Category for sites that discuss the process of authority control. This is the system where libraries examine and work with catalog records to make sure the names of authors, titles, etc. are uniform throughout the catalog to make it easier to find items.

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Authority Control in the 21st Century
Conference proceedings of an invitational conference held by OCLC March 31 - April 1, 1996. Includes full-text of the papers presented at the conference.
ISBN Check
Form for checking International Standard Book Numbers for correct length, format, checksums and check digits.
Library of Congress Authorities
Includes subject, name, title and name/title authority records created by or for the Library of Congress. Permits free downloading in MARC format.
The Union List of Artist Names
The ULAN currently contains some 200,000 names representing approximately 100,000 individual artists (or "creators," including performance artists, and decorative artists) and architects, cumulated from nine participating Getty documentation projects. The entire ULAN is available free of charge, allowing a search for artists or architects and retrieve their variant names, biographical information, and bibliographic citations.
Web World of Authority Control
Bibliography listing that includes tools, thesauri, Library of Congress sites, articles, workshops, journals, ALA committees, listservs, libraries, and vendors that deal with authority control or may be helpful in establishing authorities. This list is an attempt to help Authority Control Librarians and other librarians to do authority work easier and faster. Created and maintained by subject authorities librarians at Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University.
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