January 22, 2022

Milestones: 30 Millionth Record Added to WorldCat through WorldCat Digital Collection Gateway

Less than one month ago we posted that the two billionth holding had been added to WorldCat.

Today, another milestone announcement out of Dublin, OH.

From OCLC:

A record for an article from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is the 30 millionth record to be harvested to the WorldCat database via the WorldCat Digital Collection Gateway.


The WorldCat record links to the open-access article, “Diversification in Indian Agriculture toward High-Value Crops: The Role of Small Farmers,” written by two IFPRI researchers, P.K. Joshi and Devesh Roy, and partners Amit Thorat and Pratap Singh Birthal. It was published in the Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economic


The IFPRI e-brary is an open access collection of publications, including journal articles, book chapters, monographs and more, by IFPRI authors. IFPRI uses OCLC’s CONTENTdm Digital Collection Management Software as the underlying technology for its knowledge repository.

Read the Complete Announcement

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Learn More About the WorldCat Digital Collection Gateway

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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.