[openbiblio-dev] Overlap between Bibliographica and Europeana?

Antoine Isaac aisaac at few.vu.nl
Tue May 17 13:46:23 UTC 2011

Hi Corine,

Thanks a lot!
A pity, it would have been fun to relate BL objects throughout contexts... But I guess it's also healthy that BL does not end up exposing the same objects through dozens of different channels :-)


> Hi Antoine
> There shouldn't be any overlap between the dataset we've given to
> Bibliographica and the content you have in Europeana.
> The dataset Bibliographica has is the BNB - the British National
> Bibliography which records the publishing activity of the United Kingdom
> and the Republic of Ireland since 1950.
> http://www.bl.uk/bibliographic/natbib.html
> The datasets that we contributed to Europeana shouldn't overlap because
> sound is out of scope for BNB; the dataset we contributed to the
> European Library Reading Europe virtual exhibition was pre-1950 and the
> images from Collect Britain were also out of scope for BNB.
> Hope this helps.
> Best, Corine
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Antoine Isaac [mailto:aisaac at few.vu.nl]
> Sent: 17 May 2011 14:00
> To: openbiblio-dev at lists.okfn.org
> Cc: Deliot, Corine
> Subject: Overlap between Bibliographica and Europeana?
> Hi everyone,
> By chance, would anyone of you recognize whether there is a significant
> overlap between the BL stuff from Bibliographica and what is at
> http://europeana.eu/portal/search.html?query=europeana_dataProvider%3A*B
> ritish*
> ?
> I have trouble figuring it out, and tests with random individual
> objects...
> Thanks for any input you could provide,
> Antoine

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