OCLC: A Review

Beall, Jeffrey . OCLC: A Review., 2008 In: Radical Cataloging: Essays at the Front. McFarland, pp. 85-93. [Book chapter]


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This chapter reviews OCLC, Inc. Included in the discussion are OCLC's Connexion software, WebJunction, resource sharing, bibliographic record quality, and OCLC's public relations.

Item type: Book chapter
Keywords: OCLC, Cataloging, Connexion, resource sharing
Subjects: H. Information sources, supports, channels.
L. Information technology and library technology > LZ. None of these, but in this section.
I. Information treatment for information services > IA. Cataloging, bibliographic control.
Depositing user: Jeffrey Beall
Date deposited: 05 Jun 2008
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:11
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/11701


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