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Accessible Archives Inc. joins OCLC WorldCat Discovery Services

Press Release: OCLC [March 23, 2011]

Copyright (c) 2011 OCLC

Abstract: Accessible Archives, Inc., an electronic publisher of primary source full-text historical databases, has signed an agreement with OCLC Online Computer Library Center to make its content available through the WorldCat Local and TouchPoint services, which provide an integrated discovery and delivery service for libraries' physical and electronic collections


MALVERN, Pa., March 23, 2011 -- Accessible Archives, Inc., an electronic publisher of primary source full-text historical databases, has signed an agreement with OCLC Online Computer Library Center to make its content available through the WorldCat Local and TouchPoint services, which provide an integrated discovery and delivery service for libraries' physical and electronic collections.

Tom Nagy, Accessible Archives COO, said: "Libraries will benefit from having Accessible Archives content discovered via the WorldCat services. OCLC is a great partner to libraries, and we are looking forward to implementing this agreement quickly."

Janet Weber, Publisher Relations Manager at OCLC responded: "As we continue to expand our relationships with publishers, it is important to include the primary source materials that have been collected and digitized by Accessible Archives."

To bring this new feature to its customers, Accessible Archives relied on the licensing and technology experts at Unlimited Priorities Corporation, the publisher's exclusive sales and marketing agent.

About Accessible Archives, Inc.

Founded in 1990, Accessible Archives utilizes computer technology and a large team of conversion specialists to provide vast quantities of archived historical information previously available only in microformat, or hard copy form or as images only. Diverse primary source materials reflecting broad views across American history and culture have been assembled into comprehensive databases. Developed by dedicated instructors and students of Americana, these databases allow access to the rich store of materials from leading books, newspapers and periodicals then current. Accessible Archives will continue to add titles covering important topics and time periods to assist scholars and students at all academic levels.

About Unlimited Priorities Corporation

Unlimited Priorities is attuned to the management requirements of small to mid-size companies in the information industry. We provide executive-level support services by utilizing a highly skilled group of professionals with abundant experience. Our practice specialties include Sales and Marketing, Business Development, Financial Services, Operations Management, Production, Information Technology, and Content Development and Licensing. Our new Archival Initiatives Division provides advice to libraries, historical societies, and industry associations in selecting, distributing, and monetizing their valuable archival content. Our goal is to enhance our clients' abilities to succeed, offering solutions that are realistic, practical, achievable and affordable.

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Publication Year:2011
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:March 23, 2011
Publisher:OCLC
Company: OCLC
Products: WorldCat Local
Record Number:15542
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:2011-03-23 15:56:57