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Keep up with all the trends and developments with OCLC meetings, events and programs for the global library community.

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Get together with the OCLC cooperative online and in person. Our meetings, events and programs for the global library community are all designed to help you stay current with the trends and developments in the technology and information landscape. Our events calendar contains a master list of our activities worldwide. We also issue announcements and news releases to our members and the media, as well as publish reports, regional newsletters and a member magazine.

 

Upcoming events

08 January 2015

Expanding discovery and visibility of all your library’s collections: A demo of WorldCat Discovery Services and WMS

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 Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

12 February 2015

Managing your E-content life cycle: A WorldShare Management Services overview demonstration

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 Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

18 February 2015

Simplifying acquisitions: A detailed demonstration in WorldShare Acquisitions

During this one-hour detailed demonstration of WorldShare Management Services, 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 Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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