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Integrating Portable Scanners into the Aleph Workflow

Osborne, John and Wright, Michael (2004) Integrating Portable Scanners into the Aleph Workflow. In: North American Aleph User Group Sixth Annual Meeting, June 5-7, 2005, University of Maryland, College Park.

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Portable scanners are versatile, and can speed up many routine jobs, from inventory work to adding repetitive notes to barcoding. They can be especially handy for large systems with centralized processing. However, setting them up isn't necessarily an intuitive process, but it's definitely a collaborative one. The University of Iowa 's experience getting a portable scanner up and running had many twists and frustrations before the scanner was operational. Chief among these were getting information into the scanner and back out in a useful manner and interfacing the scanner with Note Pad and Excel. Audience: Circulation, technical services Version: 15.2.3 Educational outcomes: To help other libraries avoid the pitfalls that bedeviled Iowa

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Title:North American Aleph User Group Sixth Annual Meeting
Divisions:North American Aleph Users Group (NAAUG)
ID Code:85
Deposited By: Pascal Calarco
Deposited On:07 Aug 2009 19:18
Last Modified:27 May 2016 21:03

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