This is going to be a fairly short post. I would have combined it with another part but the parts before and after are long enough to need to be their own posts, so here we are. Continue reading Accessible Format Production Part 4: Converting PDF & EPUB to E-Text
Once again, there are numerous programs that can edit PDFs. Unfortunately, I have yet to find a free (or very cheap) one that allows you to edit even the basic pieces I talk about below. Would love to hear if anyone has recommendations.
Anyway, that means I will discuss what needs to be done but not how to do it in a specific program (they should already have documentation on how). Continue reading Accessible Format Production Part 3: Making Accessible PDF
As promised, the first post on the steps to creating accessible formats. Continue reading Accessible Format Production: Part 1 & 2 Scanning and Creating Text-Readable PDF
I have been meaning to post a series of post on how to create accessible formats, so here’s the overview. Continue reading Accessible Format Production: Overview on Creating Accessible Formats
A lot of users don’t understand the sometimes lack of interoperability of zip files depending on how they zip things. In other cases, someone might know that automating or batch zipping is possible but don’t realize how easy it can be. Continue reading Zipping Files for Distribution: on Mac & In a Batch on Windows
I started drafting something similar to this post for our website and decided to make it a blog post first. People ask me all the time about accessible formats (aka alternate formats) and the differences between the various types. Continue reading A Rundown on Accessible (Alternate) Formats
It’s come up recently that we might consider revising our logo. I saw a coworker playing around with it and thought I’d give it a try. Continue reading Musing: Playing Around with the NNELS Logo
Was supposed to post this last week, but didn’t actually have time. Big thanks to Terry Reese (MarcEdit developer) who helped me over twitter of all things. While not the most complicated, I just couldn’t find any documentation on this, so here it is. Continue reading Using MarcEdit to Populate (Sub)fields Using Data from Fixed Fields
I started writing this blog post quite a while ago as you can tell from the intro, but I had forgotten about it and decided to recently finish it.
Listening to the talks at Code4LibBC last week, I began to think about open data and collections, but then starting to also think about the role of libraries and the idea that it’s a public space.
Continue reading Open Everything in Libraries
Can you tell I’ve been doing a lot of MARC work? Continue reading Using Regex in MarcEdit to Fix Repeated Subfields in MARC records