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Posted By Jay Weitz May 25, 2022 10:34 AM
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Please join us for the upcoming OCLC cataloging community meeting. OCLC cataloging community meeting Date: 3 June 2022 Time: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT (UTC -4) Register now for the next session in this popular semi-annual virtual event series that offers updates on current topics of interest and ample ...
Posted By Jay Weitz May 13, 2022 10:10 AM
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On May 26, 2022, OCLC expects to install changes to WorldCat Validation, including the following new features and enhancements:   OCLC-MARC Validations of New MARC Codes Announced February-April 2022   The following bug fix will also be included:   Correction of Validation for Bibliographic ...
Posted By Jay Weitz May 02, 2022 10:53 AM
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May 2022 OCLC Virtual AskQC Office Hours Invitation   Perhaps the often overlooked WorldCat Registry has not yet registered on your consciousness.  It may surprise you how crucial the quality of its institutional metadata can be to the smooth functioning of so many other OCLC services.  Register ...
Posted By Jay Weitz Apr 06, 2022 12:14 PM
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Reimagine Descriptive Workflows: A new report from OCLC Research   The Reimagine Descriptive Workflows project convened a group of experts, practitioners, and community members to determine ways of improving descriptive practices, tools, infrastructure, and workflows in libraries and archives. ...
Posted By Jay Weitz Apr 05, 2022 08:12 AM
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April 2022 OCLC Virtual AskQC Office Hours Invitation   If it's critical for you to expand your limited knowledge of editions, OCLC invites you to attend either session of the new, complete, and unabridged Virtual AskQC Office Hour of "Editions annotated, collected, corrected, and expanded: The varieties ...
Posted By Jay Weitz Mar 08, 2022 03:56 PM
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At OCLC, we're always working to improve the quality of WorldCat records and make library resources more accessible to users worldwide. On 14 March 2022, we're kicking off our latest project to enhance WorldCat data quality by controlling and enriching subject headings in individual bibliographic records ...
Posted By Jay Weitz Mar 01, 2022 09:25 AM
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March 2022 OCLC Virtual AskQC Office Hours Invitation   March arrives, meaning that in the Northern Hemisphere, spring begins to melt the ice in preparation for a bracing dip into "Bibliographic Formats and Standards Chapter 3:  A Deep Dive."   OCLC invites you to attend either Virtual AskQC ...
Posted By Jay Weitz Feb 22, 2022 03:45 PM
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WorldCat Validation Release Notes, February 2022 On February 24, 2022, OCLC expects to install changes to WorldCat Validation, including the following new features and enhancements:  OCLC-MARC Validations of New MARC Codes Announced November 2021 Through January 2022 New ISSN Centre Codes Validated ...
Posted By Jay Weitz Feb 10, 2022 08:50 AM
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The latest iteration of the OCLC Cataloging Community Meeting took place on 28 January 2022 from 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm EST (UTC -5). Recordings and slides are now available on the event page. (We will add meeting notes to this page soon.) We are very grateful to all who participated. Agenda for the 28 ...
Posted By Jay Weitz Jan 21, 2022 07:28 AM
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February 2022 OCLC Virtual AskQC Office Hours Invitation In case you hadn't noticed, the Virtual AskQC Office Hours have taken December and January off.  If you are now ready for your next VAOH fix, OCLC invites you to attend either session of "Getting a Fix on Fixed Field Elements, Part 2," in February ...
Posted By Jay Weitz Jan 20, 2022 01:42 PM
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Posting on behalf of my colleague, Erica Melko.  Please excuse any duplication of this message.   -- Jay Weitz   *****   Want to get the latest from HangingTogether in your inbox? Now there's a way. Sign up to receive an email digest of postings from HangingTogether, the OCLC Research blog. ...
Posted By Jay Weitz Jan 20, 2022 01:20 PM
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Register now for the OCLC Cataloging Community Meeting, 28 January 2022   Please join us on 28 January 2022 from 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm EST (UTC -5) for our next virtual OCLC Cataloging Community Meeting. This is a great opportunity to share and discuss pertinent cataloging topics with OCLC staff and ...
Posted By Jay Weitz Dec 23, 2021 09:02 AM
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Just in time for the holidays, the December 2021 issue of the IFLA Metadata Newsletter is now available at https://www.ifla.org/wp-content/uploads/ifla_metadata_newsletter_december_2021.pdf.  Published twice a year, the Newsletter is a joint production of the IFLA Bibliography, Cataloguing, and Subject ...
Posted By Jay Weitz Dec 09, 2021 02:10 PM
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After receiving the new and revised subject authority records from the Library of Congress on November 30, OCLC has been working to change the Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) within WorldCat records to the new forms.  The previous heading Aliens changed to Noncitizens.  The former heading ...
Posted By Jay Weitz Nov 22, 2021 10:57 AM
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OCLC welcomes the changes that the Library of Congress (LC) is making to the Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) for Aliens to Noncitizens and for Illegal aliens to both Noncitizens and Illegal immigration along with other related heading changes.  The tentative list of these changes is here.  ...
Posted By Jay Weitz Nov 22, 2021 10:55 AM
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OCLC welcomes the changes that the Library of Congress (LC) is making to the Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) for Aliens to Noncitizens and for Illegal aliens to both Noncitizens and Illegal immigration along with other related heading changes.  The tentative list of these changes is here.  ...
Posted By Jay Weitz Nov 22, 2021 10:17 AM
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On Friday, 2021 November 19, OCLC installed changes to WorldCat Validation, including the following new features and enhancements:   OCLC-MARC Validations of New MARC Codes Announced September-October 2021 New ISSN Centre Code Validated for Bibliographic 022 Bibliographic Field 049 Subfield $a ...
Posted By Jay Weitz Nov 03, 2021 08:34 AM
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November Virtual AskQC Office Hours invitation  OCLC invites you to attend either of its Virtual AskQC Office Hours (VAOH) sessions for November 2021.  The presentation on "Cataloging Children's Materials" will cover classification, use of subject headings, and general cataloging principles for children's ...
Posted By Jay Weitz Oct 19, 2021 10:06 AM
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Register now for OCLC and Linked Data: An update on infrastructure testing and linked data quality, 27 October 2021 Please join us on Wednesday, 27 October 2021 at 1:00 pm EDT (UTC -4) for our next virtual meeting highlighting OCLC's recent linked data work and the impact it will have on the library ...
Posted By Jay Weitz Oct 05, 2021 01:59 PM
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Faceting by chapter and query suggestion enhancements added to search in Bibliographic Formats and Standards   Bibliographic Formats and Standards (BFAS) is one of the most popular destinations on the OCLC website. Based on survey feedback from users, we have enhanced the search functionality in ...