[FoRK] Book Mooch

Lucas Gonze <lucas.gonze at gmail.com> on Mon Oct 29 15:57:59 PDT 2007

On Oct 29, 2007 9:39 AM, Ken Meltsner <meltsner at alum.mit.edu> wrote:
> In terms of data entry, she uses a Cuecat scanner (USB, cheap) for the
> books with UPC codes.   LibraryThing sucks in data from Library of
> Congress, Amazon, etc. based on the ISBN number, and there are clever
> features like cover picture galleries so you can identify variant
> editions.

Intriguing.

I need to catalog my comic books, which is a job I can't stand to do
because it's a hell of a lot of data entry.  UPC obviously doesn't go
back all that far, though.  The mid 80s, maybe?

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