Entries tagged as 'Industry news'

Finding Legislation is as easy as 1… 2… 3…!

26 May 14 · Comments Off

More than 30 years ago Sabinet was formed and today we facilitate access to information for libraries across the globe. The aim of our service is to provide updated and accurate content so our clients can have easy-access to the information they need, when they need it. In order to enhance user experience, Sabinet needed […]

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Library Directors Conference – 9 May 2014

21 May 14 · Comments Off

Sabinet held a Library Directors Conference on 9 May 2014 at River Meadow Manor in Irene, Pretoria. Our Guest Speaker,  Clem Sunter gave some wonderful insights on Libraries in South Africa and their valuable role in society. Sabinet thanks everyone for attending this conference as well as your feedback on our products and services. One […]

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Sabinet sponsors LIASA’s Librarian of the Year 2013 awards

20 May 14 · Comments Off

High standards and dedication goes a long way for Free State Librarian! When you walk into the doors of the Lourier Park Public Library, in Bloemfontein, Free State, you are immediately welcomed by the warm and caring branch librarian, Ms Rina Jansen van Rensburg. Every year, LIASA (library and Information Association of South Africa) awards […]

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OCLC GLOBAL COUNCIL – ELECTION RESULTS

14 Apr 14 · Comments Off

From 10 – 12 April 2014 the OCLC Global Council meeting was held in Dublin, Ohio, USA. This meeting concluded by holding elections for two vacant positions in the Board of Trustees and the position of President – elect and Vice President of the Global Council. These are two important bodies in the governing structure […]

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WorldCat Discovery is now available in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Australia and New Zealand

07 Apr 14 · Comments Off

Libraries using FirstSearch will move to a richer discovery experience. OCLC has launched WorldCat Discovery Services, making it possible for library staff and users currently using FirstSearch to move to a richer discovery experience. WorldCat Discovery has been developed and refined based on input and feedback from a 30-member Advisory Group and more than 650 FirstSearch beta test […]

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APPOINTMENT OF NATIONAL LIBRARIAN

12 Feb 14 · Comments Off

The Board of the National Library of South Africa announced that Prof Rocky Ralebipi-Simela has been appointed as the National Librarian with effect from 1 May 2014. She has been the Regional Director of the Limpopo region of the University of South Africa (Unisa) for the past two years. Prof Ralebipi-Simela holds a Master’s Degree […]

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OCLC EMEA Regional Council Meeting 2014 announced

29 Jul 13 · Comments Off

OCLC EMEA Regional Council Meeting 2014 announced 24 and 25 February 2014 Member librarians from nearly 30 countries are expected to join us in Cape Town next February. Why? Because the OCLC EMEA Regional Council Meeting offers a rare chance to move outside the regular circuit of national library conferences and engage in some new conversations. The […]

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Skip Prichard named OCLC President and CEO

17 May 13 · Comments Off

DUBLIN, Ohio, May 16, 2013 Skip Prichard, an experienced senior executive in the information services market, has been named the next OCLC President and CEO. Mr. Prichard has led multi-national organizations that serve libraries across the full spectrum of library services and content needs. Most recently, he was President and CEO of Ingram Content Group […]

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