January 18, 2022

Ebooks: EBL Begins Providing Data to OCLC’s New Demand-Driven Acquisition (DDA) Program

From the Electronic Book Library (EBL) Blog:

OCLC is now supporting Demand-driven Acquisition (DDA) with their WorldCat Knowledge Base and EBL is the first provider supplying data to this service, with ebrary to follow soon.


OCLC’s service enables you to:

  • Set up automated feeds to your WorldCat knowledge base
  • Maintain WorldCat holdings
  • Receive discovery records
  • Expose titles in WorldCat Local
  • Manage ILL options
  • Track purchases in Acquisitions

You can learn more about OCLC’s DDA Program Here (3 pages; PDF)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.