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Sunday, 22nd December 2013

OCLC Partners with Novelry to Connect Readers with Libraries

By Africa S. Hands

From OCLC:

OCLC is pleased to add the newly launched book search engine Novelry to its growing list of WorldCat.org traffic partners in the United States.

Based in Omaha, NE, Novelry provides a framework to find connections based on what users care about most. For example, clicking on the "Book Cover" icon provides information on when the book was written, what it is about, the subject as well as the genre.

"This partnership truly demonstrates the power of WorldCat, its associated APIs and the WorldShare Platform to expose library holdings to readers who could search out books and have to pay for choices through other avenues," explains Cindy Cunningham, Director of Partner Programs for OCLC.

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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.

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