OCLC signs agreements with leading publishers worldwide


OCLC has signed agreements with leading publishers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and other subject areas to add metadata for books, e-books, journals, databases and other materials that will make their content discoverable through WorldCat Discovery Services.

OCLC has agreements in place with more than 180 publishers and information providers to supply metadata to facilitate discovery and access to key resources. OCLC recently signed agreements with the following providers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine segment: American Society of Civil Engineers, BMJ Publishing Group, EAGE (European Association of Geophysicists and Engineers), Informa Healthcare, SAE International, SPIE. In Open Access and Multi-Discipline Content Providers, they have tied up with Canadiana.org, Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB), Directory of Open Access Journals, Érudit, Korean Studies Information (KSI), OpenEditions, Project Euclid, Publishing Technology PLC, and Rittenhouse Book Distributors.

Metadata from some of these publishers will also be made available to users through other OCLC services based on individual agreements.

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