OCLC Systems & Services: International digital library perspectives: Volume 20 Issue 3


Library and Information Science

Table of contents

Repurposed metadata: ONIX and the Library of Congress's BEAT program

Norm Medeiros

This paper reviews the ONIX‐based efforts of the Library of Congress's Bibliographic Enrichment Advisory Team (BEAT). The paper describes BEAT's table of contents…

Moving from data to information

Robert Fox

In order to make competent decisions, maintain excellent collections and provide patron‐centered services, digital libraries must pay attention to how they store…

Digital assets for the next millennium

Elizabeth Yakel

Over the past decade, a variety of digital imaging projects have been carried out in archives, libraries, and museums. This paper discusses the difficulties in moving from…

The problem of mainstreaming digital libraries

Jeremy Frumkin

This paper examines the problem of digital library adoption by traditional libraries, and the efforts of the National Science Digital Library and the OCKHAM Initiative to…

Copyright in the networked world: technology and consumer rights in copyright

Michael Seadle

Early copyright laws said little about the rights of consumers. In general, the law in each country gave an exclusive, short‐term right to make copies of the work as a…

A usability study of the Belgian‐American Research Collection: measuring the functionality of a digital library

Jason A. Clark

This study presents findings with a particular digital library system, the Belgian‐American Research Collection at the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections Center…

Conventional language for cataloging remote access electronic resources: the time is now!

Allen Thunell, Lisa Robinson

This paper gives suggestions for how remote access electronic resources could be described in bibliographic records and provides examples of such descriptive practices…

Memory institutions as digital publishers: a case study on standards and interoperability

Charles F. Thomas

Using an introductory organizational case study, this paper examines the tension digital publishers face between wanting to adhere to relevant standards, and the…



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