Also the Czech National Library's authority file:
I am not sure why this url is soooo long. I hope it works for you. Or you
can start out here:
then go to Katalogy a databaze, then to Prehled vsech dostupnych bazi NK,
then choose AUT.
I especially like the first set of search boxes, since it allows you to
Diana Brooking (206) 685-0389
Cataloging Librarian (206) 685-8782 fax
Suzzallo Library [log in to unmask]
University of Washington
Seattle WA 98195-2900
On Sat, 22 Mar 2008, Sherman Clarke wrote:
> In addition to the useful information that one finds in OCLC which might be on non-English and older records, this round of messages on 670s from such records leads me to mention how much help we've been getting recently from European national libraries. The French authority file is especially helpful since the records are in a style that closely parallels NACO, i.e., heading with date, alternate forms of name, nationality, life dates, affiliations, link to bibs, and (alas) gender. I have also used the German and Dutch national libraries many times, as well as the Biblioteca nazionale centrale di Firenze.
> BN France = http://www.bnf.fr/pages/catalogues.htm
> DNB = http://www.d-nb.de/sammlungen/kataloge/opac.htm
> KB = http://www.kb.nl/menu/catalogi.html
> BNCF = http://www.bncf.firenze.sbn.it/pagina.php?id=36
> And you get to practice your French, German, Dutch, and Italian.
> Sherman Clarke
> New York University Libraries
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