Category Archives: vendors

Discovery silos vs. the open web

Bibliographic data that is not openly available on the web is harmful. In this post I’d like to point to a recent incident that demonstrates this: a correspondence between the board of the Orbis Cascade Alliance (“a consortium of 37 … Continue reading

Posted in vendors | 5 Comments

Sweden Ends Negotiations with OCLC

The following guest post is by Maria Kadesjö who works at the Libris-department at the National Library of Sweden. The national library of Sweden has ended negotiations with OCLC on participation in WorldCat, as the parties could not come to … Continue reading

Posted in guest post, vendors | Leave a comment

Ex Libris, Alma and Open Data

This blog post is written by Carl Grant, chief librarian at Ex Libris and past president of Ex Libris North America, in answer to some questions that Adrian Pohl, coordinator of the OKFN Working Group on Open bibliographic Data, posed … Continue reading

Posted in guest post, OKFN Openbiblio, vendors | 1 Comment