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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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Stay current! Get together with the OCLC cooperative online and in person to keep up with trends and developments in the library world with our meetings, events and programs for the global library community.  Our events calendar contains a master list of all our activities worldwide. We also issue announcements and news releases to our members and the media, and publish reports, regional newsletters and a member magazine.


Upcoming events

10 November 2014

OCLC Global Council Meeting

OCLC Global Council delegates meet in person twice each year. The November 2014 meeting will take place in Dublin, Ohio, USA. More details to come.


10 February 2015

EMEA Regional Council 2015

The sixth annual meeting of the EMEA Regional Council will take place in Florence, Italy.


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Recent news

  • TU Delft selects OCLC WorldShare Management Services

    Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), one of the world’s leading technical universities, has selected OCLC WorldShare Management Services as its library management system.

  • Nominations now open!

    All members have a voice and are encouraged to participate in OCLC cooperative activities. The 2015 EMEA election is underway with a call for nominations, which must be submitted by 27 No...

  • Four centuries of Dutch cultural heritage added to WorldCat

    The National Library of the Netherlands, Koninklijke Bibliotheek (KB), has entered into an agreement with OCLC to add four important collections of digitized resources from Dutch-speaking countries to WorldCat for discovery of these valuable resource...

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Libraries: A Snapshot of Priorities and Perspectives

These reports examine librarians' top priorities, key current initiatives, thoughts on service and top methods for keeping current on happenings in the library field.

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