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On Apr 21, 2009, at 11:02 AM, Jonathan Rochkind wrote:
> It _would_ be great if SerSol would actually give you (if you were
> subscribed) a feed of their harvested and normalized metadata, so
> you could still pay them to collect and normalize it, but then use
> it for your own purposes outside of Summon. I hope SerSol will
> consider this down the line, if Summon is succesful.
I don't think it is part of SerSol's business model to offer a feed of
the full metadata it aggregates, but it does seem to be part of the
business model to offer an API upon which you could put your own
interface to the underlying aggregated data.
On Apr 21, 2009, at 12:35 PM, Joe Hourcle wrote:
> Wouldn't this just a "union catalog"?
"Catalog" is such a loaded term that I wouldn't want to touch it... ;-)
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