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Facsimile Reprints and Reproductions as Preservation Copies. Kathryn Lybarger Preservation Administrators Interest Group ALA Midwinter 2013. Brittle/damaged books workflow. Damaged Brittle Cannot circulate. Selector decision. Withdraw? Repair? Box? Microfilm? Digitize ? - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


Facsimile Reprints and Reproductions as Preservation Copies

Facsimile Reprints and Reproductions as Preservation CopiesKathryn LybargerPreservation Administrators Interest GroupALA Midwinter 2013Brittle/damaged books workflowDamaged


Cannot circulate

Selector decisionWithdraw?

Repair? Box?

Microfilm? Digitize?

Replace with better edition?

Some books are replaceableRecently published


Often good condition

others not so easily.

Older books

Rare books

Different editionVery new editionsRecently published


Many publishers to choose from

Quality varies

PhotocopiesTraditional method

Somewhat grainy

Quality usually fine for text

Created by automated scanning


Batch scanning problemsIllustrations

Tipped in pages (errata sheets)

Folded maps


Illustrations too light

Illustrations too dark

Illustrations cropped (or omitted)

Tipped in pages

Errata sheetPage belowTipped in pages

BACK of Errata sheetPage belowFolded maps

DamageTorn pages may appear incomplete

Pages missing from original will be missing from the duplicate

Full chapters or serial issues may be missing

Photocopies include original metadata

Original publication metadata is present

Under AACR2, catalog original with note about facsimile

Under RDA, catalog the piece in handMetadata may be removed

No indication of original publication date

No context for scientific information

Odd content selectionMultiple titles may be packaged into one volume

(even if it doesnt make sense)

Printed textMay be high quality, effectively a new edition

Illustrations and maps may be included

Watch out for printing anomalies

Mechanical printing problems

Layout problems

Minimal layout attempted

Supplied titleText from Gutenbergtitle page Quotations on separate pageSection titleFirst poem(table of contents omitted)Printed (uncorrected) OCRFont is lovely, text is often garbage

No illustrations, tables

Table of contents and index omitted (or point to other pages)

Bar)/tes scratches easily with the knife, and from its great specific gravity is often called hlZ/)1-Jfdii Gypsum is softer than barytes.

Wikipedia printoutsMay include multiple articles (hypertext!)

Good way to get otherwise unavailable content into your library

Why not just catalog the Wikipedia article?

Out of date quickly, but probably not vandalized

When purchasing replacements for damaged booksBe familiar with the original piece

Know what kinds of problems to look for

Know which publishers are problematic

ResourcesPrint on Demand Publishershttp://libguides.valenciacollege.edu/printondemand

Project Gutenberg http://gutenberg.org/Google Books http://books.google.com/Internet Archivehttp://archive.org/

Any questions?Kathryn LybargerKathryn.Lybarger@uky.edu

Problem Catalogerhttp://pc.blog.zemows.org/