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  • Anet and OCLC sign first WorldCat group agreement in Belgium

    Anet, a consortium of 20 Belgian academic and special libraries, including the University of Antwerp and the City of Antwerp Heritage Library, has signed an agreement with OCLC to add some 2 million records to WorldCat.

  • OCLC EMEA offers e-Services package

    OCLC EMEA have announced the launch of an e-Services package using cloud-based applications from WorldShare to streamline and automate the management, discovery and delivery of e-content for libraries.

  • OCLC and Elsevier to offer automated seamless access to subscribed e-content

    OCLC and Elsevier, a leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, are working together to automate the process to keep e-book and e-journal holdings from ScienceDirect, Elsevier's full-text platform for res...

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