TITLE

OCLC, WorldCat und die Metadaten-Kontroverse

AUTHOR(S)
Pohl, Adrian
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Bibliotheksdienst;mar2009, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p274
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses various aspects of the "Policy for use and Transfer of WorldCat Records" which were established by the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC). It is noted that these policies have had less effect on German libraries than they have on libraries in the U.S. The author offers background information, a detailed outline of the policy, the OCLC's arguments in favor of the policy, and criticisms of the policy.
ACCESSION #
37806488

 

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