|11-18-2008, 02:37 AM||#1|
Join Date: Aug 2008
Device: iLiad, Cybook, iPhone
Newbie question - One catalogue for p and ebooks
Hi, not too sure if this is the right forum but figured the experts are here. I'm a recent buyer of an Iliad and a total convert. Trouble is I have a few thousand books sitting in my paper based library.
Is there a single piece of software to catalogue both pbooks and ebooks so I can have one catalogue of the lot?
It woudl also be great if it could sync with fictionwise so I don't buy an ebook of a book I've already got.....my wife reads waaaay faster than I do so there are quite a few books in the library I know nothing about!!
I remember using Collectorz.com book collector to catalogue my library when I moved to Aus, just in case the ship went down and I had to claim on the insurance. It was pretty good but I can't see if it can handle e-books other than it says "Link your book entries to e-book or audio-book files."
Thanks for your advice
|11-18-2008, 10:53 AM||#2|
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Tampa, FL USA
Device: Kindle Touch
Neiter of these that I know of interact with the online ebook stores.
You can see my library at http://www.librarything.com/catalog/PilotBob
|11-18-2008, 04:57 PM||#3|
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Chicago outskirts
Device: Palm-many, Kindle1, K3, iPad, iPhone 4
There are several catalog programs (for the mac at least) which will use a webcam to scan the UIC code, and try to match it online. Thus, the whole book entry is done is 30 seconds.** BookPedia is my current favorite (will send data to an iPhone too) but DeliciousLibrary is another.
** Unfortunately, many, many, many of my books are too old to have valid UIC codes!
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