Netherlands : OCLC PICA
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1. Mission statement:
OCLC PICA is committed to helping libraries serve people by providing economical access to knowledge through innovation and collaboration.
3. Library automation
a. In general HW, SW:
2 * Sun v480
Web server: Apache
4. Union catalogue
a. Software used:
CBS / PSI / iPort
5. Digital library
a. Based on your own production of digital documents:
OCLC PICA provides ContentDM and Olive as tools for the creation and management of digital libraries. OCLC and the Koninklijke Bibliotheek operate Strata Preservation N.V. http://oclcpica.org/?id=1085&ln=uk , a centre to digitize, microfilm and preserve the rich history recorded in centuries-old European collections in European libraries.
6. New in-house database
WSF – Scientific public libraries in the Netherlands
8. Electronic document delivery
Electronic Document delivery is available as an option through the PiCarta service http://www.oclcpica.org/?id=102&ln=uk and is used by many libraries in the Netherlands having agreements with one or more of the suppliers Swets & Zeitlinger, Chadwyck-Healey (Periodicals Contents Index), EBSCO Academic Search, Elsevier, Kluwer Academic, Springer Verlag and Academic Press.
9. Research and technology development projects
Full Unicode cataloguing in test Q3 2004.
10. Other important projects
Introduction of Prince 2 for all development projects