Information Today – "When Robert “Jay” Jordan became president of OCLC in 1998, he found an organization with a talented, dedicated staff focused on North America. In the 10 years he has been president, he has transformed the company into a global enterprise and created greater value for libraries and the public"
Press Release – “The National Library of China, the largest library in Asia, will add its bibliographic records to the OCLC WorldCat database, the worldâ€™s most comprehensive online resource for finding items held in libraries, making those records available to researchers worldwide.”
WorldCat Blog – “RSS Readers are great for getting content updates, but the real value of RSS comes in displaying your own content on other pages like your blog or a personal portal page like PageFlakes, NetVibes or iGoogle”
And this is worthy of a blog post? C’mon Worldcat bloggers…
Also, I disagree about the “real value” of RSS. Whatever the application, RSS is about keeping up, either with a reader or a personal portal. Different strokes.
Press Release – “OCLC, the world’s largest library research and service organization, has released the third in a series of reports that scan the information landscape to provide data, analyses and opinions about users’ behaviors and expectations in today’s networked world.”
OCLC – “ERIC is partnering with OCLC to leverage WorldCat to provide users with a link from ERIC records to electronic and print resources available in libraries.”
OCLC – “OCLC continues to put social functionality into WorldCat.org in order to build a social network of the worldâ€™s library users”
OCLC – “More than 10,000 personalized lists have been created within WorldCat.org since the social networking feature was introduced in June.”