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Re: ILSes

From: Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>
Date: Sat, 03 Sep 2011 13:14:31 -0700
Message-ID: <20110903131431.8374405kp28drn3b@kcoyle.net>
To: public-xg-lld@w3.org
i think the sense was:

these vendor systems contain the libraries' bibliographic data in a  
central database. That bibliographic database supports management  
functions like acquisitions, circulation, patron data, as well as the  
user discovery function.

--

I'm not necessarily suggesting that as wording, but as an explanation  
of what was being said.

kc



Quoting Tom Baker <tbaker@tbaker.de>:

> Instead of vendor systems "hold[ing] the bibliographic data  
> integrated into library
> management functions," how about:
>
>     Much of the technical expertise in the library community is  
> concentrated in
>     the small number of vendors who provide the systems and software that run
>     library management functions as well as the user discovery service --
>     systems which integrate bibliographic data into library management
>     functions such as acquisitions, user data, and circulation.
>
> Tom
>
> [1]  
> http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/index.php?title=Draft_issues_page_take2&diff=6101&oldid=6100
> [2] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Integrated_library_system
>
>



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