OCLC to create MARC records for Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press has teamed up with OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) to create MARC records for its eBook Products.

In November 2012 OCLC will begin to create MARC records for titles across a number of Cambridge eBook products; Cambridge Histories Online, Cambridge Companions Online, Cambridge Histories Online, Shakespeare Survey Online, and University Publishing Online.

Founded in 1967, OCLC is the world leader in bibliographic records creation. A not-for-profit organisation, it currently has more than 72,000 member libraries from around the world and also maintains WorldCat, the world’s largest online public access catalogue (OPAC).

Cambridge University Press decided to partner with OCLC in bibliographic record creation because of their well-known and respected position within the global library community.

OCLC will create MARC records of the utmost quality for Cambridge University Press with enriched metadata thus allowing for greater discoverablity of Cambridge University Press eBooks.

Hannah Perrett, Digital Director, Academic Group at Cambridge University Press, said: “We are delighted to be partnering with OCLC. This is the latest in a series of enhancements to our platforms supporting our drive to provide a constantly improving customer experience.”