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OCLC Webinars

OCLC Webinars are presented on a variety of subjects—from product demonstrations to implementation discussions—made available over the Web at no cost.

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    JUN 9

    09 June 2016

    On June 9th, OCLC is hosting our first “Ask the Experts” panel discussion featuring examples of notable WorldCat Discovery search box Implementations. Join OCLC and a panel of experts from the WorldCat Discovery User Community as we take a tour of library sites to see exactly what a bit of ingenuity can accomplish! The stars of this session are your library peers who will guide us on a tour of their technical handiwork and offer lessons learned for their successful search box implementation. There will be plenty of time for Q&A so, don’t miss this great opportunity to make new contacts and exchange ideas.

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

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    MAY 19

    19 May 2016

    Participants joined colleagues in the QuestionPoint community for a lively conversation about the pros and cons of sharing database access credentials among librarians who participate in cooperative virtual reference.

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

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    MAY 16

    16 May 2016

    In this session, Don Hamparian, Senior Product Manager at OCLC, discussed how libraries benefit from the EZproxy hosted solution, showed how it works, and reviewed the steps to implement.

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

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    MAY 12

    12 May 2016

    John Trares, ILLiad Product Operations Manager, reviewed recent hosting improvements, upgrade procedures, patron authentication options, technical contacts and support procedures.

    • Time: 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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    MAY 4

    04 May 2016

    Participants heard about OCLC 's plans to develop a new version of FirstSearch with the full-featured searching of WorldCat required by many researchers and library staff.

    • Time: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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    APR 28

    28 April 2016

    Participants heard about OCLC plans to develop a new version of FirstSearch with the full-featured searching of WorldCat required by many researchers and library staff.

    • Time: 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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    APR 27

    27 April 2016

    Ready to harness the power of linked data but don’t know where to start? This series of webinars will move you from a bystander to an active participant in the new frontier of linked data.

    • Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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    MAR 30

    30 March 2016

    Participants heard about OCLC's plans to develop a new version of FirstSearch with the full-featured searching of WorldCat required by many researchers and library staff.

    • Time: 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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    MAR 23

    23 March 2016

    OCLC announced plans to develop a new version of FirstSearch with the full-featured searching of WorldCat required by many researchers and library staff.

    • Time: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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    MAR 22

    22 March 2016

    As a follow-up to our announcement in December, 2015, OCLC support for WorldCat Cataloging Partners (WCP) will be discontinued on 1 May 2016, requiring all subscribers to transition to WorldShare Collection Manager.

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

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    MAR 17

    17 March 2016

    OCLC announced plans to develop a new version of FirstSearch with the full-featured searching of WorldCat required by many researchers and library staff.

    • Time: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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    JAN 27

    27 January 2016

    In this webinar, participants learned how OCLC is helping streamline cataloging workflows by integrating functionality from a number of different cataloging services into WorldShare Collection Manager.

    • Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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    JAN 26

    26 January 2016

    In this webinar participants learned how OCLC is helping streamline cataloging workflows by integrating functionality from a number of different cataloging services into WorldShare Collection Manager.

    • Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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    JAN 25

    25 January 2016

    Registrants joined their QuestionPoint colleagues at a virtual meeting of the QuestionPoint user community.

    • Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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    JAN 20

    20 January 2016

    The meeting included updates on recent and planned enhancements to WorldCat Discovery and the OCLC Community Center.

    • Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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    JAN 19

    19 January 2016

    Resource sharing colleagues shared updates on WorldShare ILL and ILLiad and discussed timely ILL topics.

    • Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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    OCT 27

    27 October 2015

    In this webinar, participants learned how the QuestionPoint reference management service can give librarians tools to manage all aspects of reference service, including chat, email and in-person interactions. This session also provided an introduction to statistical reporting tools in QuestionPoint and the service can be used to reach users on the websites they use most.

    • Time: 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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    MAR 5

    05 March 2015

    During this one-hour overview demonstration of WorldShare Management Services, you will:

    • See how the services help you to simplify your library management workflows
    • Learn how the services improve discovery and access of your library’s physical collections, including print monographs, serials and multivolume works
    • Understand how WorldShare Management Services free your library from the restrictions of local hardware and software to provide more time to focus on serving users and your community.
      • Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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