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Winter 1-2019


Electronic books are a substantial component of many academic libraries. Many libraries aim to make their collections easily discoverable through curated lists. The authors’ library devised a methodology to identify and flag all e-books authored by our institution’s faculty using MARCEdit and Microsoft Access. We highlight some of the challenges in gathering a comprehensive list of titles, the process of formulating such a list, and the measures needed to actively curate e-books by faculty for both content already in the collection and newly published titles.


Sugrim, Sonali, Laura Schimming, and Gali Halevi. "Identifying e-books authored by faculty: a method for scoping the digital collection and curating a list." Journal of the Medical Library Association: JMLA 107.1 (2019): 103. doi: 10.5195/jmla.2019.514



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