Archive for July, 2004

Open WorldCat pilot [OCLC]

Tuesday, July 6th, 2004

Ever wonder what happened to libraries? The WorldCat pilot is an effort to integrate library holdings with Internet indexes.

Search in Yahoo! or Google for an item, and if something’s found in the WorldCat catalogue, you will receive a link to library holdings. Click on the link and enter your location information to find the item in a library near you.

Open WorldCat pilot [OCLC]

Metadata Generation Research Project — AMeGA

Tuesday, July 6th, 2004

Interested in the generation of metadata about web-based resources? Really? Well so is the Metadata Generation Research (MGR) project.

They also have a survey you can fill out to let them know how to “best incorporate automatic functionalities and improve the state-of-art metadata generation tools.”

Metadata Generation Research Project — AMeGA

Patents and the threat to open source | The Register

Saturday, July 3rd, 2004

Patents and the threat to open source:

Patents and the threat to open source | The Register
Patents and the threat to open source