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Documentation

Setting holdings for OCLC Z39.50-Derived records via batchloading 
http://www.oclc.org/oclc/cataloging/z3950/zcat_batchload.htm

 

Searching tips for OCLC Z39.50 Cataloging 
http://www.oclc.org/oclc/cataloging/z3950/zcat_searchtips.htm

 

ANSI/NISO Z39.50-1995, Information Retrieval (Z39.50) : Application Service Definition and Protocol Specification (ISO 23950)
http://lcweb.loc.gov/z3950/agency/document.html Bath Profile, a subset of Z39.50 endorsed by CIC: http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/interop-focus/bath/ Bath Profile compliance by OCLC for FirstSearch: http://www.oclc.org/support/documentation/firstsearch/ Bath Profile ver. 1.1 at: http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/bath/pb-current.htm

 

Recommendations for indexing MARC 21 records to support Z Texas and Bath profile bibiographic searches
http://www.unt.edu/wmoen/Z3950/MARC21Indexing/Z3950MARCIndexing.htm

 

SRU (Search/Retrieval via URL protocol) 
http://www.loc.gov/standards/sru/

 

Z39.50 Registry of Object Identifiers 
http://lcweb.loc.gov/z3950/agency/defns Includes: Bib-1 Attribute Set, Z39.50 Date/Time Definition, TagSet-G, MultipleSearchTerms, etc.

 

Z39.50 Interoperability Testbed Study 
http://www.unt.edu/zinterop/

Destinations

Library Z39.50 destinations / Cataloger's toolbox
http://staff.library.mun.ca/staff/toolbox/z3950hosts.html

 

Bookwhere
http://www.webclarity.info/products/bookwhere.html Includes link to list of Z39.50 hosts.

 

LC Voyager Z39.50 server configuration guidelines 
http://lcweb.loc.gov/z3950/lcserver.html This document provides detailed technical information for Z39.50 client developers and implementors that is necessary in order to access and interwork with the LC Voyager Z39.50 server.