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Robyn Ellard named Sales Consultant at OCLC Australia

DUBLIN, Ohio, USA, 14 June 2011—Robyn Ellard has been named Sales Consultant at OCLC Australia, based in Melbourne.

Ms. Ellard brings 12 years experience working in and for the library profession in university, public and special libraries, as well as in teaching, sales and marketing. She comes to OCLC after nearly five years as Director, Member Services, at the Australian Library and Information Association.

"Robyn will be working with the entire OCLC office to bring our current and future customers the best possible service," said Chris Thewlis, OCLC Regional Manager (Australia). She will be extensively involved in the rollout of OCLC Web-scale Management Services, the Web-based cooperative library management tools for metadata management, acquisitions, circulation, license management and workflow improvement.

Ms. Ellard will also be OCLC’s Australia contact for WorldCat Local, the OCLC discovery-to-delivery service that offers users integrated access to more than 800 million electronic, digital and physical library materials through a single search box.

For more information on these or other OCLC products and services, contact Robyn Ellard at robyn.ellard@oclc.org or phone +61 (0)3 9929 0816.

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Founded in 1967, OCLC is a nonprofit, membership, computer library service and research organization dedicated to the public purposes of furthering access to the world’s information and reducing library costs. More than 72,000 libraries in 170 countries have used OCLC services to locate, acquire, catalog, lend, preserve and manage library materials. Researchers, students, faculty, scholars, professional librarians and other information seekers use OCLC services to obtain bibliographic, abstract and full-text information when and where they need it. OCLC and its member libraries cooperatively produce and maintain WorldCat, the world’s largest online database for discovery of library resources. Search WorldCat on the Web at www.worldcat.org. For more information, visit www.oclc.org.

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