The organizational unit that is located one step up within the ILS hierarchical structure. For example, a library may be the parent organizational unit for a branch; a region for a library; a network for a region, and so on.
Defined in III as a collection of records associated with a particular Organizational Unit or collection, such as a library, branch or children's room. Similar to a filter but is typically more static.
The MassLNC project started with the support of a Library Services and Technology Act grant from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. MassLNC is currently supported by participating libraries, networks and development partners.