The OpenURL and SFX Linking

@article{Lagace2003TheOA,
  title={The OpenURL and SFX Linking},
  author={Nettie Lagace},
  journal={The Serials Librarian},
  year={2003},
  volume={44},
  pages={77 - 89}
}
SUMMARY Library users wish to navigate seamlessly between library resources, and librarians wish to provide this capability to them. The OpenURL is a newly emerging standard in the library world that will allow librarians to create their own local links between the resources they choose for their users. Link servers such as SFX help librarians manage upkeep and resolution of links. 

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