On May 21, 2013, at 2:10 PM, Michael Lackhoff <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Ebooks as you get them have very different naming schemes and I would
> like to rename them according to a common naming convention which should
> include some important bibliographic data like publication year, title
> (up to what length?), ISBN (which one? ISBN10, ISBN13, the "better
> known" ISBN of the printed version or the one of the electronic
> version?), perhaps publisher and author(s) (how many?).

The convention I have always used included the first word of the author's last name, the first (non-stop) word of the title, and an integer (accession number):


Eric Morgan