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February 3, 2014

OCLC Ahora se pueden identificar 320 millones de registros de ProQuest Central a través de los Servicios de identificación de WorldCat. Ahora se pueden identificar más de 320 millones de registros de 88 colecciones en la premiada base de datos ProQuest Central y los suscriptores de ambas instituciones pueden tener acceso al texto completo asociado con esos registros a través de los Servicios de identificación de WorldCat de OCLC. [Full Announcement].

October 10, 2013

OCLC Publishers around the world partner with OCLC to improve library workflows for electronic content. OCLC has finalized agreements with international content providers to add more electronic collections to the WorldCat database, the most comprehensive online catalog of resources available through libraries worldwide. Incorporating these databases into WorldCat and the WorldCat knowledge base will improve access to these collections and simplify administration for libraries that use OCLC WorldShare Metadata services. These agreements will also reduce the cost and time spent managing updates to these online collections for libraries that have registered with the knowledge base, and will provide immediate access for libraries that subscribe or want to purchase these collections. The value for libraries is that multiple applications will be able to access the metadata to simplify workflows for managing electronic materials. [Full Announcement].

September 5, 2013

OCLC The Alberta Library selects OCLC group catalogue as its provincial discovery tool, TAL Online. The Alberta Library (TAL), a consortium of 49 public, university, college, technical institute and special libraries, has selected a group catalogue solution from OCLC as its provincial discovery tool. The revamped union catalogue, TAL Online, makes 25 million items available to Albertans, and is scheduled to launch in October 2013. [Full Announcement].

OCLC The Alberta Library kiest groepscatalogus van OCLC als regionale discovery-tool. De bibliotheek van Alberta (afgekort "TAL", voor The Alberta Library), een consortium van 49 openbare, speciale, universitaire, hogeschools- en technische instellingsbibliotheken, heeft gekozen voor een groepscatalogusoplossing van OCLC als regionale discovery-tool. De lancering van deze oplossing, genaamd TAL Online, staat gepland voor oktober 2013. Inwoners van de staat Alberta kunnen dan 25 miljoen items vinden in de nieuwe centrale catalogus. [Full Announcement].

February 28, 2013

OCLC OCLC and ProQuest collaborate to enhance library discovery. ProQuest and OCLC are launching a far-reaching data exchange program that will enhance the library discovery experience for users of OCLC’s WorldCat Local service, ProQuest’s Summon service, the full-text of ProQuest Central and ebrary e-books. The program shares metadata across some of the world’s most-widely used library resources, enriching the discoverability and comprehensiveness of all the services. [Full Announcement].

January 23, 2013

OCLC OCLC and Gale expand partnership. OCLC and Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, have agreed to make all Gale databases and archives fully discoverable through WorldCat Local, and to explore broadening discoverability of Gale collections through other applications available through the OCLC WorldShare Platform. [Full Announcement].

October 3, 2012

OCLC Libraries RUG and Hanzehogeschool select WorldCat Local. Marjolein Nieboer, librarian at the RUG Library, and Marjan Bonink, acting head of the HanzeMediatheek, both in Groningen, the Netherlands, have signed an agreement with OCLC for the delivery of WorldCat Local, OCLC’s integrated discovery service. [Full Announcement].

August 29, 2012

OCLC Tilburg University implements OCLC WorldCat Local discovery service. Tilburg University, in the Netherlands, has gone live with WorldCat Local, OCLC's cloud-based discovery and delivery service that allows users to search their library's collection along with the collections of thousands of other libraries worldwide. With the launch of WorldCat Local, Tilburg University has chosen to focus first on the most user-critical service while taking a significant step toward migration of its entire library management workflow to the cloud with the adoption of OCLC WorldShare Management Services. [Full Announcement].

August 9, 2012

OCLC University of Skövde in Sweden selects WorldCat Local. The University library of Skövde has selected WorldCat Local as its new discovery service, the first university library in Sweden to use OCLC's integrated solution for discovery of electronic, digital and print materials. The University library of Skövde plans to complete the first implementation phase of WorldCat Local at the start of the academic year in September. [Full Announcement].

June 22, 2012

OCLC OCLC announces new agreements with publishers around the world, adding high-quality content to WorldCat Local. OCLC has signed new agreements with leading global publishers and has added a significant list of important new collections to WorldCat Local, the OCLC discovery and delivery service that offers users integrated access to more than 969 million items. [Full Announcement].

