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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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JUL 31

31 July 2014

In this webinar, you'll learn how WorldShare Management Services can reduce redundancy by making workflows more efficient - creating more time to focus on students and faculty, as well as important projects in your library.

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

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AUG 12

12 August 2014

During this one-hour overview demonstration, you will see how WorldShare Management Services:
• Help your library simplify your electronic resources management workflows
• Improve discovery and access of your library’s e-resources, including e-books, e-journal packages, databases and open access collections
• Free you from the restrictions of local hardware and software, and provide more time to focus on serving your users and community.

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

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AUG 13

13 August 2014

Ivan Portillo, Campus Librarian at West Coast University, will share how WorldShare Management Services (WMS) has improved West Coast University's cataloging and e-resources workflow. He’ll also explain how WMS is helping their five campus libraries work better together and more efficiently.

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

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AUG 13

13 August 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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AUG 14

14 August 2014

Join us for an online presentation of OCLC's most recent membership report, At a Tipping Point: Education, Learning and Libraries, designed to explore emerging trends that impact libraries and librarianship.

Fueled by mobile devices, new learning platforms and economic incentives, learners are trying and achieving success with new learning models. The information consumer has become an online education consumer. Nearly half of the online population has participated in online learning. See how trends and triggers are reshaping education and lifelong learning—and the opportunities and challenges this shift brings to libraries.

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

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AUG 15

15 August 2014

Join us for an online presentation of OCLC's most recent membership report, At a Tipping Point: Education, Learning and Libraries, designed to explore emerging trends that impact libraries and librarianship.

Fueled by mobile devices, new learning platforms and economic incentives, learners are trying and achieving success with new learning models. The information consumer has become an online education consumer. Nearly half of the online population has participated in online learning. See how trends and triggers are reshaping education and lifelong learning—and the opportunities and challenges this shift brings to libraries.

  • Time: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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AUG 21

21 August 2014

During this one-hour detailed demonstration of WorldShare Acquisitions, you will:
• Get a first-hand look at how your library can save time in your acquisitions workflows
• See how all physical and electronic acquisitions functions are available from one Web-based interface, eliminating the need to go back and forth between multiple systems
• Learn how you can access WorldCat, knowledge base and vendor data easily, as well as leverage the shared work of libraries and share vendor information.

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

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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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SEP 18

18 September 2014

Join this webinar to explore a toolbox of 25+ free tech tools that you can use to help your library better serve patron needs and to work smarter.

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