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Re: ILSes

From: Jodi Schneider <jodi.schneider@deri.org>
Date: Sun, 4 Sep 2011 21:03:35 +0100
Cc: public-xg-lld <public-xg-lld@w3.org>
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To: Tom Baker <tbaker@tbaker.de>
This is good. Further enlarging might be called for: 

Do you consider knowledge bases (e.g. SFX journal holdings data)  as contained within 'bibliographic data'? It isn't typically in OPACs (nor handled in ILSs), but knowledge bases could be handled very well with Linked Data.

-Jodi

On 3 Sep 2011, at 21:07, Tom Baker wrote:

> 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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