don't know yet since don't know how to unzip the file...bz2?...in any case,
I'm guessing that there is no post transformation editing that most
libraries would insist upon...eg, subject headings in the metadata are
strings with hyphens separating subjects from subheadings and spatial,
temporal, genre subfields have to be introduced...some content needs to go
into 600,610, 611,630,651 fields...for more on the post transform editing
On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 9:10 AM, Ford, Kevin <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi Dana,
> Out of curiosity, how does your crosswalk differ from Project Gutenberg's
> MARC files? See, e.g.:
> Kevin Ford
> Network Development and MARC Standards Office
> Library of Congress
> Washington, DC
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of
> > Dana Pearson
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 9:24 PM
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: [CODE4LIB] best way to make MARC files available to anyone
> > I have crosswalked the Project Gutenberg RDF/DC metadata to MARC. I
> > would like to make these files available to any library that is
> > interested.
> > I thought that I would put them on my website via FTP but don't know if
> > that is the best way. Don't have an ftp client myself so was thinking
> > that that may be now passť.
> > I tried using Google Drive with access available via the link to two
> > versions of the files, UTF8 and MARC8. However, it seems that that is
> > not a viable solution. I can access the files with the URLs provided
> > by setting the access to anyone with the URL but doesn't work for some
> > of those testing it for me or with the links I have on my webpage..
> > I have five folders with files of about 38 MB total. I have separated
> > the ebooks, audio books, juvenile content, miscellaneous and non-Latin
> > scripts such as Chinese, Modern Greek. Most of the content is in the
> > ebook folder.
> > I would like to make access as easy as possible.
> > Google Drive seems to work for me. Here's the link to my page with the
> > links in case you would like to look at the folders. Works for me but
> > not for everyone who's tried it.
> > http://dbpearsonmlis.com/ProjectGutenbergMarcRecords.html
> > thanks,
> > dana
> > --
> > Dana Pearson
> > dbpearsonmlis.com