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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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APR 22

22 April 2014

"Getting the Right Fit: Tailoring Assessment Strategies for Your Library" is a half-day event at Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, on April 22. Co-hosted by the Boston Library Consortium and OCLC, it will help to define the practice of assessment and identify tools for reaching assessment goals in your library.

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APR 23

23 April 2014

During this session, you will learn why:
- Choosing the right path for your library now is important for your library's future
- Changing to WorldShare Management Services was the right choice for the University of North Carolina at Greensboro
- Practical tips can help you champion change at your library.

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

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APR 24

24 April 2014

Join Meryl Cinnamon, OCLC Member Relations Liaison, for an OCLC Member Update on what your OCLC cooperative is doing to help you, your Alabama library colleagues and your library users meet information-seeking goals.

  • Location: Huntsville , AL
  • Venue: Von Braun Center and Embassy Suites
  • Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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06 May 2014

During this session, you will learn how OCLC partnerships with over 300 organizations:
- Provide value back to OCLC members through exchange of data, connecting workflows and sharing applications
- Make it easier to find content you and your patrons need and save your library time and money in cataloging, collection management, acquisitions and other areas
- Allow your collections to be syndicated across the Web for broad exposure, bringing searchers back your library.

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

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07 May 2014 - 09 May 2014

Meet with your OCLC cooperative colleagues at one of our conference events.

  • Location: Ocean City , Maryland
  • Venue: Clarion Resort

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MAY 14

14 May 2014 - 16 May 2014

The Mexican Association of Librarians (AMBAC), invites its partners, the library community and those associated with information services to participate in the Mexican Librarianship XLV, from 14 to 16 May 2014, in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The theme for this year's conference is "information Technology: Trends and impact on libraries."

  • Location: Monterrey, Nuevo Leon , Mexico

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MAY 15

15 May 2014

During this session, you will learn about:
- Research that indentifies the shifting changes in users' engagement with the informantion environment
- How research can help to develop better ways to attract and sustain new groups of lifelong learners
- Strategies to position the role of the library within the workflows of students and faculty.

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

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MAY 18

18 May 2014 - 21 May 2014

Attend the OCLC session on May 19.

  • Location: Kansas City , Missouri
  • Venue: The Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center
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