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OCLC Research and ALISE name recipients of 2013 Library and Information Science Research Grants

OCLC Research and the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) have awarded research grants to Lynne Bowker of the University of Ottawa, Kyung-Sun Kim of the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and Sei-Ching Joanna Sin of Nanyang Technological University and Sanghee Oh of Florida State University. The awards were presented January 24 at the ALISE 2013 Annual Conference Awards Reception in Seattle, Washington.

New Anthropology Databases Now Available via EBSCOhost®

~ Resources Provide Comprehensive Indexing for Anthropology, Archaeology and Related Interdisciplinary Research ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — September 6, 2012 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has added three new anthropology databases to the EBSCOhost® platform, the most-used for-fee electronic resource in libraries around the world. Formerly available via First Search from OCLC, the three databases: Anthropological Index™, Anthropological Literature™ and Anthropology Plus™, cover the fields of anthropology, archaeology and related interdisciplinary research.

Anthropological Index

OCLC releases new membership research report: Seeking Synchronicity: Revelations and Recommendations for Virtual Reference

DUBLIN, Ohio, USA, July 18, 2011—A ground-breaking membership report from OCLC Research suggests that by transforming virtual reference (VR) service encounters into relationship-building opportunities, librarians can better leverage the positive feelings people have for libraries. This is critically important in a crowded online space where the biggest players often don’t have the unique experience and specific strengths offered by librarians.

LAC Group Awarded the Environmental Protection Agency Information Management Center Services 3 (IMCS 3)

Rockville, MD – April 25, 2011. Global information and asset management leader LAC Group, in partnership with prime contractor Emergint Technologies Inc., has been awarded EPA’s prestigious Information Management Center Services 3 (IMCS 3) contract. Under this new EPA contract, the integrated team of partners, which LAC Group has joined, will provide a broad array of information and records management technology and library science support services for the EPA across the nation.

University of Oxford and OCLC Research collaborate to study digital ‘residents’ and ‘visitors’ in the transition between high school and university

DUBLIN, Ohio, March 31, 2011—University of Oxford and OCLC Research are collaborating in a six-month JISC-funded study, which is part of a larger three-year longitudinal project to investigate the theory of digital residents and visitors with students in the transitional educational stage, the time between late-stage secondary or high school and the first year of university.

LAC Group Expands Global Capabilities with UK Division

Global information and asset management leader, LA-based LAC Group, today announced the opening of its new UK office, located in Oxford (London area). The new operation is headed up by Iain Dunbar, a seasoned expert in strategic information and asset management.

WBENC Endorses LAC Group’s Continuing Commitment to Diversity and Excellence

Los Angeles, CA – March 3, 2011. Deb Schwarz, CEO of Los Angeles-based LAC Group, announced today that the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council—through its regional certifying partner, WBEC West—has again certified the global information management provider as a Women’s Business Enterprise committed to excellence and the expansion of diversity best practices.

LAC Group Welcomes Government Pro as Program Lead

Rockville, MD – March 1, 2011. Kelley Noone, an information technology and financial management specialist, has joined global information and asset management leader LAC Group, according to the company’s COO, Rob Corrao.

LAC Group Adds New Biz Development Head for Burgeoning Federal Client Base

Los Angeles, CA - January 19, 2011. Deb Schwarz, CEO of Los Angeles-based LAC Group, announced today that Jim Dieterle has joined the firm’s executive team as Director of Business Development. He will be based in the metro DC area and will lead efforts to expand Federal agency work programs for the nationally recognized, results-driven firm.