OCLC lays off 27 in Dublin as libraries struggle

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“Over the last five years, OCLC has been in a period of significant investment in new products and services,” the nonprofit computer-service and research organization said in a statement. “To support that investment, we have increased staffing in a number of areas and completed acquisitions to strengthen our position.”

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What did the 27 staff who got canned do? Secretaries? Janitors? IT support staff? Support team to Lorcan Dempsey? Depending upon pay levels, it may not have been too much of a financial gain by shedding them either.

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