On 4/29/14 10:06 PM, Dan Scott wrote:
> So as soon as you start mixing records that you've purchased
> (presumably under a license that restricts redistribution) into an
> otherwise open set of metadata, you're in a world of pain... because
> typically systems are binary (either they make all of the
> bibliographic metadata openly available, or none of it). Of course
> this means that many sites are probably serving up these sorts of
> records via SRU or Z39.50 when they really should not be. But it
> certainly gives pause to sites that might otherwise package up
> one-time or monthly dumps of all of their data.
To get around the licensing restrictions, an institution can create a
dump of just locally created records and give them away. Here's an
example from the University of Michigan:
The trick, though, is remembering to update it periodically!