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Re: order of acronyms?

From: Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>
Date: Fri, 09 Sep 2011 11:42:55 -0700
Message-ID: <20110909114255.829278j3lqzjgrhr@kcoyle.net>
To: Peter Murray <peter.murray@lyrasis.org>
Cc: Jodi Schneider <jodi.schneider@deri.org>, public-xg-lld <public-xg-lld@w3.org>
I agree with keeping it OCLC. They do give it a spelled out meaning in  
their documentation, but treat OCLC as primary:

Domestic and international trademarks and/or service marks of OCLC  
Online Computer Library Center, Inc. and its affiliates

kc

Quoting Peter Murray <peter.murray@lyrasis.org>:

> Technically, it is now just OCLC.  It is one of those abbreviations  
> without a meaning.
>
>
> Peter
>
> 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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