Friday, May 06, 2011

WKU libraries announces partnership with world's largest library cooperative

Western Kentucky University (WKU) Libraries announces its affiliation with Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) Research Library Partnership. The Research Library Partnership is an influential global collaborative of research libraries, museums, and archives that work with a sophisticated technical capacity, highly skilled on-staff experts and external consultants to achieve significant, innovative and collective action for the benefit of scholars and researchers everywhere.

According to Connie Foster, Interim Dean for WKU Libraries, the Partnership is supported by a large team of experts including information scientists, librarians, archivists, web developers, programmers, and analysts. “Through this new allliance, we will have leading-edge, peer-based opportunities to participate in transnational research collaboratives, to access multifaceted technology, and to explore challenges facing research libraries across the globe,” said Foster.

For more information regarding the OCLC Research Library Partnership, go to


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