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Re: ILSes

From: Tom Baker <tbaker@tbaker.de>
Date: Sat, 3 Sep 2011 17:51:32 -0400
To: Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>
Cc: public-xg-lld@w3.org
Message-ID: <20110903215132.GA11744@julius>
On Sat, Sep 03, 2011 at 01:14:31PM -0700, Karen Coyle wrote:
> 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.

Thanks. That is indeed what I understood from the original, and I think that's
what my revised version also says, though a bit more clearly.  (Will replace
"into" with "with" when the W3C website comes back up...)

Tom


> 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
> >
> >
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Karen Coyle
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> 
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