Posted in November 2011

Cataloguing to metadata event and slides

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending a fantastic ‘Cataloguing to metadata’ event at Oxford. It was hosted by the Bodleian Libraries and organised by their cataloguing team and staff development folk. I started out as a trainee at Oxford, (also thanks again to staff development there for that!) so felt personally happy to be back and catch … Continue reading

Common sense at at last?

Good news everybody! It seems Marc21 is dead (or been told to order its last meal). Last week, the Library of Congress (LOC) working group on the future of bibliographic control has announced that:   the Library community’s data carrier, MARC, is “based on forty-year-old techniques for data management and is out of step with … Continue reading