The integration enables end users of CONTENTdm collections to place an online request to view the original item in a library’s special collections reading room or order publication-quality reproductions via Aeon, paying any usage fees online with a credit card. The University of Miami (FL) and the Claremont Colleges Library (CA) have successfully piloted the integration.

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Ten burning issues in digital

  • Big data
  • e-commerce
  • Social media
  • Shift of ad spending to digital
  • Audience targeting versus media location
  • Measuring digital media campaigns
  • Growth of smartphones and tablets
  • Multiplatform media planning and analysis
  • Real-time marketing insights
  • Privacy

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OCLC RDA Policy effective March 31, 2013

OCLC is pleased to announce that a new policy statement about RDA records in WorldCat is now available as part of the RDA pages on the OCLC website.  This new policy becomes effective on March 31, 2013 and grew out of a discussion paper, “Incorporating RDA Practices into WorldCat”, and the many comments received from member libraries in response to that paper. OCLC staff are grateful for those comments along with the work of a number of task groups of the Program for Cooperative Cataloging, whose discussions of RDA practices have also influenced this policy statement. RDA (Resource Description and Access) is the new cataloging standard that will replace AACR2.

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OCLC EMEA Regional Council Meeting
Dynamic Data: A World of Possibilities

February 26–27, 2013

Find out how the work of libraries to share and aggregate data is creating massive opportunities for libraries of the future to engage at the scale of the Web. This is the fourth annual membership meeting of OCLC’s Europe, Middle East and Africa Regional Council, which includes some 2,000 members and 7,000 organizations using OCLC services.


OCLC member libraries around the world:

Universidad del Valle de México
México City, México
OCLC symbol: DEHDX

Gonzaga University, Florence campus
Florence, Italy
OCLC symbol: GIFIT

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador
Quito, Ecuador
OCLC symbol: ECPUC

Cardno ENTRIX Library, Syracuse office
Syracuse, New York, USA
OCLC symbol: NYCEL

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WorldCat is the world’s most comprehensive database of library materials. Updated at a rate of nearly one new record every second, WorldCat contains bibliographic records and holdings contributed by more than 11,000 libraries around the world. Learn more » is a Web portal to the global WorldCat catalog with a supporting program of data syndication that makes your library's collection discoverable virtually anywhere on the Web, including major search engines such as Google and Yahoo!. Learn more »