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May 20, 2020

(OCLC) Dopo l'inserimento nel Servizio Bibliotecario Nazionale, l'Accademia dei Georgofili, la storica istituzione fiorentina che si occupa di agricoltura, ha deciso di aderire anche a reti bibliotecarie internazionali, al fine di dare maggiore visibilità al proprio patrimonio librario e offrire nuovi strumenti di ricerca per studiosi di tutto il mondo.

March 31, 2020

(OCLC) OCLC’s COVID-19 page brings together timely information, valuable resources, and opportunities for online discussion and instruction to help library professionals continue to serve their communities during the pandemic. The COVID-19 resource page offers options to provide remote access to library collections, optimize OCLC products and services, and connect and collaborate with other libraries.

March 5, 2020

(OCLC) 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.

February 26, 2020

(OCLC) OCLC and the Public Library Association (PLA) today issued Call to Action: Public Libraries and the Opioid Crisis, a report that offers tested strategies to consider as libraries determine local responses to the nationwide public health emergency.

February 19, 2020

(OCLC) OCLC is accepting nominations for the OCLC Community Engagement Award, a recognition intended to highlight projects that help public libraries extend their reach, build strong partnerships and create programs that transform lives.

January 30, 2020

(OCLC) En junio de 2019, URICI y OCLC firmaron un acuerdo para la integración de los catálogos de la Red de Bibliotecas y Archivos del CSIC en Worldcat, el mayor catálogo colectivo de la actualidad, que contiene 480 millones de registros bibliográficos y 2.800 millones de ejemplares de bibliotecas de todo el mundo. Durante estos meses, personal de URICI y OCLC han estado trabajando conjuntamente para llevar a cabo esta tarea. A finales de 2019 se completó la integración en Worldcat de los fondos impresos de la Red de Bibliotecas y Archivos del CSIC. Esto supone que, a partir de ahora, más de dos millones de registros del CSIC, tanto bibliográficos como de archivos y del repositorio institucional Digital.CSIC, están disponibles a la comunidad investigadora internacional. Este acuerdo beneficia a ambas partes, al CSIC porque dará una gran visibilidad a los fondos de sus bibliotecas y archivos, y se integrará de forma completa en el sistema de préstamo interbibliotecario de OCLC (WorldShare), y a OCLC porque enriquece Worldcat con unos fondos especializados que en muchos casos son difíciles de encontrar en otras bibliotecas.

January 14, 2020

(OCLC) OCLC is introducing EZproxy Analytics, a turnkey analytics service that enables libraries using EZproxy hosted access and authentication services to transform data into actionable insights, drive more informed decisions, and demonstrate significant impact. EZproxy Analytics automatically manages the entire analytics process—from data storage, extraction, and enrichment, to reporting and visualization—making it easy to better understand and communicate e-resource return on investment.

January 9, 2020

(OCLC) OCLC has been awarded a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to develop a shared “Entity Management Infrastructure” that will support linked data management initiatives underway in the library and scholarly communications community. When complete, this infrastructure will be jointly curated by the community and OCLC, and will ultimately make scholarly materials more connected and discoverable on the web.

December 5, 2019

(OCLC) 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.

November 11, 2019

(OCLC) Dr. Theresa S. Byrd, Dean of the University Library at the University of San Diego, took her seat on the OCLC Board of Trustees today during the board’s regular November meeting.

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

(OCLC) Greensboro Public Library in Greensboro, North Carolina, has signed on to implement OCLC Wise, the first community engagement system for U.S. public libraries.

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

October 21, 2019

(OCLC) OCLC and Europeana, the digital platform for European cultural heritage, are working together to add records of millions of digitized items to WorldCat, making this open content easily discoverable and freely accessible to readers, researchers and students through libraries.The addition of Europeana Collections will add dramatically to the open content resources that are accessible through WorldCat, the world's most comprehensive database of information about library collections.

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.

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