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Can I access authority files with this service?

Applies to
  • Z39.50 Cataloging
Answer

Yes. You can access the following authority files with OCLC Z39.50 Cataloging:

  • OCLCAuthoritiesLC – This database contains Library of Congress name and subject authority records.
  • CAOONL - Canadiana (Autorités de noms Canadiana en français): The Canadiana Name Authorities in French is used by Library and Archives Canada (LAC) and other Canadian libraries when creating bibliographic descriptions in French.

For more information, see Search tips for OCLC Z39.50 Authorities.

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