-       in the national language(s) and script(s) : VLACC: Vlaamse Centrale Catalogus

-       in English : VLACC: Flemish Central Catalogue




Priemstraat 51

B-1000 Brussel



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Lisbeth Vandoorne (lisbeth.vandoorne@cultuurconnect.be)


Short description of the institution:

Open Vlacc is since 1987 the bibliographic database for public libraries in Flanders. It holds the greater part of the collections of every public library in Flanders. Descriptions and additional information on and about library materials (data and metadata) are shared with local and provincial library systems.

Cultuurconnect coordinates and optimises data entry in Open Vlacc and supports the exchange of the data.


Short description of the authority data:

-       described entities

o   Persons

o   Corporate bodies

o   Uniform titles

o   Subjects

-       quantity/number of records

o   Persons:  6 244

o   Corporate bodies: 1 935

o   Uniform titles: 2 454

o   Subjects: 15 905


-       data provided in the authority records (Marc21)

o   uniform heading

o   variant heading

o   related heading

o   information note

o   source data found


Data provided to VIAF and number of records:  

As of Dec 31, 2012

o   Authority records for names of persons: 6 244

o   Authority records for corporate bodies:  1 935

o   All bibliographic records related with the authority records: 6 274 964