OCLC, the nonprofit computer library service and research organization, is working with Yelp, the leading website and mobile app that connects consumers with great local businesses, to increase public access to local library information.
New providers and collections are continuously added to the WorldCat knowledge base, and there are now 14.25 million records. Highlights for November include the addition of new collections from eBooks on EBSCOhost, InfoBase Learn...
MarcEdit, the popular free library metadata software suite, includes new functionality that will enable OCLC member libraries the ability to contribute and enhance their bibliographic and holdings data within WorldCat while using MarcEdit. ...
Connexion client version 2.50 is now available for download. You will be required to upgrade to version 2.50 by 31 March 2014. An upgrade warning message will begin appearing when you start version 2.40 beginning in early February 2013.
The Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin just launched an online digital image collection powered by OCLC’s CONTENTdm.
07 January 2014
Join us for a webinar to get the big picture on cloud-based services and see how these services give libraries opportunities for collaboration and improved efficiency.
You’ll learn about:
• Migration and upgrades—how multi-tenancy software makes the process easier
• Cooperative sharing—how library workflows can become more efficient by sharing data
• Infrastructure savings and flexibility—how the cloud reduces the need for hardware and delivers access to resources at the user’s point of need
• Security and privacy—certifications and best practices you should understand when considering a cloud solution.
08 January 2014
During this one-hour demonstration in the live WorldShare® platform, you’ll see WorldShare Management Services in action. We'll give you ideas on how to simplify library management workflows and improve discovery and access for your library’s e-collections, including databases, e-books, e-journal packages and open access collections.
14 January 2014
A custom version of OCLC’s Article Exchange document delivery tool is now available for use by OCLC Resource Sharing subscribers.
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