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OCLC Abstracts

05 May 2014  /  Vol. 17 No. 18  /  ISSN 1932-4847

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Preliminary findings on monitoring “preservation health” of digital repositories summarized in new report

Preservation Health Check: Monitoring Threats to Digital Repository Content suggests standardized preservation metadata can be used to support the day-to-day operational needs of digital repositories. More »

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E-mail subject lines: tips to attract readers

Focus on the first 40 characters. Descriptive and well-written subject lines allow recipients to make an informed decision to get more details or move on. More »

Jacobs

Jeff J. Jacobs named Chief Information Officer at OCLC

Jeff comes to OCLC from JPMorgan Chase, where he served as Chief Technology Officer for the digital consumer businesses and oversaw a technology team responsible for infrastructure, development, quality and operations supporting multiple businesses that serve Chase’s 35 million online customers. More »

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20 May 2014

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22 May 2014

Planning for your library’s future: A discovery demonstration for library leaders

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Sion, Switzerland
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Accra, Ghana
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Number of bibliographic records in WorldCat.

320,134,322

WorldCat is the world’s most comprehensive database of library materials. Updated at a rate of nearly one new record every second, WorldCat contains bibliographic records and holdings contributed by more than 11,000 libraries around the world. Learn more »