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.
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Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.