Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Philosphy (for Philosophy)

This morning's selection is from the A list of Typographical Errors in Library Databases at, meaning that the error showed up in more than 100 records in OhioLINK when it was discovered. This is the classic typo - a missing vowel near the end of a multisyllabic word. Words like this often make it past proofreaders because the MARC records usually have the word spelled correctly as well. It can be found more than 1.5 million times in Google. Chances are it is in your catalog. However, we suggest that you check carefully for a "sic" in the record since it could have been spelled incorrectly on the title page.

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