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OCLC receives IMLS grant to support libraries responding to the opioid crisis

Aug
05

OCLC has been awarded an IMLS National Leadership Grant to develop a set of free online resources that staff at public libraries can use to determine how their library can address opioid use disorder in their local communities.

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OCLC’s Express program uses ‘smart fulfillment’ enhancements to help libraries deliver materials fast

Mar
18

More than 1,000 libraries are now participating in OCLC’s new Express digital delivery program that facilitates exceptionally fast turnaround times using smart fulfillment enhancements to OCLC resource sharing services.

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OCLC helping Fayetteville Public Library to ‘create ultimate library experience’ with Wise

Feb
16

DUBLIN, Ohio, 16 February 2021—Fayetteville Public Library in Fayetteville, Arkansas, has signed on to implement OCLC Wise, the community engagement system for U.S. public libraries.

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REALM project releases results from tests of virus on materials at different temperatures

Feb
12

The REALM project (www.oclc.org/realm/) has released results from two rounds of scientific tests to determine how long the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 can remain on materials found in archives, libraries, and museums at temperatures colder and warmer than previous tests.

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OCLC’s Capira mobile library services recognized with 2021 Modern Library Awards

Jan
14

DUBLIN, Ohio, 14 January 2021—OCLC’s CapiraMobile and CapiraCurbside—mobile library services that offer flexibility, choice, and convenience for libraries and their users—have been recognized with LibraryWorks’ 2021 Modern Library Awards.

CapiraMobile, a platinum Modern Library Award (MLA) winner for the second consecutive year, makes it possible for users to interact with their library through their mobile phones, making collections, events, and programs available anywhere, anytime.

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OCLC and CRL enhance infrastructure to manage shared print serials in WorldCat

Aug
13

OCLC and the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) have completed a two-year project that has added support for the registration of serial retention commitments in OCLC’s WorldCat database, improved discovery of shared print data, and enhanced CRL’s Print Archives Preservation Registry (PAPR). The expanded functionality is a significant step forward in collectively managing the preservation of the scholarly record for future generations.

The Shared Print Data Infrastructure project was made possible by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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OCLC’s COVID-19 page brings together resources to help libraries serve their communities during the pandemic

Mar
31

DUBLIN, Ohio, 31 March 2020—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 http://oc.lc/covid19-service-info offers options to provide remote access to library collections, optimize OCLC products and services, and connect and collaborate with other libraries.

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Gwinnett County Public Library is newest OCLC Wise early adopter

Apr
10

DUBLIN, Ohio, 10 April 2019—Gwinnett County Public Library in Lawrenceville, Georgia, has signed on to implement OCLC Wise, the first community engagement system for U.S. public libraries.

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OCLC publishes list of top 100 novels

Mar
05

DUBLIN, Ohio, 5 March 2019—OCLC, a leading library technology and research organization, has published The Library 100: Top Novels of All Time, a list of the novels most widely available in libraries today. The list is based on data in WorldCat, the world’s most comprehensive database of information about library collections.

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OCLC and Internet Archive collaborate to expand library access to digital collections

Oct
12

DUBLIN, Ohio, 12 October 2017—OCLC and Internet Archive are working together to make the Archive’s collection of 2.5 million digitized books easier to find and access online and through local libraries.

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