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WorldCat

WorldCat is a union catalog that itemizes the collections of 72,000 libraries in 170 countries and territories that participate in the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) global cooperative. [1]

17 relations: Batch processing, Bibliography, Copac, Database, Fred Kilgour, Hong Kong, Interlibrary loan, Library, Library and Archives Canada, Library classification, Margalit Fox, OCLC, Online public access catalog, Research Libraries UK, The Guardian, The New York Times, Union catalog.

Batch processing

Batch processing is the execution of a series of programs ("jobs") on a computer without manual intervention.

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Bibliography

Bibliography (from Greek βιβλιογραφία bibliographia, literally "book writing"), as a discipline, is traditionally the academic study of books as physical, cultural objects; in this sense, it is also known as bibliology (from Greek -λογία, -logia).

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Copac

Copac is a union catalogue which provides free access to the merged online catalogues of many major research libraries and specialist libraries in the United Kingdom and Ireland, plus the British Library, the National Library of Scotland and the National Library of Wales.

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Database

A database is an organized collection of data.

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Fred Kilgour

Frederick Gridley Kilgour (January 6, 1914 – July 31, 2006) was an American librarian and educator known as the founding director of OCLC (Online Computer Library Center), an international computer library network and database that changed the way people use libraries.

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong, traditionally Hongkong, officially known as Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is a Special Administrative Region (SAR) on the southern coast of China at the Pearl River Estuary and the South China Sea.

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Interlibrary loan

Interlibrary loan (abbreviated ILL, and sometimes called interloan, interlending, document delivery, or document supply) is a service whereby a user of one library can borrow books or receive photocopies of documents that are owned by another library.

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Library

A library is a collection of sources of information and similar resources, made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing.

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Library and Archives Canada

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) (in French: Bibliothèque et Archives Canada) is a federal institution tasked with acquiring, preserving and making Canada's documentary heritage accessible.

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Library classification

A library classification is a system by which library materials are arranged according to subject.

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Margalit Fox

Margalit Fox (born 1961) is an American writer for The New York Times, and other publications, and is a book author.

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OCLC

The Online Computer Library Center, Inc. (OCLC) is "a nonprofit, membership, computer library service and research organization dedicated to the public purposes of furthering access to the world's information and reducing information costs".

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Online public access catalog

An online public access catalog (often abbreviated as OPAC or simply library catalog) is an online database of materials held by a library or group of libraries.

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Research Libraries UK

Research Libraries UK (RLUK) (formerly CURL) comprises 34 University and other research libraries in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British national daily newspaper.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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Union catalog

A union catalog is a combined library catalog describing the collections of a number of libraries.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WorldCat

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