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2012 Issues

eNews Issue 31 (December 2012)

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eNews Issue 30 (October 2012)

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eNews Issue 29 (August 2012)

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eNews Issue 28 (June 2012)

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eNews Issue 27 (April 2012)

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eNews Issue 26 (February 2012)

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2011 issues

eNews Issue 25 (December 2011)

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  • OCLC introduces OCLC WorldShare™
  • EMEA Regional Council Meeting – News Update
  • OCLC's WorldCat Local in South African libraries

eNews Issue 24 (October 2011)

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  • OCLC EMEA Regional Council Meeting 2012 registration opens
  • Global Council Election 2012 Call for Nominations Announced
  • More databases and collections added to WorldCat Local

eNews Issue 23 (August 2011)

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  • Programme and keynotes announced for third EMEA Regional Council Meeting
  • Strength in numbers: Going local, global, and mobile with Dewey
  • OCLC Research and RLUK to survey special collections and archives

eNews Issue 22 (June 2011)

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  • Growth in Spanish WorldCat Local adoption
  • Tilburg University selects OCLC's Web-scale Management and Discovery Services
  • DDC23 is here!

eNews Issue 21 (April 2011)

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  • OCLC EMEA Regional Council 2011: Summary and highlights
  • Development of UK public library catalogue progresses to next stage
  • Interview with Joan Mitchell: an inside peek at the DDC 23 release

eNews Issue 20 (February 2011)

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  • OCLC and The Combined Regions announce plans to launch Web-based public library national union catalogue in UK
  • Last chance to attend the EMEA Regional Council meeting 2011
  • OCLC EMEA Delegates to Global Council – Election Underway

2010 issues

eNews Issue 19 (December 2010)

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  • BIBSYS selects OCLC's Web-scale Management Services
  • Registration for the EMEA Regional Council Meeting is now open
  • WorldCat Local – gateway to over 700 million electronic, digital and print items

eNews Issue 18 (October 2010)

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  • York St John University implements WorldCat Local
  • Web scale Management services to be rolled out globally
  • Looking forward – OCLC at Online Information 2010

eNews Issue 17 (August 2010)

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  • OCLC on the road in the UK and Ireland
  • EMEA Regional Council Meeting 2011 - Save the Date!
  • Web-scale library management services available

eNews Issue 16 (June 2010)

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  • OCLC researchers partner JISC report
  • OCLC launches Innovation Lab
  • National Library of China’s collections in WorldCat

eNews Issue 15 (April 2010)

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  • WorldCat Rights and Responsibilities Draft for Community Review
  • Great beginning for EMEA Regional Council
  • OCLC Developer Network participation in European events

eNews Issue 14 (February 2010)

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  • OCLC’s first EMEA Regional Council Meeting
  • RERO agrees to add 4.8 million records to WorldCat from network of libraries in Western Switzerland
  • Pilot libraries, advisory group continue work with OCLC staff on development of Web-scale Management Services

2009 issues

eNews Issue 13 (December 2009)

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  • First OCLC EMEA Regional Council Meeting Announced
  • OCLC makes OAIster records available through WorldCat.org
  • WorldCat Local single-search access expands with metasearch functionality

eNews Issue 12 (October 2009)

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  • Europe, Middle East and Africa Regional Council call for nominations
  • ABES to add French Sudoc records to WorldCat
  • Council convened to develop new WorldCat Record Use Policy

eNews Issue 11 (August 2009)

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  • OCLC announce agreements in Europe to extend coverage in WorldCat
  • Europe, Middle East and Africa Regional Council date announced
  • Single-search access to OCLC electronic resources

eNews Issue 10 (June 2009)

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  • Scottish Culture Minister launches AskScotland virtual reference service
  • New benefits for OLIB customers
  • Why now could be the most appropriate time for public libraries to build their eContent collections?

eNews Issue 9 (April 2009)

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  • Librarians give the best answers according to Yahoo! Answers
  • More content and a new platform announced for OCLC FirstSearch
  • OCLC and EBSCO partnership announced

eNews Issue 8 (February 2009)

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  • National participation in WorldCat agreed in Denmark
  • OCLC announced as the main sponsor of JISC Conference 2009
  • Review Board named for Shared Data Creation and Stewardship

2008 issues

eNews Issue 7 (December 2008)

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  • Survey points to high growth in eBooks over the next year
  • OCLC to supply new Swiss metadata hub with discovery tool
  • Bibliothèque nationale de France to add records to WorldCat

eNews Issue 6 (October 2008)

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  • OCLC Acquires Amlib
  • The changing landscape of eContent – Have your say and win a Sony Reader
  • Tender for Swiss union catalogue placed with OCLC

eNews Issue 5 (August 2008)

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  • NetLibrary announces new publisher agreements and subject sets
  • CONTENTdm supports South African journal archive
  • WorldCat real-time synchronisation with Dutch union catalogue

eNews Issue 4 (June 2008)

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  • OCLC and Google to exchange data, link digitised books to WorldCat
  • Annual OLIB User Group Conference preview
  • OCLC announces a new end user service, TouchPoint

eNews Issue 3 (April 2008)

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  • The debate on the future of libraries at OCLC sponsored JISC Conference
  • Article records from British Library now in WorldCat.org
  • The launch of a new OCLC Polish selection service

eNews Issue 2 (February 2008)

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  • OCLC and CILIP to co-host digital library event
  • First group catalogue and WorldCat synchronised
  • NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde extends OLIB

2007 issues

eNews Issue 1 (December 2007)

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  • The new OCLC
  • WHELF launches eBooks service
  • OLIB Product Update

Newsletter Issue 8 (October 2007)

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  • OCLC and OCLC PICA form one global organisation
  • The OCLC symposium comes to Online Information 2007
  • Oxford University Computing Services selects CONTENTdm

Newsletter Issue 7 (August 2007)

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  • OCLC acquires remaining shares of OCLC PICA
  • WC Local service coming soon
  • National Library of Australia load records in WorldCat
  • UnityUK data improvement programme to be rolled out

Newsletter Issue 6 (June 2007)

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  • Polish academic libraries choose WorldCat and FirstSearch
  • Board launches governance review
  • Rotterdam City Council live with OLIB
  • New databases available on FirstSearch

Newsletter Issue 5 (April 2007)

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  • Organisational update to better reflect customers' needs globally and locally
  • OCLC PICA extends resource sharing in Canada
  • Dutch public libraries launch national ILL service for end users
  • British health libraries raise holdings visibility with OLIB

Newsletter Issue 4 (February 2007)

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  • National Library of Wales acquires NetLibrary eBooks
  • MFA Digital Library launches in Spring with OLIB
  • Robin Murray shares vision of future library service

2006 issues

Newsletter Issue 3 (December 2006)

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  • 'Enquire' online reference service moves into a new phase
  • OLIB 7.6.1 released
  • WC expands with the addition of BSZ

Newsletter Issue 2 (October 2006)

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  • First Australian state-wide ILL system with end-user requesting: VicLink
  • Bibsys libraries go live with OCLC PICA portal
  • New QuestionPoint reference service at Bavarian State Library

Newsletter Issue 1 (August 2006)

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  • OCLC PICA's new organisational structure and Board of Directors
  • OpenWorldCat International - Bavarian State Library Participation
  • OCLC Members Council Update
  • UnityUK Update

Newsletter March 2006

2005 issues

Newsletter Summer 2005

Newsletter Spring 2005

Newsletter Autumn 2005