February 24, 2012

OCLC OCLC announces new agreements with publishers around the world, adds more content and collections to WorldCat Local. OCLC has signed new agreements with leading publishers around the world and has added important new content and collections to WorldCat Local, the OCLC discovery and delivery service that offers users integrated access to more than 922 million items. [Full Announcement].

OCLC OCLC anuncia nuevos acuerdos con editoriales de todo el mundo, agrega más contenido y colecciones para WorldCat Local. OCLC firmó nuevos acuerdos con editoriales importantes de todo el mundo y agregó nuevo contenido y colecciones importantes a WorldCat Local, el servicio de identificación y entrega de OCLC que ofrece a los usuarios acceso integrado a más de 922 millones de artículos. [Full Announcement].

January 31, 2012

OCLC OCLC and Elsevier sign agreement to provide full-text searching of SciVerse ScienceDirect journals and e-books through WorldCat Local. OCLC and Elsevier signed an agreement that will make the full text from Elsevier's SciVerse ScienceDirect journals and e-books available to users of OCLC’s WorldCat Local. The expanded partnership makes it possible for researchers and students to search the full text of content from SciVerse ScienceDirect through WorldCat Local, OCLC's discovery and delivery service that offers access to more than 922 million items through a single search box. Authenticated users from subscribing libraries can then access the full text of these journals and e-books. The new full-text searching feature is in addition to indexing and abstracts from Elsevier already available through WorldCat Local. [Full Announcement].

OCLC OCLC y Elsevier firman un acuerdo para brindar búsqueda de texto completo de libros electrónicos y revistas de SciVerse ScienceDirect por medio de WorldCat Local. OCLC y Elsevier, un proveedor líder de productos de información de STM (ciencia, tecnología y medicina) han firmado un acuerdo que pondrá el contenido de los libros electrónicos y las revistas de SciVerse ScienceDirect de Elsevier a disposición de los usuarios de WorldCat Local de OCLC. [Full Announcement].

October 27, 2011

OCLC OCLC's WorldCat Local to transform resource discovery and delivery in South African libraries. OCLC and Sabinet, OCLC's partner in South Africa, have signed an agreement to provide WorldCat Local, OCLC's discovery service, as a single point of access and delivery of electronic, print and digital resources to the National Library of South Africa and 15 academic institutions, offering a simplified discovery and delivery experience to end-users. [Full Announcement].

October 20, 2011

OCLC Más bases de datos y colecciones agregadas a WorldCat Local. OCLC ha agregado más bases de datos y ha firmado acuerdos con las principales editoriales y otros proveedores de información que agregarán más bases de datos y colecciones a WorldCat Local, el servicio de identificación y entrega de OCLC que ofrece a los usuarios acceso integrado a más de 865 millones de materiales. [Full Announcement].

July 12, 2011

OCLC Se agregan más bases de datos y colecciones de todo el mundo a WorldCat Local. OCLC ha firmado acuerdos con las principales editoriales y demás proveedores de información de todo el mundo que agregarán más bases de datos y colecciones a WorldCat Local, el servicio de identificación de OCLC que les ofrece a los usuarios acceso integrado a más de 800 millones de materiales en bibliotecas de todo el mundo. [Full Announcement].

June 27, 2011

OCLC OCLC announces adoption of WorldCat Local at two more libraries in UK and Ireland. OCLC announced two more implementations of its WorldCat Local discovery service at libraries in the UK and Ireland, including Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology and Natural Environment Research Council . The launches demonstrate how positively libraries across Europe are responding to WorldCat Local’s ability to connect users to 800 million electronic, digital and physical resources held in library collections locally and globally, via a single search box. [Full Announcement].

June 17, 2011

OCLC WorldCat Local mobile now in production. A production version of mobile-optimized WorldCat Local is now available to libraries following beta testing, research and development on the service that makes it possible for mobile users to discover items, see location, shelf status, call numbers, and more in their local library, and in libraries worldwide. [Full Announcement].

OCLC Ya está en producción la versión móvil de WorldCat Local. Ya se encuentra disponible para las bibliotecas una versión de producción de WorldCat Local optimizada para dispositivos móviles, luego de una prueba beta del servicio que hace posible que los usuarios móviles identifiquen materiales, determinen su ubicación, el estado del material archivado, las signaturas topográficas y mucho más, en su biblioteca local y en las bibliotecas de todo el mundo. [Full Announcement].

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