Heya Chris.. Index Data used to maintain a public registry of z3950
targets, and I think it used to show which targets support the OPAC-1
record syntax as a means of supporting holdings info.. Might be a good
place to start?
On Mon, 2009-11-16 at 14:05 +0000, Chris Keene wrote:
> We recently implemented a new third party web catalogue (Aquabrowser).
> So far so good, and separating the web based discovery layer from the
> monolithic ILS seems to be the right direction.
> However there seems to be two areas of weakness: Holdings and 'My
> Accout' (renewal, reservations). i.e. the need for *any*
> catalogue/discovery system to allow users to see holdings and account
> info from *any* ils.
> I'm trying to get my facts right on the current situation. Any help
> re Holdings. Two things come up when asking around and looking on the
> web (some what briefly), Z39.50 and ISO 20775.
> Can anyone give me an idea if any/many/all (ILS) Z implementations have
> implemented the holdings information?
> Is there a way of testing this using a client such as yaz (e.g. a worked
> example of seeing holdings via Z)
> Is there interest from ILS suppliers in the ISO holdings standard, are
> any of them implementing it?
> Thanks for any info