ROCKVILLE, Md., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LAC Group was awarded a contract by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to provide library services for the IMF and World Bank joint library network, along with Archives, Records Management and Library Staff Augmentation Services on an as-needed basis.
LAC staff will be providing services to the joint IMF and World Bank library network for Document Delivery, Inter-Library Loan, Periodicals and other Library Support, Cataloging Support, Indexing Support and Website Support for the Information Services Division of the Technology and General Services Department of IMF.
The IMF Library Network holds approximately 380,000 printed volumes and provides access to over 25,000 electronic books, and 65,000 journals and newspapers through various databases and journal providers, 600 print journal subscriptions, 18 research paper series and approximately 200 commercial databases. The Joint Library print collection includes 250,000 items and the World Bank Group collection holdings are 80,000 items. LAC Group will be providing assistance to support the continued shift from paper to digital for making more materials available via a self-serve model.
"We look forward to serving the information needs of IMF staff and external user communities with professional library skills and friendly support," said Rob Corrao, LAC Group's Chief Operating Officer. "We are thrilled and honored to be trusted with such an important contract and are excited to provide our expertise in order to forward the mission of IMF," continued Deb Schwarz, LAC Group's Chief Executive Officer.
About International Monetary Fund
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 188 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world. For more information, visit www.imf.org.
About LAC Group
LAC Group, Leader in Information Curation and Knowledge ManagementSM, offers a menu of comprehensive services to help organizations maximize the utility of real-time and archival information. A certified woman-owned business established in 1986, LAC Group is a trusted choice of government agencies, Fortune 500 companies, law firms, major studios, broadcasters and universities seeking to manage their ever-increasing information and knowledge management challenges. The company operates from offices in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Denver, Boston and Rockville, MD as well as the United Kingdom.
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