Tuesday, October 17, 2006

WorldCat update

OCLC welcomes new member libraries including:-

Fiske Genealogical Library
Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
OCLC Network: OCLC Western Service Center

WorldCat is the worldÂ’s most comprehensive bibliographic database.

Updated at a rate of nearly one new record every 10 seconds, WorldCat contains more than 73 million bibliographic records and 1 billion holdings contributed by more than 9,000 libraries around the world.

and my friend Hedvig in Denmark has found some rare pre-revolution russian books in a library in Scotland and she will apply to the Royal Library in Copenhagen to borrow them for her to read in that library for her to search the ancestry of a russian general


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