On 04/30/2014 09:38 AM, David Friggens wrote:
> Hi Laura
>> I'd like to find out from as many people as are interested what barriers
>> you feel exist right now to you releasing your library's bibliographic
>> metadata openly.
> One issue is that we pay for enrichments (tables of contents etc) for
> records, and I believe the licence restricts us from giving them to
> other people. We send our records to the national union catalogue and
> OCLC before adding the enrichments, and we'd need to take them out
> before we could "release" records elsewhere.
Note that this is primarily a problem because MARC assumes that all
versioning is done at the record level; there's no easy way to say "the
core bib item is from X, the TOC is from Y and the cover image is from Z".