Registration opens for EMEA Regional Council 2013, new services launched for managing eContent, exciting developments with Europeana and Nielsen, plus much more...Welcome to eNews 30!

 
 

The nights may be drawing in, but we are already looking forward to February and the 4th Annual OCLC EMEA Regional Council meeting, in Strasbourg. The programme, which centres on 'dynamic data' has been released, and registration is now open. Learn more about this exciting two day event and reserve your free place.

This issue, also looks at new OCLC WorldShare Metadata collection management functionality - which offers more efficient ways for libraries to manage eContent and improve user access to these 'in-demand' collections.

Furthermore, eNews 30 brings you news of OCLC's work with Europeana, on two new initiatives; a new approach for OCLC member institutions to contribute metadata from WorldCat to the Europeana.eu portal, and a pilot which combines OCLC methods and techniques with Europeana metadata to create and enrich connections.

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Invitation for Poster Session submissions at next year’s EMEA Regional Council Meeting

At next year’s EMEA Regional Council Annual Meeting, we are hosting a Poster Session. The theme is “Demonstrating Innovation in Data Management” and we are particularly interested to hear about work in the areas of linked data, data visualisation, data analytics, data or text mining, mobile applications and augmented reality.

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Global Council Election 2013: Call for Nominations

The OCLC EMEA Regional Council is seeking nominations to stand for Open Delegate Positions to represent OCLC EMEA member institutions at OCLC Global Council.

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More news:

  • Spanish Business School selects OCLC WorldShare Management Services
  • Italian public library records added to WorldCat
  • WorldCat Local takes off in the Netherlands
  • OCLC's EZproxy hosted service is now live
  • Nielsen adds new WorldCat link to Nielsen BookData Online