World Bank releases the Open Knowledge Repository with open access and creative commons licensing

April 11th, 2012 · Comments Off

Big news from the World Bank.  They have launched their Open Knowledge Repository and will support open access and creative commons licensing for much of its research and publications.  Here is more from a news article on the World Bank site: April 10, 2012 – Two years after opening its vast storehouse of data to […]

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More Content Added to WorldCat Local

December 3rd, 2010 · Comments Off

From an OCLC Press Release:  In addition to the 200 million records contributed by OCLC member libraries worldwide, 500 million items from leading publishers, aggregators and mass digitization efforts are also now accessible through WorldCat Local. OCLC has recently added content to WorldCat Local from EBSCO; Gale, part of Cengage Learning; Modern Language Association; ProQuest […]

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