Now that someone has mentioned IFTTT, I'm reading up on it and wonder if it could make this task possible:
One of my tasks is copy cataloging. I'm only authorized to do LC copy, which involves opening the record (already downloaded in the acq process), and checking to see that 490 doesn't exist (I can't handle series), and looking for DLC in the 040 |a and |c.
It's discouraging when I take 10 books back to my desk from the cataloging shelf, and all 10 are not eligible for copy cataloging.
SOOOO... could I take my phone to the cataloging shelf, use IFTTT to scan my ISBN, search in the III Webpac, look at the MARc record and tell me whether it's LC copy?
Empower the frontline workers! :)
Electronic Services and Serials Librarian
Virginia Theological Seminary
3737 Seminary Road
Alexandria VA 22304
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