Re: Speech Recognition? Online ISBN databases?
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- Subject: [mg93190] Re: Speech Recognition? Online ISBN databases?
- From: WetBlanket <Wyvern864 at gmail.com>
- Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2008 02:03:49 -0500 (EST)
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On Oct 28, 4:55 am, AES <sieg... at stanford.edu> wrote: > Connection between the above two topics is need to make a crude > inventory (giving author, title, publisher, year of publication) of a > private collection of roughly 1000 technical and scientific textbooks > and reference books acquired during the past 50 years. > > One option is to hire someone to go through the piles and type in the > data. Another is to go through the piles and read the data into > MacSpeech Dictate (I've read the previous posts on this app). > > Third option is to type in or dictate in just the ISBN number or Library > of Congress Catalog Card Number for each book, then match those against > one or more databases that will give back the data, given the number. > > Anyone know of a database that could batch identify a lengthy list of > ISBN or LoC numbers? (Google brings up printed databases, and one or > two online sites that will process one book at time, but haven't found > one that will batch process a lengthy list.) Try www.collectorz.com