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I wrote a post about the BookChaser Editions service last year, but encountered a reference to another service they offer, and this led me to others: BookChaser Covers : compares cover images available from Amazon, Google Books, LibraryThing, and Open … Continue reading
A Useful Amplification of Records That Are Unavoidably Needed Anyway is an essay by Brett Bonfield which, dare I phrase it this way, usefully amplifies several of the major web-based entities which are intertwined with libraries. These include (but aren’t … Continue reading
The debate about OCLC’s revision of their Policy for Use and Transfer of WorldCat Records is heating up. The core issue appears to be the licensing of WorldCat records and the limitations imposed, namely that “data extracted from a WorldCat … Continue reading
OCLC released their updated Policy for Use and Transfer of WorldCat Records yesterday, with implementation scheduled for mid-February. If you see the phrase We are reconsidering some aspects of the policy. More information will be available in the near future. … Continue reading