Tuesday, October 12, 2004

WorldCat heading to the Open Web

All of OCLC’s WorldCat Heading Toward the Open Web

Excited by the “resounding success” of the Open WorldCat pilot program, the management of OCLC, the world’s largest library vendor, has decided to open the entire collection of 53.3 million items connected to 928.6 million library holdings for “harvesting” by Google and Yahoo! Search.

-from ResourceShelf

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