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Friday
Jul162010

More Good News For Bibliophiles...

Long time, no blog! I've been so busy at work that I can't bear to look at my computer when I come home. It's been a busy time of the year when authors are finalizing their books and articles and need images, and campus departments are doing some summer cleaning, emptying closets and transferring records to the Archives.

But I'm so excited about this news I just had to blog about it! (More entries will follow, hopefully this weekend. I have been keeping a very long list!)

A few months ago, I got a Motorola Driod. Now, with four Droids out in the world (the original, the Eris, the Incredible, and the X), more and more apps are being created. Apps make my life much easier, but they rarely make me excited. But this app made me very excited!

If you have a Driod, and are a bibliophile, download "Book Catalogue." You can scan books' barcodes, or enter the ISBNs (or enter from scratch, though I only had to do that with a handful of my books), and create a virtual catalog of your books!!! The information is pretty accurate, and is what equates to the basic MARC fields. I spent about an hour tonight working on my catalog! And don't worry, the library and archives books are in the catalog too!!!