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Re: order of acronyms?

From: Peter Murray <peter.murray@lyrasis.org>
Date: Fri, 9 Sep 2011 14:30:31 -0400
To: Jodi Schneider <jodi.schneider@deri.org>
CC: public-xg-lld <public-xg-lld@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B29D8DE2-2024-4C4E-A541-4E897FD22950@lyrasis.org>
Technically, it is now just OCLC.  It is one of those abbreviations without a meaning.


On Sep 9, 2011, at 1:49 PM, Jodi Schneider wrote:
> "It is encouraging that established institutions are increasingly committing resources to Linked Data projects, from the national libraries of Sweden, Hungary, Germany, France, the Library of Congress, and the British Library, to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and OCLC (Online Computer Library Center, Inc.). "
> Should the acronym be the parenthetical part? e.g., Online Computer Library Center, Inc. (OCLC).
> later we say:
> "For example, Open Library attaches OCLC numbers to its bibliographic items."
> -Jodi

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