Press Release: OCLC [January 26, 2014]

Content providers around the world partner with OCLC to improve library workflows for electronic content

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SummaryOCLC has finalized agreements with 17 publishers around the world to add valuable electronic collections to the WorldCat database, the most comprehensive online catalog of resources available through libraries worldwide.

DUBLIN, Ohio, 26 January 2014. OCLC has finalized agreements with 17 publishers around the world to add valuable electronic collections to the WorldCat database, the most comprehensive online catalog of resources available through libraries worldwide.

Incorporating bibliographic data that link to these collections into WorldCat and the WorldCat knowledge base will reduce the cost of managing these resources and provide immediate access for libraries that subscribe to or want to purchase these collections.

The following new agreements with leading content providers have recently been signed and their collections will be added to WorldCat over the next few months:

Both WorldCat and the WorldCat knowledge base continue to grow with new providers and collections. For more information on current content lists, see the WorldCat and WorldCat knowledge base pages on OCLC.org.

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.org on the Web. For more information, visit the OCLC website.

Publication Year:2014
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Issue:January 26, 2014
Publisher:OCLC
Company: OCLC
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Record Number:18878
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Date Created:2014-01-27 07:14:15