OCLC Systems & Services: International digital library perspectives: Volume 27 Issue 3


Library and Information Science

Table of contents - Special Issue: Music information retrieval (MIR) and library issues

Shaping a collection one electronic book at a time: Patron‐driven acquisitions in academic libraries

Norm Medeiros

This paper seeks to discuss patron‐driven acquisition (PDA) of electronic books (e‐books), a relatively recent move designed to meet immediate needs rather than predict future use.

Avoiding the weak link

Robert Fox

The aim of this paper is to give an overview of linked data, and to look at some of the possibilities for leveraging linked data in library discovery systems.

Project management 101: Plan well, communicate a lot, and don't forget acceptance criteria!

Frederick Zarndt

The purpose of this paper is to describe basic and simple practices for technology project management. These practices are the ingredients for all successful software…

Leveraging the FRBR model for music discovery and data sharing: Autobiographical note

Jenn Riley

In 2008, Indiana University received a National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for a project entitled “Variations/FRBR: variations as a…

Towards a “musicianship model” for music knowledge organization

Margaret Lam

How does one classify instructional videos uploaded by musicians of different caliber and mastery on video‐sharing sites? What kinds of communities are forming around…

Collaborative classification of popular music on the internet and its social implications

Rose Marie Santini

This paper aims to discuss how collaborative classification works in online music information retrieval systems and its impacts on the construction, fixation and…

Creating a specialized music search interface in a traditional OPAC environment

Bob Thomas

Undergraduate music majors often search for resources in a limited number of formats. This developed a specialized search interface which might better support the needs of…



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