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Resource Sharing Technology

Library Linked Data

Why do libraries have catalogs? If you work in libraries the answer seems obvious: we have catalogs because our patrons need to search our collections. But each of those components—our patrons, how they search, and our collections—have undergone significant changes in the last 20+ years, while our catalogs and their underlying bibliographic data have remained […]

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Technology

Cataloging as Value-Added Library Service

Guest post from Melissa M. Powell, MLIS, Independent Librarian, library trainer and consultant, and proprietor of BiblioEase.com.