32 libraries lead the way to Web-scale innovation: OCLC Web-scale Management Services on target for July 1 general release. Since OCLC announced it was making its cloud-based library management services available to early adopters just 10 months ago, 32 libraries have committed to using OCLC Web-scale Management Services, the Web-based cooperative library management tools for metadata management, acquisitions, circulation, license management and workflow improvement. The early-adopter phase has now ended, and July 1 will mark general release of these innovative cloud-based services. [Full Announcement].
Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Endeavor adds 26 new customers during 2Q98. Endeavor Information Systems announced that 26 new academic and research libraries purchased the Voyager library automation system during the second quarter of 1998. This brings the total number of customer contracts to 154 serving over 284 libraries. [Full Announcement].