Definitions for "CONSER"
Cooperative Online Serials Program; A national program in which libraries create and share records used for cataloging, acquisition, and ILL of serials. Heard Library is a member of CONSER.
Cooperative Online Serials Program managed by the Library of Congress. CONSER goals are to: build and maintain a national database of authoritative bibliographic records for serials; participate in developing standards, provide leadership to the information community; and collaborate on national and international serials programs. CONSER member libraries authenticate, input and modify serial cataloging records on OCLC.
Co-operative Online Serials Program, originally planned in 1973 as the Co-operative Conversion of Serials Program to convert manual serial cataloging into machine-readable records. The full CONSER data base resides on the OCLC online system. See now PCC.