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OCLC signs agreements with leading publishers worldwide

“OCLC has signed agreements with leading publishers to add metadata for books, e-books, journals, databases and other materials that will make their content discoverable through WorldCat Discovery Services. “OCLC partners with leading content providers around the world to ensure discovery and access to libraries’ most important and popular resources,” said Suzanne Kemperman, OCLC Director, Business Development and Publisher Relations.” (via OCLC )

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Shaping the Library to the Life of the User: Adapting, Empowering, Partnering, Engaging

“What began with a few libraries’ early application of ethnographic methods to learn more about user behaviors and needs has grown to become a significant body of work done across many institutions using a broad range of methods. User-centered investigations are increasingly influential in discussions about the shape and future of the research library. User-centered design that builds on such work is becoming deeply embedded in library planning and service development in some research libraries.” (via OCLC)

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OCLC named among ‘Best Places to Work’ in Central Ohio

“OCLC, the nonprofit global library cooperative based in Dublin, has been named among the “Best Places to Work” in Central Ohio. OCLC was ranked 10th in the category for organizations with 250 or more employees. The rankings were determined by workplace satisfaction surveys completed confidentially by employees along with data collected by Quantum, an Omaha, Nebraska-based research organization.” (via OCLC)

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Cleveland Public Library Digital Gallery brings digital collections to life with interactive video wall

“Earlier this year, the Cleveland Public Library installed an interactive touch, video wall to help patrons learn about local history through resources in the library’s Digital Gallery, which is powered by OCLC’s CONTENTdm. With CONTENTdm, you can increase the visibility of your digital collections and make them more discoverable. CONTENTdm allows you to store, edit and display your digital collections, so you can showcase them online and share them with the world.” (OCLC)

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The Library in the Life of the User: Engaging with People Where They Live and Learn

“This compilation provides a sequential overview of some of our user behavior research findings that articulate the need for the design of future library services to be all about the user.” (via OCLC)

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