Re: Latest on ISSN-L? (fwd) Barbara Pope 02 Dec 2009 19:28 UTC
Okay, I know I should probably be flogged for not knowing this, but what
exactly is the ISSN-L?
Barbara M. Pope, MALS
Pittsburg State University
Steven C Shadle wrote:
> Thought this would be of interest to the Serialst community.
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> Date: Wed, 2 Dec 2009 11:29:26 -0500
> From: "Weitz,Jay" <weitzj@OCLC.ORG>
> Reply-To: OCLC-Cataloging <OCLC-CAT@OCLC.ORG>
> To: 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
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: OCLC-Cataloging [mailto:OCLC-CAT@OCLC.ORG] On Behalf Of Chew Chiat
> Sent: Wednesday, December 02, 2009 10:22 AM
> To: OCLC-CAT
> 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
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