Over the past month, there have been several good posts and papers on identifiers. Today, Resource Shelf announced that the Book Industry Study Group published a discussion paper on the ISTC or the International Standard Text Code. This idea of ISTC also appeared some time ago on the listserv NGC4Lib as part of the discussion …

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NGC4lib on WEMI and Identifiers

The listserv, the Next Generation Catalog for Libraries has been extremely busy this last month. Three discussions really stand out: FRBR's Group 1 entities and what type of identifiers are associated with them, in particular works, expressions and manifestations ; Tim Berners Lee and the Semantic Web ; FRBR's user tasks and their continued relevance. …

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