[ale] Linux in libraries (a heads-up for June 2002)
esoteric at denali.atlnet.com
Wed Jul 18 10:03:36 EDT 2001
Ben Ostrowsky wrote:
> >If the database was properly normalized, I don't know that it would be
> >that large. Many of the schools would have the same books.
> Well, there are about 47 million bibliographic records at OCLC (oclc.org),
> along with a record of which libraries all over the world own a copy. :)
So, what db are they using?
Until later: Geoffrey esoteric at denali.atlnet.com
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