New OCLC Record Use Policy Approved

Just posted from OCLC: The new WorldCat record use policy has been approved by the OCLC Board of Trustees. WorldCat Rights and Responsibilities for the OCLC Cooperative will be effective August 1, 2010. Our 12-member Record Use Policy Council undertook a detailed investigation of the issues and drafted a new policy that we introduced for …

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OCLC: WorldCat use policy

The WorldCat use policy draft has been posted and is open for review. Here's the information: Next-generation policy for WorldCat records—open for community review The OCLC Record Use Policy Council members have been working for the past few months to develop the next generation of a WorldCat use policy, and we are pleased to announce …

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OCLC: Expert Community Experiment and Data

OCLC recently held a number of webinars summing up their Expert Community Experiment. These webinars should be posted soon on their Expert Community Experiment website. Basically, the information summarized was a compendium and brief analysis of the monthly reports on the Expert Community Experiment. As the monthly statistics indicated, the experiment was a success. The …

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OCLC: Back to the Review Policy

OCLC has announced that it will convene a council to study the WorldCat Record Use Policy. From their announcement at, http://www.oclc.org/us/en/news/releases/200948.htm: The OCLC Board of Trustees has convened a Record Use Policy Council, which will draw upon the fundamental values of the OCLC cooperative and engage with the global library community to develop the next …

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