OCLC Acquires EZproxy

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This press release dated January 11, 2008 announced that OCLC has acquired EZproxy authentication and access software.  Betsy Wilson, member of the OCLC Board of Trustees and Dean of University Libraries at the University of Washington, states in the announcement that, “The library community has embraced EZproxy as the preferred solution for serving patrons remotely, and we believed it’s important to continue the service model that users currently enjoy.  OCLC’s acquisition of EZproxy ensures that the software will be developed and supported for libraries over the long term.”

EZproxy 4.1 is scheduled to be released in March 2008.

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