About NACSIS-CAT/ILL
About NACSIS-CAT/ILL
What is NACSIS-CAT?
What is NACSIS-CAT?
NACSIS-CAT is the online cataloging system which NII provides. The main purpose of the system is to construct the union catalogs of books and serials covering the whole country through cooperative data entry (shared cataloging) from participating university libraries.
Characteristics of NACSIS-CAT
NACSIS-CAT refers to standard bibliographical databases such as JAPAN MARC and USMARC for efficient input work, and adopts shared cataloging system to prevent duplicate cataloging work in libraries and to achieve labor saving and quicker processing.
Benefits for using NACSIS-CAT
Usage status
Outline
NACSIS-CAT has developed smoothly from its origin in 1984. As of March , 2007, the number of university libraries connected online to NACSIS-CAT had amounted to 1,188 and the total number of holdings had reached about 93 million (Books: 88.7 million, Serials: 4.3 million).
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Last updated: 2008/03/13