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LOC on the Web 3.0 bandwagon

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 - 3:15pm

I just discovered that the Library of Congress has established a persistent URL (or "permalink") for every item in their catalog. The data in the link is taken from the item's Library of Congress Control Number (LCCN) and is therefore called an LCCN permalink.