Please join Luis Cabrera, RR Bowker, who will present the Bowker Book
When: July 22, 2008; 9:30 and 1:30
Where: FLICC/FEDLINK Training Room, LC Adams Bldg., LA216.
Registration: Please e-mail Jim Oliver, [log in to unmask], indicating which
session you would like to attend.
Bowker's Book Analysis System electronically compares your collection
to current recommendations in the H.W. Wilson Standard Catalogs and
provides you with reports that you can use to identify gaps and
duplicates within your collection. This essential service lets you take
control of your book collection and helps support ongoing selection and
collection development decisions, retrospective compensation for poor
budget years, accreditation activities, changes to curriculum, the
creation of opening day collections and other projects which affect your
Bowker*s Book Analysis System overview and benefits:
*No more manual comparisons. Electronic matching of your holdings to
the Wilson Standard Catalogs using ISBN, LCCN, Author and Title
facilitates quick turnaround time and saves on resources.
*A comprehensive tool. Considers all formats of a book when matching
your holdings to the Wilson Standard Catalogs.
*Analytical reports. Drill-down within the Dewey Decimal
Classification* structure for quick and easy analysis of detailed
*Further limit the scope of your analysis using key quality factors,
o Book and movie industry award winners and nominees
o Review Source
o Publication Year
o In Print status
o E-book availability
* All reports are customizable and downloadable and can be saved and
shared with anyone who needs in-depth information about your library*s
monograph collection - administrators, financial officers, accreditation
committees, faculty, or researchers.
* Administrative tools let you assign access and permissions to
individual users within your account, and to enable or disable specific
functionality as needed.
* Data cleansing: Clean up and standardize the content in your
o Invalid ISBN File -Identifies invalid ISBNs within your collection
which you can research in BooksInPrint.com and add back to your catalog
in their correct format.
o IBSN-13 File - ISBN-13 conversion for all records with a valid
ISBN-10 to get you ready for 2007.
o Duplicate Record File - Identifies duplicate holdings across all
formats of titles within the Wilson Catalogs that you hold.
o No Match File -All records in your collection that did not match to
the Wilson Catalogs.
RR Bowker contact is:
RR Bowker, LLC
Federal & Latin American Markets
1628 North Colonial Terrace
Arlington, VA 22209
703-528-5010 Toll Free
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See you then!!
James W. Oliver
FEDLINK Vendor Services Coordinator
Library of Congress
Washington, DC 20540-4935
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