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Posted By Jay Weitz Sep 20, 2022 07:49 AM
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On September 29, 2022, OCLC expects to install changes to WorldCat Validation, including the following new features and enhancements:   OCLC-MARC Validations of New MARC Codes Announced May-August 2022 MARC 21 Bibliographic Update No. 34 (Announced July 2022) MARC 21 Authority Update No. 34 ...
Posted By Jay Weitz Sep 08, 2022 12:26 PM
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September 2022 OCLC Virtual AskQC Office Hours Invitation Perhaps you've seen that button reading "I'm a cataloger.  What's your superpower?"  But catalogers aren't joking.  For the past fifty years, OCLC has steadily expanded the ability of member institutions to edit WorldCat bibliographic records.  ...
Posted By Jay Weitz Aug 16, 2022 04:04 PM
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The term "Electronic books" has never been valid for use in either LCSH or LCGFT as a genre/form heading (field 655). Although many institutions have long used it in WorldCat bibliographic records, it is a restatement of the type of carrier of a resource rather than an indication of the form or genre ...
Posted By Jay Weitz Aug 10, 2022 12:36 PM
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OCLC continues work on moving toward the use of the standard numeric MARC 21 Encoding Levels in Leader/17 and away from the OCLC-defined alphabetic Encoding Levels.  In early 2021, OCLC began to convert the nearly 26 million WorldCat Encoding Level K records to the standard MARC values blank, 7, or 3, ...
Posted By Jay Weitz Aug 02, 2022 09:46 AM
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August 2022 OCLC Virtual AskQC Office Hours Invitation   For understandable reasons, MARC bibliographic field 245 is probably entitled to consider itself the first field among equals.  The title statement does play an outsized role in every bibliographic record, after all.  But as domineering as ...
Posted By Jay Weitz Jul 26, 2022 10:44 AM
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Registration is now open for the next round of Virtual AskQC office hours.  4 monthly topics will be offered August through November 2022, with each 1-hour session being offered twice (second Tuesday of the month at 10 AM Eastern time and Thursday of the following week at 4 PM Eastern time).  Topics ...
Posted By Jay Weitz Jul 06, 2022 12:35 PM
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OCLC is pleased to present a virtual edition of a very successful panel session held at the June 2022 American Library Association Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. We invite you to join us. Transforming Metadata Date: 13 July 2022 Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT (UTC -4) Register now  Library metadata ...
Posted By Jay Weitz Jul 06, 2022 08:38 AM
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Heading to Dublin, Ireland, in a few weeks for IFLA WLIC 2022? If so, we would love to greet you at Stand A109.   You are also invited to our featured sessions at IFLA: OCLC Industry Symposium: Working with a Metadata Mindset As stewards of the world's largest collection of library information, ...
Posted By Jay Weitz Jun 16, 2022 08:16 AM
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OCLC Cataloging Community Session, Live at ALA Annual 2022, Friday, June 24   In the before times, we called them Expert Community Sharing Sessions and they happened in-person at each ALA meeting.  In the past two years, we've held them virtually twice a year and called them OCLC Cataloging Community ...
Posted By Jay Weitz Jun 01, 2022 11:36 AM
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25 May 2022 The IFLA ISBD Review Group is pleased to announce the release of the 2021 Update to the 2011 Consolidated Edition of the ISBD. The 2021 Update is the first release since the publication of the 2011 Consolidated Edition of the ISBD. It extends the coverage of the ISBD to a larger array ...
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 ...