Overview• Who am I?• Changing
nature of the library catalogue• Catalysts for cataloguing change• Must MARC die?• Linked data and libraries• Does the library catalogue have a future?
Who am I?• (Digital) Librarian
(Humanist)• 1995 – 2004: Worked in academic libraries in the UK (Nottingham, London)• 2005 – 2011: Worked for The European Library, at the National Library of the Netherlands• 2011 – present: Work for DARIAH-EU at the Göttingen Centre for Digital Humanities, Germany
ELAG 2011 MARC must die?
MARC must die?Bibliographic References:• MARC
Project Final Report (1968)• @rtennant MARC must die (2002)• @lukask Who needs MARC? (2009)• Karen Coyle Metadata Mix and Match (2009)• Jason Thomale Intepreting MARC (2010)• Understanding MARC tutorial• LoC Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative (May 2011)
MARC must die? A new
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