A new MODS 3.2 to simple Dublin Core stylesheet, based on the LC MODS to simple DC mapping, is now available.
Friday, May 04, 2007
The cover sheets for the proposals and discussion papers presented at the 2007 Midwinter meetings of the MARC Advisory Committee have been updated with the results of the discussions. They are available at:
- Proposal No. 2007-01: Definition of subfields $b and $j in field 041 in the MARC 21 Bibliographic FormatProposal No. 2007-02: Incorporating invalid former headings in 4XX fields of the MARC 21 Authority FormatProposal No. 2007-03: Addition of subfield $5 in fields 533 and 538 in the MARC 21 bibliographic and holdings formatsDiscussion Paper No. 2007-DP01: Changes for the German and Austrian conversion to MARC 21Discussion Paper No. 2007-DP02: Use of field 520 for content advice statementsDiscussion Paper No. 2007-DP03: Recording the linking ISSN (ISSN-L) in the MARC 21 Bibliographic, Authority, and Holdings FormatsDiscussion Paper No. 2007-DP04: Definition of Field 004 in the MARC 21 Bibliographic Format
Thursday, May 03, 2007
Tuesday, May 01, 2007
WorldCat Local is up and running at the University of Washington.The search results include articles as well as more traditional catalog materials. It shows other local libraries with an item. It is possible to link to a search result. Facets along the left side to narrow the search. Lots of good things here.Some drawbacks I see are that there is no option to view the MARC record. When I do reference I often find that useful. Maybe it is an option for the staff? There is a place for reviews but no place for tagging or a simple thumbs up/down. How about saving a search and getting an RSS feed or email when something that matches is added. Since there are articles there that would be a very useful way to keep up with a subject area. Cite this item is nice, but why can't I select the format I want and then only get that one. And why limit the options to only a few. How about the option to import it into Endnotes.This is shown as a beta version. Maybe further developments will make this the system of the future, but not just yet.