Recent webinars and recorded presentations
|Topic and brief description||Date recorded|
| Transforming Discovery and Resource Sharing with OCLC: FirstSearch, WorldCat Resource Sharing and More [2 Streaming video segments, 1 hour, 16 minutes] |
Anaheim, California, 24 June 2012. New services from OCLC provide opportunities to create and share at Webscale. Built on the OCLC WorldShare Platform, OCLC WorldShare Interlibrary Loan will replace WorldCat Resource Sharing and help library staff and users quickly and easily obtain the resources they need from libraries worldwide. Plus, new discovery features in WorldCat.org and WorldCat Local give staff the expert features they require. Listen as Mindy Pozenel, Director, OCLC WorldCat Discovery Services, and Katie Birch, Portfolio Director, OCLC Delivery Services, share current and future initiatives.
|June 24, 2012|
| Adopting OCLC WorldShare Management Services: Hear Perspectives from Three Roles in Libraries [4 streaming videos, various lengths] |
Library workflows look very different from different perspectives. Hear three views on adopting WMS and an introduction and an overview of Acquisitions by Matt Goldner, OCLC, the host of the event.
|June 23, 2012|
| Better Together: How Cooperative Management Integrates ALL of Your Collections [Streaming video, 51 minutes] |
Anaheim, California, 23 June 2012. Libraries accomplish more through collaboration, and cooperative solutions that improve productivity are now more relevant than ever. Watch presentations from Andrew Pace, Executive Director, OCLC Networked Library Services, and David Whitehair, OCLC Senior Product Manager. Learn how sharing the management of licensing terms, knowledge base data, and digital and collection-level metadata unifies workflows, creates efficiencies and improves discovery and delivery of licensed, electronic, print and digital resources.
|June 23, 2012|
| Affecting Effectiveness: New Technologies to Maximize Library Impact [Streaming video, 1 hour] |
Facebook apps install with a simple click. Amazon uses analytics to give you custom reading recommendations. So why not use some of these same technologies to increase library effectiveness? Join product manager Kathryn Harnish as she describes the OCLC platform and related projects that will enable libraries—and their partners—to customize workflows, enhance user experiences and maximize impact.
|January 22, 2012|
| Library Workflows Transformed [2 Youtube video segments, 36 minutes] |
Librarians will share their experiences with OCLC WorldShare Management Services and talk about how to achieve efficiency savings by replacing routine tasks with new integrated and streamlined workflows.
|January 21, 2012|
| Operating at Webscale: Transforming Library Workflows [PDF, 3 Slideshows] |
Daphne Kouretas and Eric Forte, OCLC Member Services Consultants welcomed more than 75 participants at this event. Held on December 15, 2011, at UCLA's Library, this event featured Gary Strong, University Librarian at UCLA, Char Booth, Instruction Services Manager and E-Learning Librarian at Claremont Colleges, and Lynne Jacobsen, Associate University Librarian for Information Resources, Collections and Scholarly Communication at Pepperdine University. George Needham, Vice President of OCLC Global and Regional Councils, and Library Strategist and Consultant, provided the closing keynote on demonstrating value in a Web-scale world.
|December 15, 2011|
| The power of cooperation at Web scale: OCLC and academic libraries |
A WMS webinar specifically for academic libraries. Hear from Robin R. Hartman, Director of Library Services at the Hugh and Hazel Darling Library of Hope International University in Fullerton, California and Dr. Lynn Futch, Dean for Library Services at Ogeechee Technical College Library, Georgia. They¹ll relate their experiences implementing WMS and the efficiencies it has brought to their library¹s workflows with OCLC¹s Web-scale Management Services.
|November 16, 2011|
| De weg naar WMS van Tilburg University [YouTube video, 13 minuten] |
Marc van den Berg, General Manager Library and IT Services aan de Tilburg University, vertelt hoe de bibliotheek van deze universiteit tot het besluit kwam om OCLC's oplossing voor bibliotheekbeheer op webschaal in te zetten ter vervanging van het huidige lokale bibliotheeksysteem. Elke stap van het beslissingsproces komt aan de orde en interessant is de onverwachte wending in het verhaal, die leidde tot de uiteindelijke keuze.
|October 04, 2011|
| Spring Hill College: The OCLC WMS Choice [YouTube video, 22 minutes] |
The Library Director of Spring Hill College (Mobile, Alabama) describes their migration to OCLC Web-scale Management Services at the Network of Alabama Academic Libraries (NAAL).
|August 25, 2011|
| Join the Revolution: Library Management at Web Scale [4 videos, 55 minutes] |
Listen as members of the user community share early experiences with Web-scale Management Services and how moving traditional ILS functions to the Web has positively impacted library services, improved the bottom line, and increased global library visibility and collaboration.
