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Online Computer Library Center (OCLC)

TITLE: OCLC Web Site
CREATOR: OCLC.
DESCRIPTION: "Furthering access to the world's information and reducing information costs are the goals of OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Incorporated. OCLC is a nonprofit computer service and research organization whose network and services link more than 30,000 libraries in 65 countries and territories. OCLC services help libraries locate, acquire, catalog, access, and lend library materials."--About OCLC. The site contains news announcements, products and services description, support and user documentation, request forms, as well as contact information.
KEYWORDS: oclc

 
TITLE: OCLC Access Services
CREATOR: OCLC.
DESCRIPTION: Provides information on OCLC telecommunication options, such as dedicated TCP/IP access method, and software to access OCLC services.
KEYWORDS: oclc, telecommunications, software, services

 
TITLE: OCLC Collections & Technical Services
CREATOR: OCLC.
DESCRIPTION: Offers collection management, cataloging, and authorities services to member libraries. Provides OCLC MARC documentation, standards, codes, and forms.
Bibliographic Formats and Standards
OCLC-MARC Code Lists
  - Country of Publication Codes
  - Geographic Area Codes
  - Language Codes
  - Relator Codes
  - Source Codes
  - Description Conventions
OCLC Forms: Include Electronic Bibliographic Change Report, Electronic Duplicate Report, Documentation/Software Request, etc.
  - Electronic Bibliographic Change Report
  - Electronic Duplicate Report
  Technical Bulletins
News Releases
OCLC InterCat Catalog Records
LOCATION: OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc., Dublin, Ohio
KEYWORDS: oclc, bibliographic, technical, collection services

 
TITLE: OCLC Reference Services
CREATOR: OCLC.
DESCRIPTION: Provides information on the FirstSearch service, Electronic Collections Online service, SiteSearch software, and ContentsAlert service.
FirstSearch service: a collection of various databases that includes full-text articles, catalogs and citations of books, microforms, software, and other material types, etc. Sample databases, including the union catalog--WorldCat, are available for free access.
Electronic Collections Online service: "offers Web access to a growing collection of more than 1,100 titles, an archiving solution, cross-journal searching."--Title screen.
KEYWORDS: oclc, reference, firstsearch, eco, services

 
TITLE: OCLC Resource Sharing Services
CREATOR: OCLC.
DESCRIPTION: Provides information on OCLC interlibrary loan, union lists, and document delivery services.
KEYWORDS: oclc, interlibrary loan, union lists, document delivery, services

 
TITLE: CORC--Cooperative Online Resource Catalog
CREATOR: OCLC.
DESCRIPTION: "CORC is a research project exploring the cooperative creation and sharing of metadata by libraries ... and CORC is designed to help both libraries and OCLC to move more quickly in coping with the huge amount of material becoming available on the World Wide Web."--Titls screen.
KEYWORDS: internet resources catalog

 
TITLE: InterCat: Catalog of Internet Resources
CREATOR: OCLC.
DESCRIPTION: Records created by the OCLC project "Building a catalog of Internet resources", which initiates a nationwide, coordinated effort among libraries and institutions of higher education to create, implement, test, and evaluate a searchable database of USMARC format bibliographic records, complete with electronic location and access information (USMARC field 856), for Internet-accessible materials.
KEYWORDS: internet resources catalog

 
TITLE: OCLC Internet Lists Web Page
CREATOR: OCLC.
DESCRIPTION: Includes a form for subscribing to and unsubscribing from OCLC e-mail lists and for changing mailing addresses. Lists such as DOC-L, INTERCAT, OCLC-NEWS, TAPECHANGE-L, and TECHBUL-L are availables.
KEYWORDS: oclc e-mail lists

 
TITLE: OCLC Participating Institutions List
CREATOR: OCLC.
DESCRIPTION: Searchable by OCLC symbol, institution name, network, city, state, country, and postal code.
KEYWORDS: oclc participating institutions

 
TITLE: OCLC Passport for Windows Web Resources
CREATOR: Lincicum, Shirley.
DESCRIPTION: Collects all Passport for Windows related resources in one place. Very nicely done by Shirley Lincicum at University of Oregon.
E-MAIL: hirley Lincicum, lincicum@darkwing.uoregon.edu
KEYWORDS: oclc passport for windows, pfw

 
TITLE: OCLC PURL
CREATOR: OCLC.
DESCRIPTION: "A PURL is a Persistent Uniform Resource Locator. Functionally, a PURL is a URL. However, instead of pointing directly to the location of an Internet resource, a PURL points to an intermediate resolution service. The PURL resolution service associates the PURL with the actual URL and returns that URL to the client. The client can then complete the URL transaction in the normal fashion. In Web parlance, this is a standard HTTP redirect."--Title screen. OCLC provides free download of the PURL software.
KEYWORDS: url, purl

 
TITLE: OCLC User and Network Support
CREATOR: OCLC.
DESCRIPTION: User support contact information.
PHONE: USA and Canada: 800-848-5800 ; Mexico: 95-800-848-5800 ; International and Central Ohio: 614-793-8682
E-MAIL: support@oclc.org
KEYWORDS: oclc e-mail lists

 
TITLE: Passport Macros
CREATOR: OCLC.
DESCRIPTION: Includes OCLC-supported and user-supplied macros for Passport for Windows.
KEYWORDS: passport for windows, macros

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