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OCLC releases FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology) as Linked Data

FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology), an enumerative, faceted subject heading schema derived from the Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH), is now available as an experimental Linked Data service and is made available under the Open Data Commons Attribution License.

Introducing OCLC WorldShare

On Monday, OCLC launched the OCLC WorldShare Platform, a shared technical infrastructure that will support a growing number of OCLC services and applications. This platform will enable library developers, partners and other organizations to create, configure and share a wide range of applications that deliver new functionality and value for libraries and their users.

OCLC WorldCat Local adds A-Z and more

A new A-Z journal list feature now available for WorldCat Local gives library users even more ways to find the journal or journal article that they’re looking for. Users can now browse a library’s collections with an integrated A-Z listing of available e-journals, made possible by the WorldCat knowledge base. The A-Z list completes the OpenURL resolver functionality available for WorldCat Local libraries: inbound and outbound linking and the A-Z list are included at no additional charge to subscribers.


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OCLC Research Report Released: OhioLINK-OCLC Collection and Circulation Analysis Project 2011

OhioLINK-OCLC Collection and Circulation Analysis Project 2011

This new report describes a collaborative project between OCLC and OhioLINK that examined circulation in academic libraries, and includes an overview of data publicly available from the activity. The size of the combined collection and the number and diversity of participating institutions make this by far the largest and most comprehensive study of academic library circulation ever undertaken.

WorldCat Quality Report Release - New Report Points the Way for Improved WorldCat Quality

A new report released by OCLC describes OCLC's steps to make it easier to find itmes in WorldCat and get them from OCLC member libraries.

WorldCat turns 40

Libraries mark 40 years of online cooperative cataloging with WorldCat

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the launch of WorldCat, the world’s most comprehensive database of resources held in libraries around the globe.

Changes to the Electronic Collections Online from OCLC

OCLC has decided to discontinue new and renewal sales of Electronic Collections Online e-journals and will move existing content from the service to archive-only access on February 1, 2012.


OCLC Introduces a Newly-Redesigned CONTENTdm

OCLC is pleased to announce the release of CONTENTdm 6.

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