OCLC and Ingram to launch 9 day eBook loans for 15% of MyiLibrary eBook price

April 12th, 2011 · Comments Off

DUBLIN, Ohio, April 11, 2011—OCLC and Ingram Content Group Inc. will soon offer a new service option that will provide library users short-term access to e-books not in their collection through WorldCat Resource Sharing and ILLiad. The new service option, to launch in the coming months, expands access to library content available through WorldCat Resource […]

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OCLC and EBSCO Partner to Enhance Discovery

November 8th, 2010 · Comments Off

From an OCLC Press Release:  OCLC and EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) have expanded their partnership to enhance the discovery experience for users of WorldCat Local and the EBSCO Discovery Service through an expanded data exchange agreement. The new agreement will create more value for libraries that subscribe to services from OCLC and EBSCO. WorldCat Local libraries […]

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NetLibrary titles compatible with Nook and SONY Daily Edition

January 19th, 2010 · Comments Off

Very cool news from OCLC/NetLibrary.  Their e-books are now compatible with the Nook as well as the new SONY Daily Edition (they were already compatible with the 4 versions of SONY Readers).  This is a real benefit for libraries who are looking for more e-reader options.  It opens up so many potentials for patron downloads […]

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OCLC and Recorded Books agree to new partnership through NetLibrary

September 16th, 2008 · Comments Off

OCLC and Recorded Books have signed an agreement under which Recorded Books eAudiobooks will continue to be available to libraries through NetLibrary. FOR MORE INFORMATION: Bob Murphy +1-614-761-5136 murphyb@oclc.org Recorded Books will introduce new eAudiobook collections to libraries through OCLC’s eContent platform DUBLIN, Ohio, September 12, 2008—OCLC and Recorded Books have signed an agreement under […]

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