I am interested only in the bibliographical data, maybe they have more
recent dumps of other types of data. I encourage you to look around.
And I agree, that it would be great if they could provide updates more
frequently. On the other hand, I know only a very small number of
libraries, that regularly publish catalogue dumps. One of them is the
university library in Gent, Belgium, that publishes full dumps every
Michael Lackhoff <[log in to unmask]> ezt írta (időpont: 2021. szept.
8., Sze, 9:18):
> Dear Péter,
> > here is the original press release, including the links:
> > https://www.loc.gov/item/prn-21-047/library-of-congress-releases-data-for-free-download-and-discovery/2021-09-01/
> Thanks, that one is better.
> > For the bibliographical MARC records 3 snapshots are available: 2014,
> > 2016 and 2019. There is no dataset of this kind from the current year.
> Ok, but I still wonder why they make such a press release when there is
> only two year old data available, that's not really "news". I had
> expected a dump a few days or perhaps a few weeks old.
> But of course great to have it, so thanks LoC for providing it!
> A yearly dump would be even greater ;-)
> - Michael
> > Michael Lackhoff <[log in to unmask]> ezt írta (időpont: 2021. szept.
> > 8., Sze, 6:36):
> >> Am 07.09.2021 um 17:09 schrieb Sara Amato:
> >> > Has anyone done anything with the data from LC?
> >> > https://librarytechnology.org/pr/26640
> >> > If so, what tools have you used and what have you done with it?
> >> I would like to, but have problems finding the announced data. The press
> >> release has no link to the data and on the LoC site I only find MARC
> >> record dumps for 2016 and 2014, no 2021 (yet).
> >> Does anyone have the link to the 2021 data or is it only meant as a
> >> promise and the data will come later? The interesting passages are in
> >> present tense though: "Direct access to each data set *is* available
> >> here" (but no link given I expected behind the "here")
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