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December 14, 2021

OCLC Griffith University extends OCLC partnership with move to WorldShare Management Services. Griffith University, in Australia, has selected OCLC's WorldShare Management Services as their new library management system to integrate workflows and increase visibility and access to resources. [Full Announcement].

November 9, 2021

OCLC University of Milano-Bicocca now live with OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services. The University of Milano-Bicocca (Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca) is now live with a new library management system, OCLC's WorldShare Management Services.This public university, established in 1998 and built on the former Pirelli complex, is a multi-disciplinary institution focused on research and innovation. Ranked among the top Italian universities in 2021, the University of Milano-Bicocca serves more than 32,000 students. [Full Announcement].

July 16, 2021

OCLC University of Suffolk now using OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services. The University of Suffolk is now live with OCLC's WorldShare Management Services as their new library services platform, a move that will improve workflows and make it possible for staff to make more data-driven management decisions. [Full Announcement].

June 25, 2021

OCLC Libraries in Germany and Switzerland join OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services community. Several libraries in Germany and Switzerland have recently selected OCLC's WorldShare Management Services as their new library services platform. These libraries include Franklin University Switzerland, Brandenburg University of Police, Kühne Logistics University, and Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Leipzig [Full Announcement].

May 10, 2021

OCLC University of Milano-Bicocca selects OCLC's WorldShare Management Services. The University of Milano-Bicocca (Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca) has selected OCLC's WorldShare Management Services as their library services platform to improve access to print and digital collections for students on campus as well as those studying remotely. [Full Announcement].

April 12, 2021

OCLC Instituto Superior para el Desarrollo de Internet now using OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services. The Instituto Superior para el Desarrollo de Internet (ISDI), a school based in Spain that provides training for professionals and entrepreneurs in digital business, is now using OCLC's WorldShare Management Services as its library services platform. [Full Announcement].

December 9, 2020

OCLC National College of Art and Design now live with OCLCs WorldShare Management Services. The National College of Art and Design, based in Dublin, Ireland, is now using OCLC's WorldShare Management Services as their library services platform to support their objectives of enhancing student experience and improving staff workflows. [Full Announcement].

November 3, 2020

OCLC Québec universities now using OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services to share, search BCI library collections. Québec university libraries that are grouped together within the library Subcommittee of the Bureau de coopération interuniversitaire (BCI) are now managing, sharing and searching their collections through a single union catalog built on OCLC's WorldShare Management Services library services platform. [Full Announcement].

OCLC Les universités du Québec utilisent maintenant les Services de gestion WorldShare d’OCLC pour le partage et la recherche des collections de leurs bibliothèques. Les bibliothèques universitaires du Québec regroupées au sein du sous-comité des bibliothèques du Bureau de coopération interuniversitaire (BCI) gèrent, partagent et dorénavant donnent accès à leurs collections par le biais d'un catalogue collectif hébergé sur la plateforme de services de gestion de bibliothèques WorldShare d'OCLC. [Full Announcement].

July 27, 2020

OCLC OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services achieves FedRAMP authorization from U.S. Government. OCLC's WorldShare Management Services, a leading library services platform, has achieved United States Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) authorization following a rigorous evaluation to meet the U.S. Government's security requirements for cloud services. The United States Census Bureau Library served as OCLC's agency sponsor for FedRAMP. [Full Announcement].

July 9, 2020

OCLC Cleveland Museum of Art now using OCLC's WorldShare Management Services. The Ingalls Library and Museum Archives, part of the Cleveland Museum of Art, is now using OCLC's WorldShare Management Services as its library services platform. WorldShare Management Services (WMS) 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 collections and the world's knowledge. [Full Announcement].

July 2, 2020

OCLC OCLC is highest ranked supplier on latest APUC Framework Agreement for Library Management Systems. OCLC is the highest ranked supplier on the latest APUC Framework Agreement for Library Management Systems. Following a competitive tender evaluation process, OCLC's WorldShare Management Services achieved the highest overall score. The APUC Framework looks closely at development, implementation and support, and the functional capabilities of systems so that APUC members do not have to go through a tender process. [Full Announcement].

June 16, 2020

OCLC Manchester Metropolitan University to join OCLC's WorldShare Management Services community. Manchester Metropolitan University has signed on to use OCLC's WorldShare Management Services as their new library management system to integrate workflows and increase visibility and access to resources. [Full Announcement].

March 5, 2020

OCLC University of Roehampton selects OCLC's WorldShare Management Services. The University of Roehampton has selected OCLC's WorldShare Management Services as their new library services platform to improve workflow efficiencies and the user experience. [Full Announcement].

December 5, 2019

OCLC University College Birmingham selects OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services. University College Birmingham has selected OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services (WMS) as their new library management system to enhance e-resource management and integrate with existing systems at the library. [Full Announcement].

August 25, 2019

OCLC The American College of Greece selects OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services as its library services platform. 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. [Full Announcement].

June 18, 2019

OCLC BCI selects OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services as its shared service platform for Québec university library partnership. 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. [Full Announcement].

OCLC Le BCI choisit les Services de gestion WorldShare d’OCLC comme plateforme partagée de services pour le partenariat des bibliothèques universitaires du Québec. 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. [Full Announcement].

June 12, 2019

OCLC Utrecht University selects OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services to support its inspirational learning environment. 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. [Full Announcement].

January 8, 2019

OCLC McGill University upgrades fully to OCLC WorldShare Management Services. McGill University, one of Canada’s top ranked research-intensive institutions, will be upgrading its knowledge management infrastructure and fully integrating OCLC WorldShare Management Services as its cloud-based library services platform. [Full Announcement].

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