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August 19, 2015

(OCLC) OCLC, along with the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), has named five librarians selected to participate in the Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program for 2016. The program supports library and information science professionals from countries with developing economies.

August 2, 2015

(OCLC) Lynn Silipigni Connaway, OCLC Senior Research Scientist, has been elected President-elect of the Association for Information Science and Technology for the 2016 administrative year, and President for 2017.

July 22, 2015

(OCLC) The new OCLC Community Center offers a place for library staff to connect online, share best practices, stay up to date on new product releases and contribute ideas to improve OCLC services. Community Center is now available to users of WorldCat Discovery Services, WorldShare Management Services (WMS), WorldShare Interlibrary Loan, WorldShare Collection Manager, WorldShare Record Manager and WorldShare License Manager at More OCLC services will be added to the Community Center in the future.

June 25, 2015

(OCLC) Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, has selected WorldShare Management Services to manage its library resources.

June 22, 2015

(OCLC) OCLC has been named among Computerworld's Best Places to Work in IT. It is the 10th consecutive year OCLC has been selected as one of the top workplaces for information technology professionals.

June 19, 2015

(OCLC) OCLC’s work to help increase the visibility of library collections on the Web through the creation of library linked data—moving from a web of documents to a web of data—is described in a new book, Library Linked Data in the Cloud: OCLC’s Experiments with New Models of Resource Description.

June 10, 2015

(OCLC) Scion, the New Zealand Crown Research Institute that specializes in research, science and technology development for the forestry, wood product and other biomaterial sectors, has selected WorldShare Management Services to manage its library resources.

June 9, 2015

(OCLC) OCLC has signed agreements with leading publishers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and other subject areas to add metadata for books, e-books, journals, databases and other materials that will make their content discoverable through WorldCat Discovery Services.

June 4, 2015

(OCLC) SAE International announces that its technical papers and journal articles now are available through the OCLC WorldCat Discovery Services. Users will be able to discover the metadata on and libraries will be able to configure the content in OCLC's subscription-based services, WorldCat Local and WorldCat Discovery.

May 29, 2015

(OCLC) The American University of Sharjah, based in the United Arab Emirates, has selected OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services as its new library management solution.

May 26, 2015

(OCLC) Die OCLC GmbH und der Bibliotheksverbund Bayern haben die Erprobung der OCLC WorldShare Management Services im Bibliotheksverbund Bayern vereinbart.

(OCLC) Die OCLC GmbH und die Verbundzentrale des GBV (VZG) haben einen Rahmenvertrag über die Nutzung der Business Analytics Software BibControl für alle LBS-Bibliotheken des Verbunds geschlossen.

May 22, 2015

(OCLC) Carey Theological College, Portage College, Regent College, St. Mark’s College and Vancouver School of Theology, have selected OCLC WorldShare Management Services as their library management system.

(OCLC) OCLC announced that the WorldShare License Manager API is now available in Production.

May 20, 2015

(OCLC) Die seit Juni 2014 laufende Testphase des neuen Verbunds „“ wurde Ende April erfolgreich abgeschlossen. Der webbasierte Medienkatalog für die Medien-Suche und die Fernleihe integriert den Bestand mehrerer Bibliotheksverbünde, 130 sächsischer Bibliotheken und kann jederzeit weitere Teilnehmer aufnehmen.

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