In this day and age (meaning, with the technology and social web we have) there’s no reason for a giant company to make libraries pay tons of money for access to the library (MARC) records they’re helping to add. It’s like if Wikipedia started charging everyone access to use it. Not only that, it would be like if people did start paying to look at Wikipedia, AND still added content.
Watchdog.net has a petition for you to sign.
(Also, you don’t have to sign up with them to sign the petition.)
Here’s what they have to say:
For more information, see this wiki page: OCLC Policy Change.
And let the MARC records be freeeeeeee: