Friday, April 21, 2006

Cataloging Resources on the Web

If you are a small library, school, church, non-profit and can't afford OCLC there are now some resources on the Web to help cut down on original cataloging. Open WorldCat and both contain bibliographic information and a large number of records. To search just drop the ISBN after to search Open WorldCat drop the ISBN on the end of

You won't get MARC records and don't' forget copyright, but these can be places to get started. Also you might be pleasantly surprised at the cost of CatExpress, if you have not priced OCLC services recently.

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