OCLC Language Sets:  Prepare for the Multilingual World   NLA College & University Section Spring Meeting May 9, 2008 Chri...
Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. households speak a language other than English Source: Census 2000 Arabic Chinese Gujarati Hindi Japane...
Why Language Sets? <ul><ul><li>Build collections that meet their needs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Save time and staff reso...
What are Language Sets? <ul><li>Non-English Books </li></ul><ul><li>Non-English DVDs </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-Selected Sets: ...
OCLC Languages Sets available in: <ul><li>Bengali </li></ul><ul><li>Panjabi </li></ul><ul><li>Urdu </li></ul><ul><li>Hindi...
OCLC Language Sets <ul><li>Designed by Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Quality materials </li></ul><ul><li>OCLC MARC records <...
What Language Sets does for you… <ul><li>Select high quality books  and videos </li></ul><ul><li>Acquire materials  from p...
Language Sets include… <ul><li>OCLC MARC records </li></ul><ul><li>Editing  </li></ul><ul><li>Library of Congress subject ...
Language Sets can… <ul><li>Enhance your collection </li></ul><ul><li>Save staff time </li></ul><ul><li>Serve your communit...
Subject Sets <ul><li>Road to U.S. Citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>Family Language Learning/Cultural Heritage    </li></ul><u...
Promoting your collection <ul><li>With full-color,  easel-back  posters </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.oclc.org/languagesets...
<ul><li>With colorful  bookmarks </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.oclc.org/languagesets/promotional/posters/ </li></ul>Promoti...
Promoting your collection <ul><li>With customizable fliers </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.oclc.org/languagesets/promotional/...
<ul><li>With customizable Press Release Letters available in </li></ul><ul><ul><li>English </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chin...
 
Other languages spoken in the U.S. <ul><li>French:   1,643,836  </li></ul><ul><li>German:  1,383,442 </li></ul><ul><li>Ita...
Custom Collections <ul><li>Supplement to Language Sets </li></ul><ul><li>Specifically designed to  </li></ul><ul><li>meet ...
Why Custom Collections? <ul><li>Provide additional titles to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Add to Language Sets </li></ul></ul><u...
With Custom Collections,  you can acquire… <ul><ul><li>Non-English, non-book items </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Even more ti...
Custom Collections   <ul><li>Any  language investigated by qualified OCLC staff </li></ul><ul><li>OCLC works with publishe...
Pricing and ordering <ul><li>Pricing is customized to your project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Call for information </li></ul></...
Physical processing options <ul><li>Label covers </li></ul><ul><li>Book pockets </li></ul><ul><li>Date due slips </li></ul...
More p hysical processing options <ul><li>Write on the item  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OCLC control number </li></ul></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Duplicate sets </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple sets (unique sets ordered) </li></ul><ul><li>3-month set </li></ul><ul><...
OCLC Language Sets – Web store
May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month <ul><li>20% off Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Vietnamese 25-title sets  </li>...
For more information, or to order: <ul><li>OCLC Language Sets: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.oclc.org/languagesets/ </li></...
Next Steps: <ul><li>Join the mailing list for updates: </li></ul><ul><li>https://www3.oclc.org/app/request/bin/ request.as...
Questions??? <ul><li>E-mail: langsets@oclc.org </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: 800-848-5878, ext. 5096 </li></ul><ul><li>Christa ...
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    1. 1. OCLC Language Sets: Prepare for the Multilingual World NLA College & University Section Spring Meeting May 9, 2008 Christa Burns OCLC Member Services Coordinator NEBASE
    2. 2. Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. households speak a language other than English Source: Census 2000 Arabic Chinese Gujarati Hindi Japanese Korean Other Indic Languages Russian Urdu Vietnamese Spanish 28,101,052
    3. 3. Why Language Sets? <ul><ul><li>Build collections that meet their needs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Save time and staff resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OCLC MARC Records and shipping at no additional charge </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. What are Language Sets? <ul><li>Non-English Books </li></ul><ul><li>Non-English DVDs </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-Selected Sets: package prices </li></ul><ul><li>Custom Collection Services: customized pricing </li></ul>
    5. 5. OCLC Languages Sets available in: <ul><li>Bengali </li></ul><ul><li>Panjabi </li></ul><ul><li>Urdu </li></ul><ul><li>Hindi </li></ul><ul><li>Tamil </li></ul><ul><li>Gujarati </li></ul>(More languages are available through Custom Collections) Tagalog Japanese Korean Vietnamese Spanish Marathi Telugu Malayalam Russian Arabic Chinese
    6. 6. OCLC Language Sets <ul><li>Designed by Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Quality materials </li></ul><ul><li>OCLC MARC records </li></ul><ul><li>Customization available </li></ul>
    7. 7. What Language Sets does for you… <ul><li>Select high quality books and videos </li></ul><ul><li>Acquire materials from publishers and non-U.S. vendors </li></ul><ul><li>Ship your items in the U.S. at no charge </li></ul>
    8. 8. Language Sets include… <ul><li>OCLC MARC records </li></ul><ul><li>Editing </li></ul><ul><li>Library of Congress subject headings (LCSH) </li></ul><ul><li>Romanized subject headings </li></ul>
    9. 9. Language Sets can… <ul><li>Enhance your collection </li></ul><ul><li>Save staff time </li></ul><ul><li>Serve your community </li></ul><ul><li>Speed up cataloging </li></ul><ul><li>Promote your collection </li></ul>
