October 10, 2015

EBSCO Discovery Service Adds the Complete Harvard Library Bibliographic Dataset Released Last Week

The Harvard Library dataset was released on April 24th. Here’s our post and links to resources.

Now, today’s news from EBSCO:

Harvard Library Bibliographic Dataset contains 12 million open-access catalog records from Harvard’s 73 libraries. The metadata in the Harvard Library Bibliographic Dataset has been created, acquired and modified over decades and includes bibliographic information for books, videos, audio, images, manuscripts and maps. These unique records consist of information describing works—including creator, title, publisher, date, language, and subject headings—as well as other descriptors usually not available to end users.

Read the Complete Announcement

We wouldn’t be at all surprised to be learn about the dataset becoming available via other discovery services in the near future.

Gary Price About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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