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A review of the history and development of OCLC, the large international organization for information and library services, reflects especially on OCLC’s history in Spain and some reasons for its slow acceptance here.

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Emergency and crisis management professionals work in complex conditions. Information management is a key factor in ensuring the efficiency of their work. In this area of activity we can find numerous requirements for managing real-time information to coordinate the efforts of the [...]

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The formation and expansion of the Argentinian agronomic library network is analyzed. Its background, formation, international impact, organization, projections, difficulties and learned lessons are described. It is concluded that good library network performance requires an organizational [...]

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Given the importance of innovation and technology development in a country’s economy, there has been an increasing need for selecting indicators to measure the degree of innovation of its companies. The indicators related to patents offer an excellent measure of this capability [...]

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Reference services have developed at the same pace as technology. Different aspects of the information society related to reference services provided by libraries and information centres are presented, including a description of the ubiquity, immediacy and participation that define [...]

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The Esade Guíame! business and sector-specific information portal is presented. This portal aims to inform and educate the business community and academia on how to identify and obtain economic and sector-specific information, a vital part of decision-making. A description of the [...]

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With the objective of achieving greater visibility for the research and scholarly contributions generated by members of the university community, the development of a content management system (cms) is proposed that would work with the Semantically-interlinked online communities (Sioc) [...]