Yep, I caught the license information but it appeared that they didn't
really have much more than a list for you to use locally. More or less
stated how you line up their headings with your local items is up to
you. Probably won't pursue the cost until I know that it can be done
programmatically versus human recataloging.
On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 12:40 PM, Roy Tennant <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> The BISG licenses BISAC to institutions that want to incorporate the
> terminology into their "internal systems". I'm not sure what this means
> for API access. But an email to the BISG seems the minimum of due diligence.
>  http://www.bisg.org/standards/bisac_subject/license.html
> On 1/21/09 1/21/09 € 9:12 AM, "Ryan Eby" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> I was wondering if anyone knows of a good BISAC Subject Headings
>> source for looking up a recommended BISAC based on ISBN, LCSH, etc.
>> I've found some pages on oclc.org saying they were starting work on
>> crosswalks and possibly including them in WorldCat but I haven't seen
>> any returned in any WorldCat api calls yet. I've also read that ONIX
>> records often have a BISAC code, is there a good source that might
>> cover many publishers?