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OCLC named among Computerworld's Best Places to Work in Information Technology

DUBLIN, Ohio, USA, 20 June 2011—OCLC, the world's leading library service and research organization, based in Dublin, Ohio, has been named among Computerworld's "Best Places to Work in IT."

It is the sixth straight year OCLC has been selected as one of the top workplaces for information technology (IT) professionals. This honor is part of the IT publication’s annual Best Places to Work in IT survey, which is published in the June 20 issue of Computerworld and available online at Computerworld.com.

OCLC placed at number 33 on the 2011 list, up from 38 in both 2010 and 2009, and up from 51 on the 2008 list.

"It is an honor for OCLC to be recognized by Computerworld as one of the Best Places to work in IT," said Jay Jordan, OCLC President and CEO. "Our staff shares a common goal and deep commitment to serving libraries around the world through innovation and creative use of new technologies. We remain committed to maintaining the best possible work environment for all OCLC staff."

Since 1994, Computerworld’s annual "Best Places to Work in IT" feature has ranked the top 100 work environments for technology professionals, based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company offerings in categories such as benefits, diversity, career development, training and retention.

Based in Dublin, Ohio, OCLC is a nonprofit library service and research organization that provides computer-based cataloging, reference, resource sharing, preservation, library management and Web services to thousands of libraries around the world. OCLC and its member libraries worldwide have created and maintain WorldCat, the world’s richest online resource for finding library materials.

In May, OCLC was also named among the Best Employers in Ohio for the third consecutive year.

To see the full list of “Best Places to Work in Information Technology,” visit the Computerworld Web site www.computerworld.com/.

About Computerworld

http://www.computerworld.com), bi-weekly publication, focused conference series and custom research forms the hub of the world’s largest (40+ edition) global IT media network. In the past five years alone, Computerworld has won more than 100 awards, including Magazine of the Year by American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) awards in 2010, the 2009 Best Blog from the Neal awards, and 2006 Best Overall Web Publication from ASBPE. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 3.5 million unique, monthly visitors (comScore Media Metrix, August 2010). Computerworld is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading media, events, and research company. Company information is available at www.idgenterprise.com.

About OCLC

Founded in 1967 and headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, OCLC is a nonprofit library service and research organization that has provided computer-based cataloging, reference, resource sharing, eContent, preservation, library management and Web services to 72,000 libraries in 171 countries and territories. OCLC and its member libraries worldwide have created and maintain WorldCat, the world’s richest online resource for finding library materials. Search WorldCat.org on the Web at www.worldcat.org. For more information, visit www.oclc.org.

OCLC, WorldCat and WorldCat.org are trademarks/service marks of OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. Third-party product, service and business names are trademarks/service marks of their respective owners.

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