Register for OCLC events at PLA 2014

If you're heading to Indianapolis for PLA 2014, plan to join your OCLC colleagues to discover new ways to participate in the OCLC cooperative. Meet with other OCLC members and consult with our team on solutions that will help you serve your public library users more effectively. OCLC will be in Booth 1331, so please make time to visit!

Note: These meetings are open to all PLA registrants. Please register one attendee at a time. If you have special needs, please contact OCLC.

What OCLC events at PLA would you like to attend? Please select individual events as applicable.

Please register your attendance by March 7, 2014.


Your Information

Please register only one person.

e.g., Librarian, Director

Thursday, 13 March

Dewey Breakfast

Learn what’s new with Dewey, including DDC 23, Abridged Edition 15 and WebDewey 2.0; and share ideas and notes with your colleagues.

Thursday, 13 March, 7:00 - 8:15 am
Indiana Convention Center, Room 212


Launching Online Special Collections Using CONTENTdm:
Hear Perspectives from Library Staff

Join us to learn how to highlight to your library and community through your special collections. Hear about the important projects that the Indiana State Library and Allen County (IN) Public Library have accomplished with OCLC's CONTENTdm Digital Collection Management Software.

Thursday, 13 March, 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Indiana Convention Center, Room 212


"Strengthening CE Content for Libraries" Grant

WebJunction and Infopeople are working together to pilot practical models for developing new e-learning content for library staff, and to build the skills and capacity of CE providers to rapidly and collaboratively design and deliver content on topics essential to the field. Learn more about this IMLS-funded grant and pick up a copy of the updated 2014 edition of the Competency Index for the Library Field. We'd like to hear your thoughts on this important conversation. Light refreshments will be served.

Thursday, 13 March, 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Indiana Convention Center, Room 212


Friday, 14 March

OCLC Update Lunch

Hear Skip Prichard, OCLC President and CEO, who will host the OCLC Update Lunch. Join your colleagues and learn more about OCLC’s latest initiatives in support of public libraries.

Friday, 14 March, 12:00 - 1:30 pm
Indiana Convention Center, Rooms 206/207


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