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03 December 2015

Standards for archival description have been in place for more than thirty years, but what does actual practice look like? In this webinar, OCLC Research Program Officer Jackie Dooley gave an overview of her deep dive into the four million records for archival materials in WorldCat. #orlp

  • Venue: Online via WebEx
  • Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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