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2015

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JUN 4

04 June 2015

Watch 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.

  • Time: 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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MAY 6

06 May 2015

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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FEB 10

10 February 2015

"Library Data [R]evolution: Applying Linked Data Concepts" was a Collective Insight event that took place at San Francisco Public Library on Tuesday, February 10, 2015. The event was hosted by San Francisco Public Library, the Northern California Technical Processes Group and OCLC.

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JAN 30

30 January 2015

This event will open with an update on recent Americas Regional Council and Global Council activities. The OCLC Symposium, "Research in Context," will follow immediately. Refreshments will be served after the Symposium.

  • Location: Chicago, IL; Online
  • Venue: McCormick Place West, Room W-196a
  • Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Central Standard Time, North America [UTC -6]

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2014

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SEP 24

24 September 2014

During this session, you will learn how:
- Member collaboration and cooperation is paving the way for the library of the future
- WorldShare® Management Services engage member libraries to advise on product development
- Librarians can comprehensively and cost-effectively manage workflows.

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

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SEP 10

10 September 2014

During this 90-minute webinar, you will hear an overview of WorldShare Management Services and you will see a live demonstration of the services, including specific functionality available for library groups and consortia. You’ll be able to ask any questions you have about the services throughout the session.

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

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JUN 29

29 June 2014 - 29 June 2014

Attendees received an overview of WorldShare Metadata and new functionality in the WorldCat knowledge base, and heard current users discuss their experiences with WorldShare Metadata.

  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
  • Venue: LVH - Las Vegas Hotel, Ballroom F

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2013

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SEP 18

18 September 2013

Will the future of metadata be an evolution, revolution, or both? From serving as a descriptor of items and collections to now including people and places, the progression and repurposing of metadata is an exciting frontier, full of opportunities and challenges. Participants explored the powerful potential of metadata from a variety of insightful perspectives:

  • Location: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • Venue: In person: Glass Pavilion, Levering Hall, Johns Hopkins University; Online
  • Time: 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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JUL 1

01 July 2013 - 01 July 2013

OCLC WorldShare Metadata is now available to OCLC cataloging subscribers. Hear from Anne C. Elguindi, VIVA Associate Director, and David Whitehair, OCLC Senior Product Manager, about Collection Manager, which automatically updates e-resource collection metadata, keeping URLs current in your discovery interface. Coming soon: efficient tools to describe items uniquely held by your library, and Web services to add and enrich WorldCat records and maintain WorldCat holdings.

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JUN 29

29 June 2013

As the Web has enabled ubiquitous and instantaneous discovery of information, library users expect to find material online. Libraries must aggregate their data to be more relevant on the Web; it's not enough to have collections accessible only through an online catalog, but we need to weave library data throughout the Web. Ted Fons, OCLC Executive Director, Data Services, will demonstrate why we must use the latest ideas and technologies to make our shared library data consumable by Web services and rethink the model of shared cataloging—to move away from record management to the management of entities that can be recognized and consumed on the Web.

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Venue: McCormick Place Convention Center, Room N135
  • Time: 5:30 AM – 6:30 AM Central Daylight Time, North America [UTC -5]

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JUN 27

27 June 2013 - 02 July 2013

OCLC held a number of sessions and events at ALA Annual 2013 and introduced the new President and CEO, Skip Prichard. Recorded sessions are available for viewing.

  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Venue: McCormick Place Convention Center

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JUN 5

05 June 2013

In recent years organizations have begun using data in new and exciting ways. Phrases like “linked data,” “big data,” and “data visualization” have permeated these discussions, signaling a broader trend toward data-driven insight and integration of libraries into the wider Web.

  • Location: Jefferson City, Missouri
  • Venue: Capitol Plaza Hotel
  • Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Central Daylight Time, North America [UTC -5]

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MAY 31

31 May 2013

Part of the Collective Insight event series, this will be an engaging symposium on the break-through opportunities and operational challenges of turning data into powerful analyses and purposeful action for academic libraries and the campuses they serve.

  • Location: Evanston, Illinois
  • Venue: Northwestern University
  • Time: 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM Central Daylight Time, North America [UTC -5]

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JAN 28

28 January 2013

Managing E-books Metadata

  • Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Venue: The Conference Center of the Washington State Convention Center, Room LL3
  • Time: 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Pacific Standard Time, North America [UTC -8]

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JAN 26

26 January 2013

See presentations from the Dewey Update Breakfast at ALA Midwinter 2013.

  • Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Venue: The Conference Center of the Washington State Convention Center, Room 202
  • Time: 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Standard Time, North America [UTC -8]

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JAN 25

25 January 2013

Seattle, Washington, 25 January 2013. This Americas Regional Council (ARC) Member Meeting and OCLC Symposium included 180 in-person participants (plus more than 250 online).

  • Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Venue: Red Lion Hotel on Fifth Avenue, Emerald Ballroom
  • Time: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Pacific Standard Time, North America [UTC -8]

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2012

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AUG 14

14 August 2012 - 14 August 2012

The following presentations were made at the International Dewey Users Meeting, held in conjunction with the World Library and…

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MAY 30

30 May 2012 - 30 May 2012

Daniel Boivin, Executive Director, OCLC Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean, welcomed more than 65 participants to the annual OCLC Canada Symposium at CLA. The theme of this year’s event, The Long and Short of Library Collaboration, began with a keynote presentation from Stephen Abram, Vice President for Strategic Partnerships and Markets for Cengage Learning (Gale), Head in the Clouds: Technology in Libraries.

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JAN 22

22 January 2012 - 22 January 2012

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.

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JAN 21

21 January 2012 - 21 January 2012

Centralize e-resource management with OCLC Webscale services. The new WorldShare License Manager works with the WorldCat knowledge base to consolidate discovery, fulfillment and management of licensed resources. The knowledge base streamlines article/e-book sharing, enables full link resolution in WorldCat Local and integrates with WorldShare Acquisitions to consolidate all parts of e-resource management.

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JAN 21

21 January 2012 - 21 January 2012

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.

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