OCLC Systems & Services: International digital library perspectives: Volume 18 Issue 4


Table of contents

The ALCTS Networked Resources and Metadata Committee: setting course in a sea of change

Norm Medeiros

This article describes the work of the Networked Resources and Metadata Committee (NRMC), a committee within ALA’s Association for Library Collections and Technical…

Saving room for CUSTARD

Randall C. Jimerson

The Canadian‐US Task Force on Archival Description (CUSTARD) has undertaken the process of reconciling the two principal North American standards for archival description…

Building a national or international China bibliographic utility

Jinfang Niu

Today, Chinese libraries are in urgent need of a national bibliographic utility resembling the OCLC union catalog for cooperative cataloging and resource sharing. Three…

Celebrating history and innovation: the Louisiana Purchase Digital Library project at Louisiana State University

Aimee Fifarek

For over a decade, the Louisiana State University Libraries have been engaged in providing digital access to their many varied special collections. The most recent of…

Data collection for user‐oriented library services: Wesleyan University Library’s experience

Rachel Cheng, Steve Bischof, Alan J. Nathanson

This article details the experience of Wesleyan University Library in Middletown, CT, in the collection, management and assessment of library usage statistics to improve…

Transcribing and encoding spoken data

Marco Cencini

Presents some basic features for encoding spoken texts with the TEI (text encoding initiative) scheme. Highlights the reasons for encoding spoken texts and gives a brief…



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