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  1. I think it&#39;s probably true that users default assumption is that any link will take them to the resource itself in electronic form. <br /><br />That doesn&#39;t neccesarily mean that links to supplementary information are unwelcome — they just need to be clearly labeled. (Perhaps by even putting them in an entirely different area of the screen with labels, or only on certain detailed screens

    January 9, 2011
  2. Yes, this is one of the real problems with the MARC format of 856s (among others). But I will say that in theory, and I emphasize *in theory,* there would be enough information in the 856 to do what you suggest. The first indicator of 4 means HTTP, while the second indicator of 1 is supposed to indicate the resource itself it is a link to the resource itself (see the <a href="http://www.loc.gov/

    January 9, 2011

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