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What does OCLC stand for?

OCLC stands for Online Computer Library Center

This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Information technology (IT) and computers
  • Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.

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We have 8 other meanings of OCLC in our Acronym Attic

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The Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) Open WorldCat project is an important centralized service that is now making library holdings information accessible worldwide via Internet search engines like Google and Yahoo.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle is giving $9 million over three years to the Online Computer Library Center in Dublin, Ohio, to build a Web-based public access computing portal for public libraries and other groups that provide open access to information.
Employing a staff of over 250, the MIT Libraries maintain membership in the Association of Research Libraries, the International Association of Technological University Libraries, the Online Computer Library Center, and the Boston Library Consortium.