Serials Solutions, a business unit of ProQuest Information and Learning, announced today that its catalogers can “CONSER authenticate” non-CONSER records for distribution as new records. Now a CONSER Affiliate member of the Library of Congress’ Serial Record Division with full permissions, Serials Solutions can improve the quality of CONSER records used worldwide and provide current clients of Serials Solutions 360 MARC Update service with new and enhanced records.

Serials Solutions CONSER membership started in 2006 with maintenance of CONSER records. In the past year Serials Solutions role expanded to include the contribution of new records to the CONSER database. Serials Solutions also joined the Name Authority Cooperative Program of the PCC (NACO), enabling Serials Solutions catalogers to create new name authority records.

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