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For systems that have ISBNs rather than OCLC numbers, this Linked Data URIs pattern would work the same way:

http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781590308905

These URIs aren't reflected in the data yet, but should be accounted for in the next refresh.

Jeff

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On Feb 11, 2013, at 5:43 PM, "Charles Pennell" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Get those programmers busy Mac!  Of course, this is not the full
> record that would be needed to reconstitute a library's ILS should it
> go down, but they should be able to get that directly from OCLC,
> assuming that they are customers of that utility.  In fact, they would
> have to do that unless you were maintaining a file of at least OCLC
> bib record identifiers (OCLC numbers) for each customer.  That would
> mean that the customer would have to maintain holdings both in OCLC
> and with SLC (keeping track of adds and deletes), something that many
> of us can't manage with just OCLC itself.
> 
> The last URL provided in Jeff Young's message is what gives me hope
> for the future, as each of these headings (OK, "access points") is
> represented by a static link to VIAF, to LC, to Dewey, and to
> WorldCat.  That is what will eventually enable us to maintain our
> subjects and names in real time using authority data that is
> elsewhere.  Now, if we could just link our full serial and e-resource
> records to static links that would refresh ceased and continuation
> titles, URLs, publishers, etc. we would be in business!
> 
>   Charley
> 
> On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 2:23 PM, Young,Jeff (OR) <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Here's how to link to OCLC's Linked Data:
>> 
>> OCLC coins an http URI for a book such as:
>> 
>> http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/136259
>> 
>> Anyone can link to these URIs, just like anyone can link to anything
>> else on the Web.
>> 
>> This book's http URI does a 303 (See Other) redirect to information
>> we've collected about that book:
>> 
>> http://www.worldcat.org/title/zen-mind-beginners-mind/oclc/136259
>> 
>> The information being displayed is available under an ODC-By license as
>> described here:
>> 
>> http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat
>> 
>> A raw data view can be scraped out of the HTML/RDFa using a variety of
>> tools and services such as:
>> 
>> http://www.w3.org/2012/pyRdfa/extract?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.worldcat.org%
>> 2Foclc%2F136259
>> 
>> Jeff
>> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative Forum
>>> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of J. McRee Elrod
>>> Sent: Monday, February 11, 2013 1:47 PM
>>> To: [log in to unmask]
>>> Subject: Re: [BIBFRAME] Linked data (was: Filing indicators)
>>> 
>>> Charles said:
>>> 
>>>> since we are talking about revenue streams here.  At the root of this
>>>> question is the question of how they are prepping themselves for a
>>>> world of linked data in which libraries link back to LC, NLM, NAL,
>>>> Getty, OCLC, BL, or LAC rather than to the vendors?
>>> 
>>> Unless OCLC changes its policies, vendors can not function in such a
>>> bibliographic world.
>>> 
>>> OCLC policy does not allow vendors to retain copies of records created
>>> on or downloaded from OCLC.  This is impossible for SLC, since we need
>>> the records to add copies and volumes, or replace the database for
>>> system migration (when the current ILS can't do MARC out), or in the
>>> case of systems crash.
>>> 
>>> How could non OCLC libraries, as well as vendors, link to OCLC data?
>>> 
>>> 
>>>   __       __   J. McRee (Mac) Elrod ([log in to unmask])
>>>  {__  |   /     Special Libraries Cataloguing   HTTP://www.slc.bc.ca/
>>>  ___} |__ \__________________________________________________________
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Charley Pennell
> Principal Cataloger
> NCSU Libraries
> North Carolina State University
>