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Creekside Digital Partners with OCLC to provide Development and Support Services for CONTENTdm

Glen Arm, MD – March 13, 2012 -- Creekside Digital, a leading provider of high-quality digitization services, is pleased to announce a partnership with OCLC to assist with the creation of digital collections using OCLC’s CONTENTdm software.

Leveraging its internal software expertise, Creekside Digital will work with libraries, archives, and other institutional customers to plan, develop, and implement their digital collections using OCLC’s CONTENTdm Digital Collection Management software, which is currently used by over 2,000 organizations worldwide. The partnership allows Creekside Digital to develop digital collections using CONTENTdm and assist OCLC’s customers with making their completed digital collections available on the Internet, thereby increasing access and aiding in the preservation of original materials.

Additionally, Creekside Digital has significant digitization capabilities and has successfully delivered millions of images to library and institutional customers across the United States. This enables the company to work with CONTENTdm licensees to deliver entire projects, from initial planning through imaging, metadata creation, and ultimately online presentation, while performing all of the work in-house and directly conducting every step of the quality assurance process. “In today’s Internet-centric world, providing high-quality imaging services isn’t enough anymore. Our library customers are seeking to bring more digitized content online than ever before, and our new partnership with OCLC allows us to help them achieve that goal,” said Jim Studnicki, President of Creekside Digital.

About Creekside Digital
Founded in 2006, Creekside Digital of Glen Arm, MD specializes in providing archival-quality digitization of microfilm, bound and oversized books, maps, newspapers, manuscripts, and fine artwork, as well as supporting software services and the creation of museum-grade print reproductions for libraries, archives, and institutions. For more information, visit www.creeksidedigital.com.

About OCLC
Founded in 1967 and headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, OCLC is a nonprofit, membership, computer library service and research organization dedicated to the public purposes of furthering access to the world’s information and reducing information costs. More than 72,000 libraries in 170 countries and territories around the world have used OCLC services to locate, acquire, catalog, lend and preserve library materials. For more information, visit www.oclc.org.

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