    10. 10. Subject Sets <ul><li>Road to U.S. Citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>Family Language Learning/Cultural Heritage   </li></ul><ul><li>Family Health </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish Homework Help Set </li></ul><ul><li>South Asian sets </li></ul><ul><li>South Asian sets in English </li></ul>
    11. 11. Promoting your collection <ul><li>With full-color, easel-back posters </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.oclc.org/languagesets/promotional/posters/ </li></ul>
    12. 12. <ul><li>With colorful bookmarks </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.oclc.org/languagesets/promotional/posters/ </li></ul>Promoting your collection
    13. 13. Promoting your collection <ul><li>With customizable fliers </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.oclc.org/languagesets/promotional/fliers/ </li></ul>
    14. 14. <ul><li>With customizable Press Release Letters available in </li></ul><ul><ul><li>English </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chinese Simplified </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>French </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Japanese </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.oclc.org/languagesets/promotional/ pressreleases/ </li></ul></ul>Promoting your collection <ul><ul><li>Korean </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spanish </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vietnamese </li></ul></ul>
    15. 16. Other languages spoken in the U.S. <ul><li>French: 1,643,836 </li></ul><ul><li>German: 1,383,442 </li></ul><ul><li>Italian: 1,008,370 </li></ul><ul><li>Tagalog: 1,224,241 </li></ul>
    16. 17. Custom Collections <ul><li>Supplement to Language Sets </li></ul><ul><li>Specifically designed to </li></ul><ul><li>meet your needs </li></ul><ul><li>OCLC assistance with </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Selection </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Acquisition </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cataloging (more options) </li></ul></ul></ul>
    17. 18. Why Custom Collections? <ul><li>Provide additional titles to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Add to Language Sets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meet reader needs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meet reader volume demand </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build your collection </li></ul></ul>
    18. 19. With Custom Collections, you can acquire… <ul><ul><li>Non-English, non-book items </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Even more titles than Language Sets offers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Additional languages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Specific materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Additional options </li></ul></ul>
    19. 20. Custom Collections <ul><li>Any language investigated by qualified OCLC staff </li></ul><ul><li>OCLC works with publishers and non-U.S. vendors on your behalf </li></ul><ul><li>Shipping of materials at no charge </li></ul>
    20. 21. Pricing and ordering <ul><li>Pricing is customized to your project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Call for information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.oclc.org/support/forms/pdf/cdcost.pdf </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ordering </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consultation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Specifications created </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contract </li></ul></ul>
    21. 22. Physical processing options <ul><li>Label covers </li></ul><ul><li>Book pockets </li></ul><ul><li>Date due slips </li></ul><ul><li>Labels </li></ul><ul><li>Library-supplied barcodes </li></ul><ul><li>Library-supplied security strips </li></ul>
    22. 23. More p hysical processing options <ul><li>Write on the item </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OCLC control number </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Call number </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Romanized title/author </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Property stamp the item in one place </li></ul><ul><li>Paperback rebinding </li></ul>
    23. 24. <ul><li>Duplicate sets </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple sets (unique sets ordered) </li></ul><ul><li>3-month set </li></ul><ul><li>6-month set </li></ul><ul><li>12-month set </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.oclc.org/languagesets/options/ </li></ul>Pricing Discounts available on:
    24. 25. OCLC Language Sets – Web store
    25. 26. May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month <ul><li>20% off Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Vietnamese 25-title sets </li></ul><ul><li>20% off Cultural Heritage sets for China, Japan, Korea and Vietnam </li></ul><ul><li>Save 4% on all sets ordered by June 30th </li></ul>Discounts through May 31, 2008
    26. 27. For more information, or to order: <ul><li>OCLC Language Sets: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.oclc.org/languagesets/ </li></ul><ul><li>Custom Collections: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.oclc.org/languagesets/custom/ </li></ul>
    27. 28. Next Steps: <ul><li>Join the mailing list for updates: </li></ul><ul><li>https://www3.oclc.org/app/request/bin/ request.asp?specialCode=LSgetmoreinfo </li></ul><ul><li>See sample title lists: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.oclc.org/languagesets/options/default.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Visit the Online Store: </li></ul><ul><li>https://www3.oclc.org/languagesets/ </li></ul>
    28. 29. Questions??? <ul><li>E-mail: langsets@oclc.org </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: 800-848-5878, ext. 5096 </li></ul><ul><li>Christa Burns </li></ul><ul><li>OCLC Member Services Coordinator, NEBASE </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>800-307-2665 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nlc.state.ne.us/nebase </li></ul>

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