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Aligning National Approaches to Digital Preservation
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On Apr 10, 2011, at 10:05 AM, Karen Coyle wrote:
I'd love to see libraries creating online conversations around
ebooks in much the same way. Take a title from project Gutenberg:
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Why not host that book
directly on my library website so that it can be
On Apr 10, 2011, at 12:35 PM, Nate Hill wrote:
Karen and Peter, I completely agree with your feelings-
But my point in throwing this idea out there was that despite all of
the copyright issues, we don't really do a great job making a simple,
intuitive, branded interface for the works that
On Apr 6, 2011, at 5:39 PM, Jon Gorman wrote:
When debugging any encoding issue it's always good to know:
a) how the records were obtained
b) how have they been manipulated before you
touch them (basically, how many times may
XML well-formedness and validity checks can't find badly encoded
characters either -- char data that claims to be one encoding but is
really another, or that has been double-encoded and now means something
different than intended.
There's really no way to catch that but heuristics. All of
On 11 April 2011 16:40, Jonathan Rochkind rochk...@jhu.edu wrote:
XML well-formedness and validity checks can't find badly encoded characters
either -- char data that claims to be one encoding but is really another, or
that has been double-encoded and now means something different than
I'm making headway on my MARC records, but only through the use of brute
I used wget to retrieve the MARC records (as well as associated PDF and text
files) from the
I know IA has some bad marc records (and also records w/ bad encoding)
from my experience with
To a greater degree, I think libraries ought to be putting into practice the
principles of our profession against public domain works. Collection.
Preservation. Organization. Dissemination. Take EEBO (Early English Books
Online), for example. Why couldn't the library community create
There is a lot of redundant data in MARC that is an encoded form of
something that elsewhere is expressed as text -- somewhat controlled text,
but text Much of this redundant input (think of the time!) could
be eliminated if we quit keying text strings but allowed the display to
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Here is some information about pending updates to the VIAF Linked Data.
I'm working on before/after diagrams to better explain the differences
and will share them soon. Questions and comments are welcome.
Sent: Monday, April 11, 2011 12:57 PM
Nice, Jeff. I really like the simplified VIAF RDF. In particular I
like how you've modeled the deprecation of resources. Are you planning
to use a 301, e.g. http://viaf.org/viaf/77390479/ -
On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 3:18 PM, Young,Jeff (OR) jyo...@oclc.org
When an OCLC staff member sends a message to this list (and possibly all
lists) the rest of us in the company don't see the message. Worse yet,
the company email system rejects the email to us and the sending
listserv eventually gets tired of that and unsubscribes us from the
You should just be able to ask your mail admin to whitelist list messages from
the nd.edu mailserver, oughtn't you?
Web Services Manager
Boston Public Library
It's still worth chatting with the email admin because it could also uncover
other problems you may or may not be aware of.
As has already been suggested, whitelisting can solve the immediate problem,
but if your system is tossing emails because it thinks the headers are
forged, it's possible
I haven't seen this problem, but I guess I haven't sent a message to the list
recently. We'll see what happens when this goes out.
We've been having a similar problem with other listserv lists (autocat and
oclc-cat) since the beginning of March. We just stopped getting mail from these
Note that the URI without the trailing slash does a 303 (Linked Data) redirect
to the URI with the slash. Doing a 301 back would create a redirect loop.
VIAF uses the trailing slash URI to support the Linked Data Cool URIs pattern
called 303 URIs forwarding to One Generic Document
On 11 April 2011, LeVan,Ralph wrote:
We can't be the only ones with this problem. Does anyone have a
suggestion on how we fix it?
OCLC could buy L-Soft, who make LISTSERV ...
William Denton, Toronto : miskatonic.org www.frbr.org openfrbr.org
I am a list admin for other lists hosted here at Notre Dame, and the times I
have had problems like Ralph has reported, they are usually because:
* the DNS is reporting a mismatch for the outbound mail server between IP
address and hostname
* the subscribers addresses are actually sent out as a
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