News & Events

Keep up with all the trends and developments with OCLC meetings, events and programs for the global library community.

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Get together with the OCLC cooperative online and in person. Our meetings, events and programs for the global library community are all designed to help you stay current with the trends and developments in the technology and information landscape. Our events calendar contains a master list of our activities worldwide. We also issue announcements and news releases to our members and the media, as well as publish reports, regional newsletters and a member magazine.


Upcoming events

01 December 2015

Sustainable Collection Services: An expert user panel

Learn how to visualize your collection in the context of the collective collection, model deselection and print management scenarios, and generate custom lists to support weeding, storage and other collection management activities.

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

02 December 2015

Ready, Set, GO: Making the move from FirstSearch to WorldCat Discovery

Help your users find resources from your library and libraries worldwide. Come see what WorldCat Discovery Services are, how they work and how you can begin your library's transition to WorldCat Discovery.

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

03 December 2015

OCLC Asia Pacific Regional Council Conference

The seventh annual meeting of the Asia Pacific Regional Council will take place in Melbourne, Australia. The two-day conference is part of the week’s events which includes the Libraries Australia Forum, OCLC Research Library Partnership Meeting, user group meetings, and library tours.


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Recent news

  • OCLC annual report now available

    This year's report highlights breakthroughs made by sharing knowledge, connecting users, delivering value and transforming spaces.

  • Bill Rozek named OCLC Chief Financial Officer

    William (Bill) J. Rozek, who has held financial leadership positions for several organizations in a variety of fields including electronic publishing and education, has been named OCLC Chief Financial Officer.

  • OCLC prints last library catalog cards

    OCLC printed its last library catalog cards today, officially closing the book on what was once a familiar resource for generations of information seekers who now use computer catalogs and online search engines to access library collections around th...

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