject Headings Lookup or Crosswalk

2009-01-21 Thread Roy Tennant
The BISG licenses BISAC to institutions that want to incorporate the terminology into their internal systems[1]. I'm not sure what this means for API access. But an email to the BISG seems the minimum of due diligence. Roy [1] On 1/21/09

[CODE4LIB] Dutch Code4Lib

2009-01-21 Thread Posthumus, Etienne
At various tech related library gatherings here in the Netherlands there have been discussion about setting up a regional Code4Lib (or something similar) So as a start, if there any subscribers on this list who are in the vicinity of Netherlands/Belgium and interested, please give me a shout. We

Re: [CODE4LIB] BISAC Subject Headings License fees

2009-01-21 Thread Ya'aqov Ziso
An Organization with revenue under $10 Million pays an annual fee of $195 An Organization with revenue of $10 Million or higher pays an annual fee of $395 Crosswalks to LCSH get us into the cost for LCSH+NAF. I havenĀ¹t verified that, but since LCSF/NAF are they are not copy righted

Re: [CODE4LIB] BISAC Subject Headings Lookup or Crosswalk

2009-01-21 Thread Ryan Eby
Yep, I caught the license information but it appeared that they didn't really have much more than a list for you to use locally. More or less stated how you line up their headings with your local items is up to you. Probably won't pursue the cost until I know that it can be done programmatically

[CODE4LIB] ETD package for ProQuest/UMI old and new delivery platforms

2009-01-21 Thread Han, Yan
Hello, All, As mentioned before, I have received quite a few inquiries about the packages. I have created a web page so that you can download them. I have also made some fixes on the package. The software package does: * Unzip ProQuest/UMI ETD delivery Zipped files, and create one

[CODE4LIB] Upcoming Code4libNYC Meeting Thursday, January 29th

2009-01-21 Thread Kevin Reiss
Hi List Members, Just a reminder that our regional Code4lib group, Code4libNYC, is holding our first meeting of the New Year. The time, date, and location are: Time: Thursday, January 29th from 10:00 A.M. until 12:00 noon Location: Metropolitan New York Library Council Offices Address: 57 E.