Dublin, OH -- 30 June 2020. OCLC, the global library technology and research organization based in Dublin, Ohio, has been named among Insider Pro and Computerworld's 2020 Best Places to Work in IT.
This is the 11th year OCLC has been selected as one of Computerworld's top workplaces for information technology (IT) professionals. The honor is part of the IT publication's annual Best Places to Work in IT survey. OCLC placed at number 16 on the 2020 list in the Small Organization Rankings.
"It is an honor for OCLC to be included among Computerworld's 2020 Best Places to Work in IT," said Skip Prichard, OCLC President and CEO. "OCLC staff is committed to our mission to provide the best technologies libraries need to serve their communities. These technologies have helped libraries continue their important work despite closings and other incredible challenges related to the pandemic. Our IT team has continued to develop solutions and kept our systems running for libraries and our teams working from home around the world. That kind of shared commitment from our dedicated staff makes OCLC a great place to work."
OCLC is a nonprofit, global library technology and research organization that provides shared technology services, original research and community programs to libraries of all types and sizes. Together, thousands of OCLC member libraries in more than 100 countries support access to the world's collected knowledge. OCLC and its member libraries cooperatively produce and maintain WorldCat, the world's most comprehensive online resource for finding library materials.
Computerworld's annual Best Places to Work in IT feature ranks the top 100 work environments for technology professionals. The list continues to be compiled based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company offerings in categories such as diversity, benefits, career development, training and retention. In addition, IDG conducts extensive surveys of IT workers, and their responses factor heavily in determining the rankings. Each year, 100 organizations are selected to receive this award.
OCLC is a nonprofit global library cooperative providing shared technology services, original research and community programs so that libraries can better fuel learning, research and innovation. Through OCLC, member libraries cooperatively produce and maintain WorldCat, the most comprehensive global network of data about library collections and services. Libraries gain efficiencies through OCLC's WorldShare, a complete set of library management applications and services built on an open, cloud-based platform. It is through collaboration and sharing of the world's collected knowledge that libraries can help people find answers they need to solve problems. Together as OCLC, member libraries, staff and partners make breakthroughs possible.