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OCLC Wise

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OCLC Wise is an Integrated Library System offered by OCLC.

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OCLC Wise has been installed in 21 libraries, spanning 93 facilities or branches)

OCLC Wise implementations by Type of Library

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Distribution of OCLC Wise sites by Country

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System migration patterns for OCLC Wise

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Sales Statistics for OCLC Wise

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Sales and Installation Statistics for OCLC Wise
Product NameCompanyNameProduct TypeYearContractsLibrariesInstalled
OCLC Wise OCLCIntegrated Library System201955201

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Documents or articles featuring OCLC Wise

Breeding, Marshall. First U.S. Library Live on OCLC Wise. December 2019. Smart Libraries Newsletter. OCLC launched its strategic resource management product for public libraries in the U.S. last year, branded as OCLC Wise. This product aims to go beyond the model of a traditional ILS, to also include capabilities for community engagement.

Breeding, Marshall. OCLC to Launch a New Product for US Public Libraries. April 2018. Smart Libraries Newsletter. OCLC has announced a new product specifically designed for public libraries that will be launched in the US in summer 2018. Branded OCLC Wise, this new platform centers on the library user and enables the library to deliver personalized services. This product builds on technology OCLC acquired from the Dutch company HKA in 2013, which has been enhanced and tailored to meet the expectations of public libraries in the US, increasingly seeking technologies that strengthen engagement with their communities.

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News Anouncements for OCLC Wise

Bucks County Free Library to make strategic plan a reality with help from OCLC Wise
September 18, 2020 - Bucks County Free Library, in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, is the first consortium to sign on to implement OCLC Wise, the first community engagement system for U.S. public libraries.

Migratiegolf 2: Verregaande samenwerking Route 42 - Samenwerken met gevangenisbibs - Wise leren met het leerplatform
November 22, 2019 - In maart schakelden 30 Limburgse bibliotheken over naar het nieuwe bibliotheeksysteem tijdens de eerste migratiegolf. In oktober gingen 57 Oost-Vlaamse bibliotheken live met Wise. Vorige week, op 14 november, was het de beurt aan de bibliotheek van Oostende. Later in 2019 sluiten we de tweede migratiegolf af met Bilzen, Diepenbeek, Hechtel-Eksel, Maasmechelen en Zonhoven. Het Vlaams-Nederlandse team van Cultuurconnect en OCLC is steeds in de buurt om de bibs te ondersteunen bij het live gaan.

Chesapeake Public Library plans to increase community engagement with OCLC Wise
November 11, 2019 - Chesapeake Public Library in Chesapeake, Virginia, has signed on to implement OCLC Wise, the first community engagement system for U.S. public libraries.

Greensboro Public Library commits to community engagement focus with OCLC Wise
November 11, 2019 - Greensboro Public Library in Greensboro, North Carolina, has signed on to implement OCLC Wise, the first community engagement system for U.S. public libraries.

Kokomo-Howard County Public Library aims higher to meet local needs with OCLC Wise
July 30, 2019 - Kokomo-Howard County Public Library in Kokomo, Ind., has signed on to implement OCLC Wise, the first community engagement system for U.S. public libraries.

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