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Beginning in September 2013, OCLC is systematically adding FAST headings to WorldCat bibliographic records.
OCLC has established a partnership with Plum Analytics, an altmetrics organization that develops analytical tools for scholars and researchers, to leverage WorldCat data to help researchers better analyze and measure the impact of their work.
E-resource advisory council continues to work with OCLC to advance electronic resource management strategy
OCLC’s E-resource Advisory Council, a group of library leaders who are helping to guide the cooperative in advancing its electronic resource management strategy, has been expanded to continue work on strategy and related solutions.
OCLC receives prestigious Alfred P. Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility
OCLC has been honored with the 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility for its use of flexibility as an effective workplace strategy to increase business and employee success
New OCLC WorldShare Interlibrary Loan features include printing options, OPAC links, workflow enhancementsNew features in WorldShare Interlibrary Loan will add efficiency to ILL workflows and save time for ILL staff. Features added in August include processing options completely new to WorldShare ILL in addition to some functionality familiar to WorldCat...
The WorldCat knowledge base continues to grow with the recent addition of new providers and collections. The details for this month’s update are now available in the full release notes. Highlights include the addition of a new provider Am...
The Alberta Library (TAL), a consortium of 49 public, university, college, technical institute and special libraries, has selected a group catalogue solution from OCLC as its provincial discovery tool. The revamped union catalogue, TAL Online, makes ...
Organizations worldwide are using CONTENTdm digital collection management software to create thousands of outstanding digital collections and to provide easy access to their unique holdings.
This month, four collections from the CONTENTdm Co...
OCLC names five librarians to participate in 2014 Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program
OCLC, along with the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), has named five librarians chosen to participate in the Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program for 2014.
August 2013 enhancements to OCLC WorldShare Metadata Collection Manager offer new and expanded functionality to embed local bibliographic data, specify record output options and more record editing options, to save staff time and achieve greater work...
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