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Latest on ISSN-L? (fwd) Steven C Shadle 02 Dec 2009 17:38 UTC

Thought this would be of interest to the Serialst community.

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---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Wed, 2 Dec 2009 11:29:26 -0500
From: "Weitz,Jay" <weitzj@OCLC.ORG>
Reply-To: OCLC-Cataloging <OCLC-CAT@OCLC.ORG>
Subject: Re: [OCLC-CAT] Latest on ISSN-L?

A process to add ISSN-L to existing records has been developed, and we
are working with the Library of Congress to implement it.  We have
completed a few records as part of a test (example #10007380).  We don't
yet know how many per day we will be able to add in coming months.

Jay Weitz
Senior Consulting Database Specialist
OCLC Online Computer Library Center
MC 139
6565 Kilgour Place
Dublin, Ohio, USA 43017-3395

Phone:  614-764-6156
Fax:      614-718-7195

-----Original Message-----
From: OCLC-Cataloging [mailto:OCLC-CAT@OCLC.ORG] On Behalf Of Chew Chiat
Sent: Wednesday, December 02, 2009 10:22 AM
Subject: [OCLC-CAT] Latest on ISSN-L?

Now that the ISSN-L subfield is available and indexed in Connexion, what
is the latest news on plans to load the tables into WorldCat?
I've read at different times that OCLC was evaluating or cleaning up the
data, but I'd be interested to know about specific plans and dates. I'm
also curious to know of any other plans that OCLC has for using the



Chew Chiat Naun
Principal Cataloger
Technical Services
University of Minnesota Libraries
160 Wilson Library
309 S 19th Av. S.
Minneapolis, MN  55455