Press Release: OCLC [June 27, 2013]

Major global publishers to add new content to WorldCat

Copyright (c) 2013 OCLC

SummaryOCLC has signed new agreements with leading publishers around the world to add more books, e-books, journals, audiovisual materials and databases to WorldCat, the most comprehensive online database of resources available through libraries worldwide. This new content will be integrated into library management workflows and will be discoverable by users through a variety of OCLC services, such as WorldCat Local and WorldCat.org.

DUBLIN, Ohio, June 27, 2013. OCLC has signed new agreements with leading publishers around the world to add more books, e-books, journals, audiovisual materials and databases to WorldCat, the most comprehensive online database of resources available through libraries worldwide.

This new content will be integrated into library management workflows and will be discoverable by users through a variety of OCLC services, such as WorldCat Local and WorldCat.org.

OCLC negotiates access to critical content on behalf of the cooperative to ensure access to libraries' most popular resources. The following are among the new publishers that have signed agreements with OCLC since January 2013:

New content and collections that have been added to WorldCat since January 2013 includes:

ACP JournalsAmerican College of Physicians
African American Study CentreOxford University Press
Afro-American Imprints, 1535-1922NewsBank
Berkeley ePress Digital CommonsBerkeley Electronic Press
British Academy Publications OnlineOxford University Press
Cassidy Cataloguing Records for Wolters Kluwer IntelliconnectCassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc.
Cassidy Records for Cataloguing LoisLaw ConnectCassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc.
Chandos Publishing OnlineChandos Publishing
Expert ReviewsExpert Reviews, Ltd.
Future MedicineFuture Medicine, Ltd.
Future ScienceFuture Science, Ltd.
High School CollectionJones e-Global Library
Higher Education CollectionJones e-Global Library
Jewish Studies CollectionJSTOR
Karger BooksS. Karger
Museo GalileoMuseo Galileo
Music Online Listening - Outside North AmericaAlexander Street Press
Music Online Listening Plus - CanadaAlexander Street Press
Music Online Listening Plus - Outside North AmericaAlexander Street Press
Oxford BibliographiesOxford University Press
Oxford Biblical Studies OnlineOxford University Press
Oxford Islamic Studies OnlineOxford University Press
Oxford JournalsOxford University Press
Oxford Medicine OnlineOxford University Press
Oxford Scholarly Editions OnlineOxford University Press
Royal Society of Chemistry BooksRoyal Society of Chemistry
ScienceDirectElsevier
Taiwan Academic OnlineWordpedia.com Co., Ltd.
Walter de Gruyter eBooksWalter de Gruyter GmbH
Walter de Gruyter eJournalsWalter de Gruyter GmbH
Who was WhoOxford University Press
Who's WhoOxford University Press
Woodhead Publishing OnlineWoodhead Publishing
World Scientific eBooksWorld Scientific Publishing Co.

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 74,000 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:2013
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Issue:June 27, 2013
Publisher:OCLC
Company: OCLC
Subject: Product announcements
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Record Number:18113
Last Update:2013-06-28 06:30:10
Date Created:2013-06-28 06:23:53