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Cataloging: Authority Maintenance

TITLE: Authority Control in the 21st Century: Proceedings
DESCRIPTION: Contains papers presented at the Authority Control in the 21st Century: An Invitational Conference held March 31 - April 1, 1996 by OCLC. Excellent resource to review the current trends of authority control.
KEYWORDS: authority control, papers, proceedings

TITLE: OCLC Authority Control
DESCRIPTION: Purchasing Blackwell North America's (BNA) authority control services in 1997, OCLC has expanded its authority control service market. According to OCLC's Web site, "OCLC's Authority Control automatically corrects, updates, and modernizes headings for personal and/or corporate names, series, and LC and/or Medical subject headings found in your bibliographic records." Includes the Authority Record Format.
KEYWORDS: oclc authority control

TITLE: Data Research Associates. Library of Congress Authority File
DESCRIPTION: Password is required to get access to the system.
KEYWORDS: lc authority file, dra

TITLE: Library of Congress. LOCIS (Library Of Congress Information System)
DESCRIPTION: It contains all the bibliographic and authority records stored in the Library of Congress database. Catalogers can use it to verify bibliographic data and authority headings. The database also contains federal legislation since 1981, copyright information, National Referral Center resources file, and foreign law. Simple and advanced search requests for the LC Catalogs are also available through the LC Z39.50 Gateway.
HOURS: U.S. Eastern Time -- Monday-Friday, 6:30 am to 12:00 midnight; Saturday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; and Sunday, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. LOCIS may shut down at other times for maintenance.
KEYWORDS: lc authority file, locis

TITLE: Library Technologies, Inc.
DESCRIPTION: Offers "libraries a full range of database preparation services, including duplicate record resolution, item field builds, smart and dumb barcode label production, help in local system migrations and authority control services."
KEYWORDS: lti authority control

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