Netherlands : OCLC PICA

Author info

Institution/Company OCLC PICA
Address Schipholweg 99
Post code 2300AW
City Leiden
Country Netherlands
Telephone +31715246500
URL www.oclcpica.org
Name Gatenby, Janifer
Function New Business Development Manager
E-mail janifer.gatenby@oclcpica.nl

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

RDMS: Sybase

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

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