[Koha] Fwd: Access to British Library Z39.50 servers

Colin Campbell colin.campbell at ptfs-europe.com
Fri Mar 11 04:15:24 NZDT 2011

On 10/03/11 13:51, Elaine Bradtke wrote:
> We use some BL records in our catalogue.  I e-mailed them explaining
> our interest and proposed use and they signed us up for the MARC21
> service. It is my understanding that they don't want someone skimming
> their data and reselling it. Nor do they want bulk Z39.50 queries. But
> as we were not planning to do either, they gave us access.  It doesn't
> hurt to contact them and ask about your particular situation, I found
> them helpful. We also use Oxford's server, especially for some of the
> older stuff in our collection.
Also there are other copyright libraries in the UK & Ireland so you
might want to try the National Libraries of Wales and Scotland, Trinity
College, Oxford, Cambridge and a lot of academic sites are searchable by


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