Re: Electronic reserve - importing pdf from CD
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- Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2001 12:11:56 -0400
- From: "Gillian (Jill) Dian Ellern" <ellern@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Electronic reserve - importing pdf from CD
This is interesting...w had this problem about a week ago as well. But since I
error message when the item was scanned was the same one as we got when we
I did know about the guicat\temp file fix...I wonder why it happen about the same
saw it? gde
> Karen -- I ran into this exact problem, but the subject was the French
> Revolution (equally useless to those in Biology).
> If it is the same problem, then the solution is very easy. As far as I
> can tell, the problem is that the image from the PDF file is stuck in
> the temp file (C:\GUICAT\TEMP). This is what I would suggest doing. Go
> into the C:\GUICAT\TEMP file and delete EVERYTHING (leaving a blank
> file). One of the files there probably is that document on South India
> and it is going to stay there until you delete it. When I ran into
> this, we reinstalled the software, but failed to delete all the GUICAT
> files on the PC. So the darn file was still there. The files that are
> relevant should be rewritten without probem.
> Then try to scan or import something and hopefully it will give you a
> different topic. For us, the problem was a logjam that once opened (by
> deleting the TEMP file), never returned.
> Best wishes.
> - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
> Corey Seeman
> Assistant Professor, Assistant Dean for Library Systems
> University of Toledo (MS# 509)
> Toledo, Ohio 43606-3399
> (419) 530-2333 (419) 530-2726 (fax)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Karen Taylor [mailto:Karen.Taylor@xxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2001 12:14 PM
> To: innopac@xxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Electronic reserve - importing pdf from CD
> We're awaiting news about this from Innovative, but meanwhile ...
> This past summer, a new faculty member scanned an article to a CD, and
> mailed it to us, so we could put it on electronic reserve. We did the
> bib and item record creation process, imported the images from her CD as
> pdf file and attached them to the item record, and then attached the
> with its attached image file to the course record. The course listing
> looked normal, and patrons could access and view the electronic file (an
> article on south India).
> Later, for a different course, we scanned new materials, created new
> records, attached all to a new and very different course listing.
> Unfortunately, even though patrons click on the items for this new
> the south India material is displayed. Professors of biology and French
> courses are hard-pressed to incorporate an article on south India into
> In yet another experiment/test/what-if, we imported a photo to a new
> created records, and attached as needed. Still, no matter which record
> patron selects, only the article about south India gets displayed.
> This problem happens with all three of our new Gateways equipped with
> supported printer configs. Our department computer wizards, and our
> wizard are all stumped. III gave us access to a new client (version
> 40D) of
> the reserve module, which we downloaded and installed. We were hopeful
> this would do the trick, but alas, only that imported-from-a-CD article
> south India displays.
> Have any other III libraries encountered this bug in their ereserve
> If so, how did you resolve it?
> Thanks for ANY trickery!!
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