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COMPUTERS IN LIBRARIES news desk Words of Wisdom ‘I HAVE LOST ALL SENSE OF HOME, HAVING MOVED ABOUT SO MUCH. IT MEANS TO ME NOW—ONLY THAT PLACE WHERE THE BOOKS ARE KEPT.’ —John Steinbeck OCLC Obtains OAIster Service OCLC took ownership of the free OAIster service under a new deal New European with the University of Michigan. Featuring 20 million records from about 1,100 organizations, OAIster is an open access (OA) service that covers Library Website Goes Live deep web content from digitized books and articles, audio files, data sets, The European Library unveiled a new ver- and more. OAIster.org will remain open until the deal is finalized, when sion of its website, which features learning and it will become part of WorldCat.org, according to OCLC. research materials from 38 national libraries in Europe. According to the library, the new site includes several enhancements recom- mended by users, such as multilingual search askSam Systems Launches Obama Speech Database functionalities in 22 European languages. The askSam Systems compiled the complete transcripts of more than library is also planning several online exhibi- 220 speeches by President Barack Obama into a free, searchable data- tions, including one on the Napoleonic Wars base: The Speeches of Barack Obama. The database includes tran- that will feature more than 200 rarities col- scripts dating from 2002 t
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