We're currently sketching out the process and scripts for adding $0 to
our (existing) Voyager records in bulk, having already done some
proof-of-concept testing, and will be eager to share our discoveries.
"We" is pretty much just Tech. Services staff, by the way, so we are /
will be learning quite a lot.
Speaking of steps that can be taken now: Has anyone incorporated the
MarcEdit Link Identifiers tool into their cataloging workflows? If so, how?
On 04/04/2015 04:07 PM, Karen Coyle wrote:
> On 4/4/15 12:27 PM, Steven Folsom wrote:
>> Yes, we will be working with MARC for a while longer. I, too, hope in
>> the meantime that we make strides in sanctioned additions and work
>> arounds to MARC that position us for better days, e.g. more $0 URI’s
>> that are dereferenceable.
> Just want to note that some of the same vendors who do authority
> updates will also add the appropriate URI in the $0 of the returned
> record. I've been told, however, that this service is not being
> requested by customers. Getting those $0's filled in would make it
> possible for all library systems to produce useful schema.org markup
> in their displays. It would also make any conversion to BIBFRAME or
> RDA in RDF much more economical because the identifiers would already
> be available.
> So, is anyone doing this? Getting the $0's filled in? Do you have info
> to report from your experience?