I make mine into book art, my most recent review books were made into
hedgehogs! They are the gift that keeps giving.
On Fri, May 4, 2018 at 10:39 AM, Andrea DeBiase <
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> I think it would be a great idea for the Maine State Library or Maine
> Library Association to make a strong recommendation on this topic.
> Overwhelming consensus *NOT TO CATALOG.*..got that.
> *M**ost would not sell in a book sale*...but many place them in a free
> bin...or give away as prizes.
> Should they be allowed for Staff only? It seems a shame to simply place
> them in a recycle bin, but I do understand that the author might not want
> it out there...but it already is out there!? Someone had a good question:
> Is an Uncorrected Proof the same as ARC - Advanced Reader's Copy?
> Thanks you for your feedback. I will not catalog them and will not sell
> them at t=our book sale. I might set them out with a sign that states
> exactly what the are, unless that is considered unacceptable. I like this
> by Vicki :/putting them in an "informal//citizen-reviewer collection or a
> giveaway bin"/
> On 5/4/2018 10:15 AM, Cathrina Skov wrote:
>> We don't even put them in a giveaway bin. I don't believe these are
>> meant for the public's eyes, so putting them out there in any way is a
>> disservice to the author. We toss them when we get them.
>> Cathrina Skov
>> Waldoboro Public Library
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Maine Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
>> On Behalf Of Vicky Smith
>> Sent: Friday, May 04, 2018 8:07 AM
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: Re: [MELIBS-L] Fwd: [MELIBS-L] Uncorrected Proofs
>> Weighing in as a person who works with uncorrected proofs all the time, I
>> can tell you that Deb is absolutely right: Often there are significant
>> changes made to a book beyond simply correcting typos and misspellings
>> after a galley has been printed, and representing an uncorrected proof as
>> equivalent to the finished book is doing a disservice to both the book and
>> your readers. There is a powerful argument to be made for cataloging
>> uncorrected proofs as such in a dedicated archive, but unless that is part
>> of your library's mission, I strongly recommend putting any galleys or
>> other pre-publication printings that come your way into an informal
>> citizen-reviewer collection or a giveaway bin, as Nancy and Pamela
>> On Fri, May 4, 2018 at 7:51 AM, Pamela Dunning <
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>>> Wiscasset Public leaves them in the "give-away" bin with the old
>>> magazines, etc.
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Maine Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
>>> On Behalf Of Nancy Grant
>>> Sent: Thursday, May 3, 2018 7:43 PM
>>> To: [log in to unmask]
>>> Subject: [MELIBS-L] Fwd: [MELIBS-L] Uncorrected Proofs
>>> I agree with NOT putting them in the card catalog.
>>> But you could have a special "reviewers shelf", allow checkouts using the
>>> old checkout cards, and let patrons give you a review of the book and/or
>>> vote for "yes, buy" or "not interested".
>>> Might put up a warning that is these are pre-pub books and will have
>>> spelling/punctuation mistakes.
>>> Nancy B. Grant
>>> Maine Balsam Libraries Consortium President Retired LMS, NBCT
>>> Dover-Foxcroft, Maine
>>> [log in to unmask]
>>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>> From: Andrea DeBiase <[log in to unmask]>
>>> Date: Thu, May 3, 2018 at 4:21 PM
>>> Subject: [MELIBS-L] Uncorrected Proofs
>>> To: [log in to unmask]
>>> Would you catalog a book that was an "Uncorrected Proof"? Why or why not?
>>> Thank you,
>>> Andrea DeBiase
>>> Library Director
>>> Carrabassett Valley Public Library
>>> 3209 Carrabassett Dr #3
>>> Carrabassett Valley ME 04947
>>> PHONE: 207-237-3535
> Andrea DeBiase
> Library Director
> Carrabassett Valley Public Library
> 3209 Carrabassett Dr #3
> Carrabassett Valley ME 04947
> PHONE: 207-237-3535
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