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Get together with the OCLC cooperative online or in person! We offer a variety of events both physical and virtual for different engagement and comfort levels. You can decide what’s best for you based on what you need to know. Use this list to keep informed of upcoming meetings, conferences, events and webinars that OCLC plans to host or attend.

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OCT 7

07 October 2014

During this one-hour detailed demonstration of WorldCat Discovery Services, including how they work with WorldShare Management Services, you will:

  • See how you can provide your end users with single-search access to your library’s full array of resources–electronic, print and digital
  • Learn how your library can gain more visibility on the Web through OCLC's partnerships with leading search engines and popular sites
  • Learn how staff and users can choose from integrated delivery options, including linking to full text through built-in link resolutions and an A to Z list, linking to your OPAC and requesting items via consortial borrowing systems or interlibrary loan
  • Hear how simple these OCLC services are to configure and maintain, and how they build on OCLC services your library already may use.

  • Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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OCT 7

07 October 2014

WorldCat Discovery Services enable people to discover more than 1.5 billion electronic, digital and physical resources in your library and libraries around the world through a single search.

  • Time: 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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OCT 9

09 October 2014

Join Don Hamparian, Senior Product Manager at OCLC, to learn about the EZproxy hosted service: hear how your library would benefit from the hosted solution, see how it works, and learn the steps to implement. We’ll also review upcoming releases and service improvements.

  • Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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OCT 9

09 October 2014

During this session, you will learn why:
- Collaborative training and implementation is important for libraries
- Users of the same former ILS have improved their workflows collectively
- Libraries are seeing a great results with their investment in WorldShare Management Services.

  • Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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OCT 14

14 October 2014

Join your colleagues for a day of robust discussions about the OCLC services you use.

  • Location: Orlando , Florida
  • Venue: Orange County Library System
  • Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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OCT 15

15 October 2014

During this one-hour demonstration, you will:
• Hear how CONTENTdm can make it easier to manage your digital collections and can make them discoverable on the Web
• Learn the benefits of CONTENTdm and see examples of how current libraries, archives, museums and other cultural heritage institutions are using the service.

  • Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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OCT 16

16 October 2014

Join your colleagues for a day of robust discussions about the OCLC services you use.

  • Location: San Antonio , Texas
  • Venue: Our Lady of the Lake University
  • Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Central Daylight Time, North America [UTC -5]

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OCT 21

21 October 2014

Join your colleagues for a day of robust discussions about the OCLC services you use.

  • Location: Phoenix , Arizona
  • Venue: Burton Barr Central Library
  • Time: 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM Mountain Standard Time, North America [UTC -7]
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This list includes all OCLC Research events that are open to the public. An all-inclusive list of OCLC Research events, including events exclusively for OCLC Research Library Partners, as well as recent events and outputs, is available on the OCLC Research events page.

 

WebJunction webinars are live audiovisual programs that are conducted online via WebEx web conferencing. Anyone who has an Internet connection can participate, listening to the audio broadcast through speakers or headset, or via phone. These free events allow you to meet and learn from library leaders and fellow library practitioners.

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OCT 29

29 October 2014

This webinar will explore crowdsourcing techniques used increasingly by organizations and institutions seeking to gather vast amounts of new knowledge and participation from online contributors.

  • Venue: Webinar
  • Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]