Get together with the OCLC cooperative online or in person! We offer a variety of events both physical and virtual for different engagement and comfort levels. You can decide what’s best for you based on what you need to know. Use this list to keep informed of upcoming meetings, conferences, events and webinars that OCLC plans to host or attend.
28 May 2015
Join the next event in the Transformative Leaders webinar series for current and future library leaders. This webinar will examine the internal and external customers of today’s library and provide library leaders with tools and tips to uncover and address these needs.
- Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]
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03 June 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.
04 June 2015
Join this 30-minute webinar with guest presenter Christine Giannoni, Museum Librarian at The Field Museum in Chicago, Illinois. Christine will share her library’s experience with WorldShare Managment Services (WMS). During this session, you will:
- Hear why The Field Museum chose to implement WMS
- Learn the ways WMS is streamlining work to save staff time
- Explore how WMS is increasing visibility of the library's collections and improving the library user experience.
Christine will have plenty of time to answer audience questions. Register to join the live event and bring your questions.
The Field Museum Library serves staff of the renowned Chicago institution, visiting scholars and the general public with a small staff of seven. The library’s collections are an indispensable resource for the Museum’s research, exhibit development and educational programs. The library has been using WMS since May 2014.
04 June 2015
During this webinar, Don Hamparian, Senior Product Manager, will walk through the changes made in the EZproxy V6.0.8 release and provide details about enhancements planned for the next release.
09 June 2015
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.
10 June 2015
Access to OCLC FirstSearch will end in December 2015.
18 June 2015
During this one-hour detailed demonstration of WorldShare Management Services, you will learn how you can streamline all of your circulation tasks through a single, Web-based interface. You’ll also learn how your library operations can be performed on any tablet, laptop, smartphone or device with a Web browser. The portability of these devices means you can more easily complete tasks, such as inventory, because you carry out the tasks in your library’s stacks.
Circulation: You will see how to easily use the account management functions, including check-in, check-out and renewals, as well as integrated hold and fine management. We will demonstrate how the services track availability and holds in real time, enabling you to generate a pull list on demand.
Course Reserves: You will see how easy it is for anyone, including student workers, to create and duplicate a list, and store everything electronically.
14 July 2015
Join us for a one-hour webinar to learn how you can simplify daily activities for your librarians. Hear how OCLC’s cloud-based strategy will allow you to:
- Reform workflows by utilizing cooperatively shared data, built and maintained by librarians
- Manage electronic and print collections through a single, Web-based interface
- Make discovery, access and delivery more convenient for your users.
This list includes all OCLC Research events that are open to the public. An all-inclusive list of OCLC Research events, including events exclusively for OCLC Research Library Partners, as well as recent events and outputs, is available on the OCLC Research events page.
02 June 2015
Attendees at this workshop will explore the boundaries of the scholarly record and the curation roles of various stakeholders. #esrworkshop
03 June 2015 - 04 June 2015
Staff from all OCLC Research Library Partner institutions are invited and encouraged to attend this meeting 3-4 June 2015 in San Francisco. #orlp
WebJunction webinars are live audiovisual programs that are conducted online via WebEx web conferencing. Anyone who has an Internet connection can participate, listening to the audio broadcast through speakers or headset, or via phone. These free events allow you to meet and learn from library leaders and fellow library practitioners.
11 June 2015
Join this webinar to learn how to build awareness, partnerships and services in support of community health, using County Health Rankings & Roadmaps data and networks.
23 June 2015
This webinar, presented in collaboration with the Association for Rural & Small Libraries, will explore strategies for fundraising, for libraries of any size.
16 July 2015
This webinar, presented in collaboration with the Association for Rural & Small Libraries, showcases successful adult education opportunities for patrons who lack a GED, or other high school equivalency.
18 August 2015
A webinar with the Belgrade Community Library, winner of Library Journal's 2015 Best Small Library in America Award.