And if you could get access to the catalogue, you could then train a
classifier (maybe bayes?) to predict BISAC given the other types of
headings (or other data) in the records.

Rob

On Wed, 2009-01-21 at 12:21 -0500, Andrew Nagy wrote:
> I saw a great presentation by Jesse Haro from Phoenix Public on their Endeca
> catalog.  They had their catalogers go back and recatalog the entire
> collection with BISAC headings.  You might want to see if you can get in
> touch with him to see if he has any information for you.
> 
> http://mlamasslib.blogspot.com/2008/05/endeca-developments-in-opac-world.html
> 
> Andrew
> 
> On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 12:12 PM, Ryan Eby <ryan...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > I was wondering if anyone knows of a good BISAC Subject Headings
> > source for looking up a recommended BISAC based on ISBN, LCSH, etc.
> > I've found some pages on oclc.org saying they were starting work on
> > crosswalks and possibly including them in WorldCat but I haven't seen
> > any returned in any WorldCat api calls yet. I've also read that ONIX
> > records often have a BISAC code, is there a good source that might
> > cover many publishers?
> >
> > http://www.bisg.org/standards/bisac_subject/index.html
> >
> > http://www.oclc.org/dewey/updates/numbers/
> >
> > eby
> >

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