[LibX] Cues and Wikipedia books

Annette Bailey annette.bailey at gmail.com
Fri Oct 16 12:41:24 PDT 2009


I think that book linking from Serials Solutions is treated as a
separate product so unless you have the book portal (I think that's
what it is called), you aren't going to resolve books with Serials
Solutions.

But please correct me if this is not true...

Annette

On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 1:53 PM, Campbell, James (jmc) <jmc at virginia.edu> wrote:
> Article Linker does do books.
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>       - Jim Campbell
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> From: libx-bounces at mozdev.org [mailto:libx-bounces at mozdev.org] On Behalf Of
> Ken Middleton
> Sent: Thursday, October 15, 2009 3:51 PM
> To: libx at mozdev.org
> Subject: Re: [LibX] Cues and Wikipedia books
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> Sorry for the late response to this. We use Serials Solutions'
> ArticleLinker, which apparently does not handle books. So the cues (for
> books) in Wikipedia will often give our users incorrect information.
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> Are there other major sites that would have the same problem as the links
> from Wikipedia?
> If there are no workarounds, have libraries turned off the cues feature in
> LibX, or considered changing to a link resolver that does handle books?
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> Thanks.
> -Ken
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> On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 6:44 AM, Ross Singer <rossfsinger at gmail.com> wrote:
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> Wikipedia citations use COinS (http://ocoins.info/) so LibX would just
> be acting on that and going to your link resolver.
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> Can it not handle books?
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> -Ross.
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> On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 3:39 PM, Desiree Saunders - WSL
> <des at will.state.wy.us> wrote:
>> I just noticed today that we have a cue appear for books in Wikipedia
>> entries, but instead of sending an xISBN search to our catalog, as I would
>> expect, clicking on the cue takes you to our openURL resolver.  Is this a
>> known issue, or do I need to tweak my edition?
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>> The ISBN that appears in Wikipedia is lined to an internal (WP) search
>> page with information on searching book sources.
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>> Thanks for any suggestions.
>>
>> Desiree Saunders
>> Wyoming State Library, WYLD Support Team
>> des at will.state.wy.us / dsaund at state.wy.us
>> 307-777-6258
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