Press Release: OCLC [June 22, 2012]

OCLC announces new agreements with publishers around the world, adding high-quality content to WorldCat Local

Copyright (c) 2012 OCLC

SummaryOCLC has signed new agreements with leading global publishers and has added a significant list of important new collections to WorldCat Local, the OCLC discovery and delivery service that offers users integrated access to more than 969 million items.

DUBLIN, Ohio, USA, 22 June 2012—OCLC has signed new agreements with leading global publishers and has added a significant list of important new collections to WorldCat Local, the OCLC discovery and delivery service that offers users integrated access to more than 969 million items.

The following content providers will add valuable new collections—including some searchable full text—to WorldCat Local, WorldCat.org and OCLC WorldShare Management Services unless otherwise noted:

New content recently added to the WorldCat Local central index includes:

OCLC continues to negotiate access to critical library content on behalf of the cooperative to ensure access to libraries' most popular resources. A complete list of databases and collections available through WorldCat Local from these and other publishers is available online.

About OCLC

Founded in 1967, OCLC is a nonprofit, membership, computer library service and research organization dedicated to the public purposes of furthering access to the world's information and reducing library costs. More than 72,000 libraries in 170 countries have used OCLC services to locate, acquire, catalog, lend, preserve and manage library materials. Researchers, students, faculty, scholars, professional librarians and other information seekers use OCLC services to obtain bibliographic, abstract and full-text information when and where they need it. OCLC and its member libraries cooperatively produce and maintain WorldCat, the world's largest online database for discovery of library resources. Search WorldCat on the Web at www.worldcat.org. For more information, visit www.oclc.org.

Publication Year:2012
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Issue:June 22, 2012
Publisher:OCLC
Company: OCLC
Products: WorldCat Local
Permalink: http://www.librarytechnology.org/ltg-displaytext.pl?RC=17036
Record Number:17036
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:2012-07-03 10:55:04