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 Feb-14 LAC and the National Film Board of Canada agree to formalize their partnership to improve knowledge of Canada'​s heritage.\\ Feb-14 LAC and the National Film Board of Canada agree to formalize their partnership to improve knowledge of Canada'​s heritage.\\
  
-March-14 LAC issues an advance contract notice to outsource AMICUS, Canada'​s aging national union library catalogue, to the private sector after years of attempts within the library fail to replace it. The proposal identifies the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC)–an American company–for this project. OCLC's member libraries cooperatively maintain WorldCat.\\+March-14 LAC issues an advance contract notice to outsource AMICUS, Canada'​s aging national union library catalogue, to the private sector after years of attempts within the library fail to replace it. The proposal identifies the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC)–an American company–for this project. OCLC's member libraries cooperatively maintain WorldCat. See Dec-10 and March-17.\\
  
 April-14 Guy Berthiaume is appointed as Librarian and Archivist of Canada for a term of five years, effective June 23, 2014.\\ April-14 Guy Berthiaume is appointed as Librarian and Archivist of Canada for a term of five years, effective June 23, 2014.\\
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 Feb-17 LAC announces it will continue to participate with Ottawa Public Library'​s plans to develop a new central main library in the LeBreton Flats area. A final decision on LAC's position to enhance its public access in the city will be made by the federal government in spring 2017.\\ Feb-17 LAC announces it will continue to participate with Ottawa Public Library'​s plans to develop a new central main library in the LeBreton Flats area. A final decision on LAC's position to enhance its public access in the city will be made by the federal government in spring 2017.\\
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 +March-17 LAC announces that OCLC (Online Computer Library Center, Inc.) will provide technical infrastructure for its acquisitions,​ cataloguing,​ serials control, public access, circulation,​ loans to other institutions and will assume responsibility for the management of Canada'​s National Union Catalogue. The OCLC system will cost about $5 million and be phased in over two years as a replacement for the aging AMICUS system in use for two decades. See Dec-10 and May-14.\\
  
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