OCLC Systems & Services: International digital library perspectives: Volume 9 Issue 3


Library and Information Science

Table of contents


Milo Nelson

A summary of OCLC's strategic plan that will guide the organization in the years ahead is set forth in a new brochure, “Journey to the 21st Century.”

K. Wayne Smith: OCLC's New Orleans Meeting: OCLC President's Luncheon ALA Annual Conference New Orleans June 28, 1993

K. Wayne Smith

Today I want to give you a brief state‐of‐OCLC report. I want to begin with finances, because a financially strong OCLC is absolutely critical to the pursuit of our public…

OCLC Users Council Meets: Report to Users

JoEllen Ostendorf

“Values and Visions = Policies and Actions” was the focus of the May OCLC Users Council meeting, continuing the theme “Transforming Technologies: Reconstructing Libraries…

PASSPORT/PRISM, author and title and MARC – oh my!

Judith A. Carter

Provides an overview of cataloguing, in particular Machine ReadableCataloguing (MARC). Considers some of the reasons why users shouldunderstand the way information is used…

ILL‐Conceived Ideas

Susan Raschke

Welcome to The Column concerning interlibrary services in the OCLC universe! Dare if you will to join me in my continuing mission to infuse new life, explore strange new…

Calling for berserkers: LCSH and OLUC, and cooperatively cataloguing

Daniel CannCasciato

Examines access by subject and the OLUC in the context ofco‐operative cataloguing. Demonstrates the creation of subject authorityrecords in a local system for headings…

Electronic ILL at Colorado State University

Jane Smith

Examines the workload consequences for interlibrary loandepartments when patrons′ requests for interlibrary lending are madeeasier. In particular, looks at new ILL methods…

Is OCLC worth the cost?

Dan Liebtag

Examines briefly the costs of OCLC cataloguing services,particularly compared with one of its major competitors in the non‐largelibrary market, the Library Corporation′s…

Testing – Alpha, Beta...

Nelia C. Wurangian

Reviews the experience of testing the CAT CD450 software. DiscussesOCLC and Beta testing. Considers some of the challenges that oneencounters when performing tests…

Firstsearch: collection management and academic libraries

Denise Davis

Looks at issues of database or file duplication between CD‐ROM andonline services like Firstsearch, establishing card sales policies andprocedures plus increased file…

An OCLC/GTO LAN set up: a case study report

Ting Zheng, Joyce L. Huang

Reports on the implementation and early stage use of OCLCworkstations at the Library and Learning Resource Centre at theUniversity of Wisconsin. Details many of the…



Renamed from:

OCLC Micro

Online date, start – end:

1993 – 2015

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited