Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Roundup on Proposed Outsourcing of AMICUS National Catalogue to OCLC

The INFOdocket website has a roundup of the correspondence between Canadian library associations and Library and Archives Canada (LAC) relating to the proposed outsourcing of its AMICUS national union catalogue to the OCLC international library cooperative.

The proposal has been quite controversial and sparked criticism from various library associations such as the British Columbia Library Association, the Canadian Association of Law Libraries, and the Canadian Library Association (CLA). Late last month, the new head of LAC, Mr. Guy Berthiaume, responded to the CLA.

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posted by Michel-Adrien at 8:30 pm


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