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2014-02-03 12:25:24

ProQuest and OCLC continue collaboration to offer improved discovery, access to popular full-text content DUBLIN, Ohio, and ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 320 million records from 88 collections in the award-winning ProQuest® Central database are now discoverable, and the full text associated with those records is now accessible to mutual subscribers through OCLC WorldCat Discovery Services. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120620/DE27948LOGO-a)...

2011-01-07 19:53:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EBL, a leading supplier of ebooks to academic, research and corporate libraries, announced the launch MARC delivery service through OCLC's WorldCat Cataloging Partners (WCP) program. The addition of WCP to EBL's array of cataloging options will provide libraries with a streamlined and trusted cataloging workflow. Libraries with a current OCLC cataloging subscription can now receive OCLC MARC records for EBL titles at no additional charge. For...

2008-08-19 03:00:20

By Brenner, Michaela Klein, Peter Libraries need to provide attractive and exciting discovery tools to draw patrons to the valuable resources in their catalogs. The authors conducted a pilot project to explore the free version of Google Earth as such a discover tool for Portland State Library's digital collection of urban planning documents. They created eye- catching placemarks with links to parts of this collection, as well as to other pertinent materials like books, images, and...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.