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AUG 21

21 August 2014

During this one-hour detailed demonstration of WorldShare Acquisitions, you will:
• Get a first-hand look at how your library can save time in your acquisitions workflows
• See how all physical and electronic acquisitions functions are available from one Web-based interface, eliminating the need to go back and forth between multiple systems
• Learn how you can access WorldCat, knowledge base and vendor data easily, as well as leverage the shared work of libraries and share vendor information.

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

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AUG 20

20 August 2014

Lynne Jacobson, Associate University Librarian at Pepperdine University, will explain how Pepperdine staff used WorldShare Management Services to setup their library’s Demand-Driven Acquisitions (DDA) program. She’ll also discuss their results and savings to date.

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

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AUG 13

13 August 2014

WorldCat Discovery Services enable people to discover more than 1.5 billion electronic, digital and physical resources in your library and libraries around the world through a single search.

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

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AUG 13

13 August 2014

Ivan Portillo, Campus Librarian at West Coast University, will share how WorldShare Management Services (WMS) has improved West Coast University's cataloging and e-resources workflow. He’ll also explain how WMS is helping their five campus libraries work better together and more efficiently.

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

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AUG 12

12 August 2014

During this one-hour overview demonstration, you will see how WorldShare Management Services:
• Help your library simplify your electronic resources management workflows
• Improve discovery and access of your library’s e-resources, including e-books, e-journal packages, databases and open access collections
• Free you from the restrictions of local hardware and software, and provide more time to focus on serving your users and community.

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

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JUN 12

12 June 2014

The custom version of OCLC’s Article Exchange document delivery tool delivers all features of Article Exchange in addition to support for larger file sizes and local customization that increases the visibility of library services and reinforces a library’s role in meeting user needs.

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

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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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MAR 20

20 March 2014

During this one-hour demonstration in the live WorldShare® platform, you’ll see WorldShare Management Services in action. We'll give you ideas on how to simplify library management workflows and improve discovery and access for your library’s e-collections, including databases, e-books, e-journal packages and open access collections.

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

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MAR 19

19 March 2014

In this session, guest speakers from Bay Path College will discuss what led them to WorldShare Management Services (WMS) and the rewards they've experienced from moving to the cooperative cloud. They'll also share how the services have changed the way they manage their libraries with redesigned workflows and refocused priorities.

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

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MAR 12

12 March 2014

In this session, guest speakers from the National Academies Research Center will discuss what led them to WorldShare Management Services (WMS) and the rewards they've experienced from moving to the cooperative cloud. They'll also share how the services have changed the way they manage their libraries with redesigned workflows and refocused priorities.

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

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MAR 5

05 March 2014

In this session, guest speakers from South Plains College will discuss what led them to WorldShare Management Services (WMS) and the rewards they've experienced from moving to the cooperative cloud. They'll also share how the services have changed the way they manage their libraries with redesigned workflows and refocused priorities.

  • Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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JAN 14

14 January 2014

In 2013, the OCLC community explored the concept of shared data and the implications on library success during the Collective Insight series. We discussed topics such as “linked data,” “big data” and “data visualization.” Now, we would like you to join the discussion and share ideas on how you can leverage shared data and strengthen the services you provide.

Attend this virtual networking event to discuss with fellow librarians the impact of shared data on our libraries.

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

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JAN 8

08 January 2014

During this one-hour demonstration in the live WorldShare® platform, you’ll see WorldShare Management Services in action. We'll give you ideas on how to simplify library management workflows and improve discovery and access for your library’s e-collections, including databases, e-books, e-journal packages and open access collections.

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

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JAN 7

07 January 2014

Join us for a webinar to get the big picture on cloud-based services and see how these services give libraries opportunities for collaboration and improved efficiency.

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

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NOV 14

14 November 2013

This webinar includes an update on new enhancements to WorldShare ILL. It will also provide an opportunity for WorldCat Resource Sharing users to hear advice from the WorldShare Interlibrary Loan team about how to complete their transition to the new service, in preparation for the end of access to WorldCat Resource Sharing on January 3, 2014

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

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OCT 30

30 October 2013

Goodreads loves libraries and readers, and wants to make sure its site connects the two in the best ways possible. Come talk with Goodreads' Patrick Brown at the Goodreads Fireside Chat with Libraries, hosted by OCLC.

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

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OCT 29

29 October 2013

Join us for the second webinar in our API Workshop series as we dive into real-world use of the WorldCat knowledge base API, a read-only service that supports e-resource discovery and OpenURL linking.

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

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OCT 23

23 October 2013

During the online demonstration, we’ll show you how CONTENTdm makes it easier to manage your digital collections and make them discoverable on the Web. We’ll also illustrate the benefits of CONTENTdm with examples of how current libraries, archives, museums and other cultural heritage institutions are using the service.

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

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OCT 16

16 October 2013

During the session, Erin Stalberg, Director of Discovery and Access Services at Mount Holyoke College and Margaret Maurer, Head, Metadata and Cataloging at Kent State University talked about their experiences with implementing RDA.

  • Time: 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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OCT 9

09 October 2013

Join us and learn how Des Plaines Public Library and the University of Texas San Antonio engaged their users with the power of their digital collections by configuring their CONTENTdm websites.

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

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OCT 3

03 October 2013

Join Mike Teets and Matt Goldner, authors of "Libraries’ Role in Curating and Exposing Big Data," to learn about OCLC's WorldCat database and how it is working to become a relevant and useful source in the Web of big data and cloud computing. Hear how OCLC has begun work on the knowledge graph for this data and OCLC's active involvement with Schema.org in working to make this data useful throughout the Web. Tweet #InsightSeries #OCLC.

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

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SEP 26

26 September 2013

This program will include an overview of new features now available in WorldShare Interlibrary Loan as well as information about plans for future enhancements to the service. You will also have an opportunity to chat with members of the WorldShare Interlibrary Loan team about effective ways to use the new service, best practices they have observed from early users – and any other topics of interest to you.

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

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SEP 17

17 September 2013

Are you interested in learning how you can go green with your shipping and packaging and also make these processes the most efficient? Attend this session to hear about best practices from the perspective of a high-volume institution and from a museum library, who both lend internationally. In addition, this webinar will cover the greening ILL study and key takeaways from the SHARES survey on high performing lenders.

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

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AUG 28

28 August 2013

The WorldCat Metadata API supports a variety of cataloging functionality for libraries to catalog their collections in WorldCat. This API provides you with the tools to create applications to add new, and enrich existing, WorldCat bibliographic records, and maintain WorldCat institution holdings and local bibliographic data.

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

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