Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL)

OCLC (Online Computer Library Center)

Updated 13 February, 2009


NEWS: 27 February 2007  OCLC has launched the WorldCat Registry, a directory for libraries and consortia, and the services they provide. The WorldCat Registry will help libraries and consortia manage and share data that define their organisations--such as institution type, location, URLs for electronic services, circulation statistics, and population served--through a single, authoritative Web platform.

Index of OCLC Services
OCLC FirstSearch/Electronic Collections Online Individual Institution Order (including The FirstSearch/Electronic Collections Online Service Terms) (16/7/06)
OCLC Internet List Subscription Request (18/7/06) Use this form to subscribe to or unsubscribe from OCLC distribution or discussion lists.

FirstSearch - Information for CAUL, including pricing for former RLG databases (19/8/08)

WorldCat Collection Sets (MARC records).
Offer to CAUL (13/2/09)

WorldCat Collection Analysis (WCA).
See Hands-on Demonstration (1/10/08)
Offer to CEIRC for 2009 (1/10/08)
Holdings & Price Lists (1/10/08)
OCLC WorldCat Collection Analysis Service Terms and Conditions & Individual Institution Order (2/10/08)
OCLC WorldCat Collection Analysis Service Terms and Conditions & Group Administrator Order (2/10/08)

OCLC ECO (OCLC FirstSearch Electronic Collections Online)

WorldCat Dissertations and Theses (7/4/06)
The content of OCLC Dissertations and Theses is a reflection of the global contribution of its members, including contributions from north america, south america, europe, asia, australia, new zealand, etc. Whilst the majority of the [more than 5 million] contributions are from North America, there are more than 100,000 asian dissertations and theses included, and more than 6,500 Australian and New Zealand entries. Full-text linkings to the Australasian Digital Thesis (ADT) Program database are included in the records.  Records linked to ADT are those from the ANZ members who contribute to WorldCAT.  (from DA, 20/7/06)
2008 Offer to CEIRC (via DA) (25/10/07)
2007 Offer to CEIRC (via DA) (16/7/06)

QuestionPoint Collaborative Reference Service.
Offer to CEIRC (via DA Information Services) 27/8/02 - offer extended to 29/11/02..

NetFirst™ index of Internet resources - The OCLC NetFirst database is no longer available. FirstSearch users should consult OCLC WorldCat, which contains virtually all the records previously included in NetFirst as well as thousands more added by OCLC member libraries.


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