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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.
OCLC has long been a key provider of shared library services.
OCLC said it will try to stabilize netLibrary's workforce, restart the acquisition of new titles and reactivate the company's library distribution channels.
It was clear from his conversation he believed completely that OCLC was America's premier library network, this despite the presence then of RLIN [Research Libraries Information Network] and other networks claiming to have superior features.
OCLC also announced that Gene Oliver was promoted to vice president of OCLC Global Systems and Information Technology.
8220;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.
OCLC will continue to support NPower's community of TechAtlas users while further developing the product as part of WebJunction's services for libraries.
NetLibrary offers a particularly strong selection of reference, business and technology eBooks to complement the variety of online courses offered by MindLeaders," said Jay Jordan, OCLC President and CEO.
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.
OCLC announced that Chew Leng Beh has been elected vice president/president-elect of OCLC Global Council.