DUBLIN, Ohio, January 6, 2016â€”OCLC has signed agreements with leading publishers to add metadata for books, e-books, journals, databases and other materials that will make their content discoverable through WorldCat Discovery Services.
â€œOCLC partners with leading content providers around the world to ensure discovery and access to librariesâ€™ most important and popular resources,â€ said Suzanne Kemperman, OCLC Director, Business Development and Publisher Relations.
OCLC partners with global STEM and Open Access publishers to make content discoverable through WorldCat Discovery Services
DUBLIN, Ohio, June 9, 2015â€”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.
DUBLIN, Ohio, April 14, 2015â€”OCLC has signed agreements with leading publishers in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Business to add metadata for books, e-books, journals, audiovisual materials and databases that will make their content discoverable through WorldCat Discovery Services.
DUBLIN, Ohio, September 2, 2014â€”Shanghai Library, the largest public library in China and one of the largest libraries in the world, has contributed 2 million holdings to WorldCat, including some 770,000 unique bibliographic records, to share its collection worldwide.
These records, which represent books and journals published between 1911 and 2013, were loaded in WorldCat earlier this year. The contribution from Shanghai Library, an OCLC member since 1996, enhances the richness and depth of Chinese materials in WorldCat as well as the discoverability of these collections around the world. Continue reading Shanghai Library adds 2 million records to WorldCat→
The brand perception of libraries remains firmly planted in tradition. Libraries = books.
Inconvenient = irrelevant.Â Out of sight, out of mind.Â On my mobile, on my mind.
The library just “didn’t come to mind” for the majority of online learners.
A new future is coming to educationâ€”and libraries. The sparks are visible. Itâ€™s time to act.
Students, parents and online learners see library spaces as convenient places to work. They value online access to materials. They say that libraries provide the tools to get work done and offer relevant, current information.
Putting library convenience center stage will increase library relevance.
DUBLIN, Ohio, April 16, 2014â€”OCLC is working with Ingram, one of the worldâ€™s largest distributors of physical and digital content, to set and maintain holdings for e-books in WorldCat automatically, saving library staff valuable time and effort.
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