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Linked Open BNB Preview Now Available

Background The British Library is developing a version of the British National Bibliography which it will make available as Linked Open Data. The initial offering includes published books with future releases extending coverage to include serial publications, multipart works, integrating resources, kits and forthcoming publications. The first subset of the […]

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The British Library announces new free data options

The British Library has announced that it is going to offer two new ways for libraries and researchers to access its bibliographic data including the British National Bibliography. These are: A free Z39.50 service for libraries to selectively download records in MARC21 Bulk data sets in XML (RDF/DC) for researchers […]

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The British National Bibliography is 60!

The British National Bibliography (BNB) is 60 years old in January 2010. The BNB is the national bibliography of the United Kingdom. It lists and describes the books and serials newly published or distributed in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland that are received by the British Library under […]

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