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WoGroFuBiCo meeting at Google

Posted by: William Denton, 12 March 2007 7:34 am
Categories: Library of Congress

The WoGroFuBiCo, or Working Group on the Future of Bibliographic Control (created by the Library of Congress), had a meeting last week at Google headquarters. (They wanted a meeting in California and Google offered the space.) FRBR came up during the day. If you’re interested in FRBR, you’ll want to follow this group, both for what they do and what people say they should be doing. Here are some relevant blog posts.


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  1. [...] to be rushing into anything. As for quality control and metadata issues, I don’t know, but the FRBR Blog has reported that a Library of Congress working group on bibliographic control has recently met [...]

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