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Recombination, mashups and remixing at OCLC

Some OCLC Research Web services By Lorcan Dempsey, Vice President, OCLC Programs and Research and Chief Strategist, Next Space (No.4 2006).

‘Web service’ is the term used for a set of emerging approaches that allow applications to communicate more easily using Web-based protocols. Effectively, Web services are a way of allowing applications to interconnect …

See our remix page for examples of remixing government information. While these aren’t all Web Services in the technical sense, they are all examples of reuse of public information and the precursors to true web services for government information.

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