[Alexandria-list] Support for serial publications?
tao at acc.umu.se
Tue Jul 26 20:21:24 EDT 2005
On Wed, Jul 27, 2005 at 01:08:34AM +0200, Laurent Sansonetti wrote:
> On 7/25/05, David Weinehall <tao at acc.umu.se> wrote:
> > Would it make any sense to add support for serial publications as well?
> > It would require more manual work when inputting the information,
> > and a separate list, but it would be nice to have both serial
> > publications and books in the same library, instead of having to
> > use two different applications.
> Yeah, we could handle ISSN exactly like we do for ISBN and EAN, and
> keep the same data model.
Actually, that's not enough I think; for a serial publication you'd
presumably like to keep track of what issues you have (and maybe even
data such as whether you have all issues for a particular year,
whether the publication is still published, etc).
> Another thing on the TODO list :-)
That's good. A long TODO list shows that it's a project with many
users (or at least users with a lot of ideas) =)
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