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September 9, 2019

(OCLC) OCLC’s WebJunction program and the nonprofit organization, Legal Services Corporation, are partnering to design and deliver a national online training course to public library staff that will strengthen access to civil legal justice through public libraries.

September 5, 2019

(OCLC) The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) has announced that Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Ph.D., Director, Library Trends and User Research, OCLC Research, is the 2019 recipient of the Watson Davis Award for Service.

August 25, 2019

(OCLC) The American College of Greece, the oldest American-accredited college in Europe, has selected OCLC's WorldShare Management Services as its new library services platform.

August 9, 2019

(OCLC) OCLC, the nonprofit technology organization and global library cooperative based in Dublin, received a Diversity in Business Award representing large organizations in Central Ohio.The Awards program, administered by Columbus Business First, recognizes inclusive organizations and individuals in Central Ohio. The program highlights excellence in encouraging diversity in age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race and religion at local workplaces.

July 30, 2019

(OCLC) Kokomo-Howard County Public Library in Kokomo, Ind., has signed on to implement OCLC Wise, the first community engagement system for U.S. public libraries.

July 1, 2019

(OCLC) The Bibliotheksservice-Zentrum Baden-Wuerttemberg (BSZ) and Verbundzentrale des GBV (VZG) have announced the launch of a new joint initiative, K10plus. The new collaboration will result in the largest catalog for scientific libraries in Germany and is developed using OCLC’s Syndeo, a suite of services that facilitates national and regional library collaboration.

June 19, 2019

(OCLC) OCLC has signed agreements with leading content providers from around the world to add metadata for high-quality electronic and print books, journals, databases, and other learning materials that will make their content discoverable through WorldCat Discovery.

June 18, 2019

(OCLC) The Bureau de coopération interuniversitaire (BCI), a coalition of Québec universities, has selected OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services as the library services platform for 17 of its members.

(OCLC) Le Bureau de coopération interuniversitaire (BCI), un regroupement d’universités québécoises, a choisi les Services de gestion WorldShare d’OCLC comme plateforme de services de bibliothèque pour 17 de ses établissements membres.

June 12, 2019

(OCLC) Utrecht University, one of the oldest and most highly regarded universities in the Netherlands, has selected OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services as its library services platform.

May 31, 2019

(OCLC) OCLC and Springshare have signed an agreement to transfer the QuestionPoint 24/7 Reference Cooperative and all active QuestionPoint subscriptions to Springshare, a recognized leader in the development of reference software for libraries worldwide.

May 9, 2019

(OCLC) Orange County Library System, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, has signed on to implement OCLC Wise, the first community engagement system for U.S. public libraries.

April 23, 2019

(OCLC) OCLC has partnered with Knovel to automate subscription management workflows, eliminating the need for manual intervention by library staff.

April 10, 2019

(OCLC) Gwinnett County Public Library in Lawrenceville, Georgia, has signed on to implement OCLC Wise, the first community engagement system for U.S. public libraries.

April 2, 2019

(OCLC) United Arab Emirates University has selected OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services to bring added value to students and faculty. WorldShare Management Services is a cloud-based library services platform with WorldCat as its foundation, which allows library staff to draw on the collaborative data and work of libraries worldwide for more efficient workflows. WMS also enables staff to better manage resources in all formats and to provide their users with improved access to the library’s electronic resources and the world’s knowledge.

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