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OCLC

Online Computer Library Center
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Because OCLC is a cooperative, our collection isn't just a list of items and materials about what happens inside these walls, but it's a glimpse into half-a-century of changes and innovations that librarians have lived through and, in many cases, originated.
OCLC is launching the OCLC WorldShare Platform, which will enable library developers, partners and other organizations to create, configure and share a wide range of applications that deliver new functionality and value for libraries and their users.
OCLC purchased the assets of NetLibrary in 2002 from bankruptcy in order to protect participating libraries' investments in ebook content purchases and to explore the potential of ebooks for libraries during the early days of econtent and the web.
Library of Congress is the lead agency for Z39.50, and NISO ILL is maintained by the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC).
Those who presented Kay's name for nomination best stated the reasons why she is an ideal choice as the first recipient for this award: "Her work, represented by the OCLC three-letter symbol SNN, has set a high standard in music cataloging for completeness and timeliness.
OCLC said it will try to stabilize netLibrary's workforce, restart the acquisition of new titles and reactivate the company's library distribution channels.
"OCLC not only has the honor of being the first of its kind," says longtime library leader Sheila Intner, but also "it is capturing the universe of knowledge and making it available to anyone, anywhere, anytime, who needs some part of it.
OCLC also announced that Gene Oliver was promoted to vice president of OCLC Global Systems and Information Technology.
“We congratulate the thousands of librarians and catalogers around the world who have helped to build WorldCat over the past 40 years keystroke by keystroke, record by record,” said Jay Jordan, OCLC President and CEO.
The OCLC Research Publications OM repository is the first demonstration of this.
In other news from OCLC, Titia van der Werf has been appointed as senior program officer for OCLC Research based in its Leiden, Netherlands, office.
The 2012 Jordan IFLA/OCLC Fellows were announced by Jay Jordan, OCLC President and CEO, at a news conference during the World Library and Information Congress: 77th IFLA General Conference and Assembly in San Juan, Puerto Rico.