|June 25, 2011|
| Jazzing up your library systems with the OCLC Platform [4 Streaming video segments, 54 minutes] |
Speakers discussed new opportunities for libraries and their partners to enhance and extend their library management systems through community-developed applications.
|June 25, 2011|
| 100. Bibliothekartag 2011 [PowerPoint , 3 präsentationen] |
7.–10. Juni 2011, Estrel Convention Center, Berlin
|June 07, 2011|
| Moving Library Cooperation to Web Scale: Denver Public Library [PDF, 3 slide presentations] |
Everyone seems to be throwing around phrases like, "in the cloud," or "paradigm shifts of Web-scale proportion." But do you have the knowledge to formulate how you will elevate your library's critical services—including acquisition, circulation and license management—to the cooperative cloud? To help you get the knowledge you need, OCLC and LYRASIS partnered to present Moving Library Cooperation to Web Scale. This event took place on May 18 at the Denver Public Library. Participants discovered how Web scale is revitalizing traditional services through shared workflows, activities and data.
|May 18, 2011|
| OCLC Web-scale Management Services: Manage your library, not your technology [YouTube video, 3 segments] |
Listen as early members of the user community share early experiences with Web-scale Management Services and expectations for student impact, improved staff efficiency and increased library visibility. Presented at the Florida Library Association conference, May 2011
|May 04, 2011|
| Moving Library Cooperation to Web Scale: Indiana State Library [PDF, 2 slide presentations] |
Everyone seems to be throwing around phrases like, "in the cloud," or "paradigm shifts of Web-scale proportion." But do you have the knowledge to formulate how you will elevate your library's critical services—including acquisition, circulation and license management—to the cooperative cloud? To help you get the knowledge you need, OCLC and LYRASIS partnered to present Moving Library Cooperation to Web Scale. This event took place on April 13 at the Indiana State Library. Participants discovered how Web scale is revitalizing traditional services through shared workflows, activities and data
|April 26, 2011|
| Library Management Services in the Cloud: More Reality than Dream [5 streaming video segments, 1 hour 19 minutes] |
Listen as early members of the user community explain why they chose OCLC Web-scale Management Services and share their progress to-date.
|January 28, 2011|
| OCLC Web-scale Management Services: Building the future [PDF, 5 slide presentations] |
Cloud computing is a new technology model for IT services which many businesses and organizations are adopting. It allows them to avoid locally hosting multiple servers and equipment and constantly dealing with hardware failure, software installs, upgrades and compatibility issues. For many organizations, cloud computing can simplify processes and save time and money. Matt discussed how cloud computing solutions could be beneficial to libraries in three basic areas: technology, data and community going into some depth about OCLC's Web-scale Management Service.
|November 16, 2010|
| Making Partnerships Matter [PDF, 5 slide presentations] |
If the adage two heads are better than one is to be believed, then what could be achieved when thousands come together to innovate? OCLC has worked for over forty years in the library sector, partnering with libraries around the world to deliver transformational services. This unique series of events explored OCLC’s next wave of innovation for libraries.
|October 18, 2010|
| Cloudy with a Chance for Cooperation: Cloud-based Library Management [4 Streaming video segments, 39 minutes] |
Listen as panelists from four early adopter and pilot organizations describe their experiences with OCLC’s Web-scale Management Services, which will move library management to the cooperative cloud. These services also will help streamline routine library tasks such as acquisitions, license management and circulation.
|October 02, 2010|
| The future is web-scale [PDF, 52 slides] |
Norbert Weinberger, Managing Director, OCLC Germany gives an overview of developments and thoughts on cloud computing for libraries, and what benefits libraries can expect to receive from this new generation of library management services.
|August 12, 2010|
| Web-scale Management Services [2 streaming video segments, 1 hour 53 minutes] |
Web-scale Management Services move crucial library services and associated data to the network-sometimes called the cloud-freeing library resources to focus on more public-facing services. This presentation focused on why this effort is game changing and how libraries will be able to use the services to reduce costs and focus more on other projects. Andrew provided an update on the development and testing of Web-scale Management Services, an overview of each component, and a general timeline for availability. This is an exciting opportunity to streamline operations and reduce costs as libraries move to truly next generation library management services.
|June 26, 2010|
| Web-scale Management Services: What, When, How, Why? [Streaming video, 55 minutes] |
Learn how adoption of OCLC’s Web-scale Management Services can help your library. Explore the potential to save money and create capacity to work on high-priority projects.
|April 23, 2010|
| Web Scale for Libraries: A Sea-change for the 21st Century [Streaming video, 1 hour 3 minutes] |
Web-scale Management Services will move crucial library services and associated data to the network—sometimes called "the cloud"—freeing library systems and staff to perform other high priority tasks. New network-level functionality will include cooperative services for circulation and delivery, print and licensed acquisitions, and license management. These will complement existing Web-scale services for cataloging (WorldCat) and discovery (WorldCat Local).
|January 16, 2010|