Nicely done, Bob! I hope you'll post the solrmarc import specs somewhere. Sounds like a writeup of your process would make a really interesting blog post & I bet you're not the only person who's going to want to do that once you've got it working.
Did you make any attempt at de-duping? Or do you know that UVa doesn't already have a catalog entry for any of the books? Or is it a different edition so it doesn't matter?
On Mar 16, 2012, at 2:56 PM, Robert Haschart wrote:
> That's pretty cool. I just downloaded those records, tweaked my solrmarc import specification, and added the 466 records to our blacklight solr index.
> Currently they are only in our dev index, but I plan to get the OK to add them to our production index sometime next week.
> -Bob Haschart
> On 3/14/2012 4:43 PM, Robin Dean wrote:
>> Hi Matt,
>> The Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC) has a free download of MARC records for the top 500 most popular ebooks from Project Gutenberg:
>> The records have been cleaned up/enhanced by catalogers, including the addition of an 856$z for all the ebook records:
>> Hope this helps!
>> Your friendly fan of Colorado consortia,
>> Robin Dean
>> Director, Alliance Digital Repository
>> Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Matt Amory
>> Sent: Wednesday, March 14, 2012 1:42 PM
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>> Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] NON-MARC ILS?
>> Thanks for all the responses. Perhaps I woke up thos morning on the wrong side of MARC.
>> What I'm really after is a way to display links to project Gutenberg titles in III Encore and not having MARC records is one technical hurdle, as is not having consistent display of URLs from field 856.
>> Thanks in advance for your thoughts!
>> Sent from my iPhone