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Monday, 18th July 2011

WorldCat Local Adds Publishers

By Africa S. Hands

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OCLC has signed agreements with leading publishers and other content providers from around the world to add more databases and collections to WorldCat Local, the OCLC discovery service that offers users integrated access to more than 800 million items in libraries worldwide.

Libraries using WorldCat Local can offer users access to 1,400 databases and collections, and more than 500 million articles.

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Africa S. Hands is an independent librarian with a focus on helping professionals understand and utilise social media and search engines through one-on-one tutorials and small group workshops. Africa tweets (@africahands) on resources of interest to information and higher education professionals.

Africa can be reached at africa.hands@freepint.com

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